Partake in hanami, or cherry-blossom viewing, at Brooklyn Botanic Garden. The garden is taken over each April by pink blossoms from more than 200 trees. This springtime celebration comes from a centuries-old Japanese custom of viewing the flowers to reflect on life’s beauty and transience. The festival hits peak bloom with Sakura Matsuri, on April 27 and 28.
Celebrate spring with cherry blossoms at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
Lush pink blooms take over the grounds in April.
During Hanami, or cherry-blossom viewing, enjoy picturesque pinks from over 200 trees.
The festival honors America’s relationship with Japan.
Note: cherry blossoms don’t give off a scent, nor do they grow cherries.
But they sure do look great.