FAQ

About Sakura Sunday

How much are the admission fees for Sakura Sunday?
Adults - $10, Children $12 & under are free.
How / When / Where do I take the shuttle bus from Center City to Sakura Sunday?
From 9:00 AM until 3:30 PM, yellow shuttle buses will be departing for the Horticulture Center from 30th Street Station roughly every 15 to 20 minutes*. Riders are required to pay $15 before getting on the bus, at which time they are given a wristband that grants entry to Sakura Sunday and a free return bus trip to Center City at the end of the Festival. Payment must be made in cash, exact change only. Children 12 and under ride for free.

Return trip buses will be running throughout the day, with the last bus to Center City departing the Horticulture Center at 5:30 PM.

*Due to road conditions and traffic, bus arrival and departure timings are subject to fluctuation. We ask that you please be patient while waiting for buses.

May I bring my pet to Sakura Sunday?
Yes, Sakura Sunday is pet friendly. Please keep your pet on a lead at all times.
May I bring food and drink to Sakura Sunday?
While there will be food and drink vendors on site, visitors are also encouraged to bring their own food and drink items. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the Horticulture Center.
For all inquires related to DIRECTIONS and PARKING for Sakura Sunday:
Venue Location:
Horticulture Center (Google Maps)
Montgomery Drive & Belmont Avenue (I-76 Exit 341), Philadelphia 19131

Driving from the East
•76 West to Montgomery Drive Exit (341)
•Turn left at light onto Montgomery Drive; follow signs to parking

Driving from the West
•76 East to Montgomery Drive Exit (341)
•Turn right onto Montgomery Drive; follow signs to parking

Parking Information
Vehicles are not permitted to park at the Horticulture Center. $10 per vehicle remote parking with complimentary shuttle service along South George’s Hill, Avenue of the Republic, and States Drive.

Limited handicapped parking is available at the Horticulture Center. Only cars with handicapped tags will be admitted. Additionally, participants may be dropped off at the gates to limit their need to walk.

About the Trees

Where are Philadelphia's cherry blossom trees?
A map of the best cherry blossom viewing sites can be found on this page.  Click the image there to view a larger version.
When will the cherry blossom trees be in bloom?
Blossoming time varies from year to year depending on changes in the climate, but expect to see brilliant pink blossoms towards the end of March and the lighter, larger varieties up through mid-April.

About Shofuso Japanese House & Garden

For information about Shofuso Japanese House & Garden, please refer to their website at www.shofuso.com or get in touch using the contact information below:

Shofuso Japanese House & Garden
Phone: (215) 878-5097
Email: info@shofuso.com
 


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