Tickets required for all! Members enter free with ticket. Buy Tickets Become a Member. Sakura Matsuri, the Garden's annual cherry blossom festival, celebrates Japanese culture with a rich program of events. Tickets for Saturday. Tickets for Sunday. All festival attendees must present ticket for entrance.
Crimson Bloom Celebration on the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens
A complete guide to cherry blossom season at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. Check the cherry blossom status map. Learn where all the flowering cherry trees are. Sakura Matsuri, the Garden's annual cherry blossom festival, celebrates in traditional Japanese dress dances on stage at Sakura Matsuri at Brooklyn Botanic.
During April and May, visitors to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden will first see the blooming of the spectacular weeping cherry trees and, subsequently, the extravagant display of double pink blossoms on the Cherry Tree Esplanade.
2018 Cerise Come out of yourself Time-lapse by the side of Brooklyn Botanic Private ground
Experts said that while the blast of spring the city saw this week could increase the chance of early bloom times for cherry blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden , New Yorkers' unofficial start to spring, the weather need to remain warm for several days in a row to really accelerate change. Botanists at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden previously said the best conditions to trigger blooms happen when temperatures hover above degrees for several days in a row. The amount of sun doesn't affect the bloom days, as flowers respond better to cloudy days, according to the garden. The best weather for the cherry blossoms is a string of warm weather followed by temperatures dropping a bit after the blooming starts to extend their lifecycle, the garden said. While peak bloom time is mid-March to mid-April, the city was treated to an early bloom season in Brooklyn for two years in a row from to New Yorkers desperate for any sign of spring can keep track of the cherry blossom's bloom cycles with the Botanic Garden's "Cherrywatch" online tracker that starts to update once a day in March.