Kawazu Cherry Blossom Festival

Come for the blossoms, stay for the resort

Mid Feb
Mid Mar
Venue: Kawazu When: Mid Feb - Mid Mar 2021

Nestled along the coast of Japan's Izu Peninsula, Kawazu is a town that would be easy to pass by. But looks can be deceiving, and that's definitely the case with Kawazu. Each year between February and March, this town hosts the Kawazu Sakura Festival, one of Japan's most unique cherry blossom festivals.

Unlike regular cherry blossoms, the Kawazu cherry blossoms begin blooming earlier, last longer, and are graced with a vibrant pink hue. Along with a stay at the nearby Izu Imaihama Tokyu Resort, this is a trip you will never forget!

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Lynda Hogan a month ago
I'm so excited for the Kawazu cherry blossoms. We have some here in Saitama that will hopefully bloom in mid February too.
Victoria Vlisides 5 years ago
Good to know that they bloom earlier :)