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Cherry Blossoms

The Annual Fort Wayne Cherry Blossom Festival - May 19, 2024

​ This year the festival was held in Walb Student Union at Purdue University-Fort Wayne. Thousands of visitors came to experience Japanese music, food, art and talent.

The festival will be on May 18, 2025 in the same location

OHANAMI - Viewing of the Cherry Trees

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Japanese American Community Picnic

The annual picnic was helde on August 13, 1 pm to 5 pm, in the Japanese Panvilion at Swinney Park West.  Everyone was asked to bring Japanese food to share.  Click Picnic Fun to read about the event.

Fort Wayne Sister Cities Cookbook

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JAAI encourages you to support Fort Wayne Sister Cities International through purchasing one of their new cookbooks.

Please click COOKBOOK for more information.

This low-key event was scheduled for sometime in April, near the Japanese Pavilion in Swinney Park West.  This year was a good year to see the flowers, and we discovered that one tree was a different variety from the other 4 in that it had pink flowers rather than white.

EVENTS

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