Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Cherry Blossom Japanese Street Festival

We had the greatest time last weekend. We decided to visit my best friend who lives in in Northern Virginia (only a short metro ride away from D.C.). The Cherry Blossom festival was going on which was the best part of the entire visit! Being a little on th nerdy side - I was in absolute heaven being surrounded by all the japanese culture.

We were lucky enough to get a pretty good spot at the parade. All of the floats were so lovely!

There were a ton of cosplayers which was probably my favorite part of the entire experience. I loved seeing how much effort went into these beautiful costumes and it was fun spotting the characters I knew by name. ;) They even had a  J Rock Band playing on stage. Their name was Magverry and they were great!

And of course it wouldn't be a Japanese festival with out super cute character plushies! There was a ton of other cute things for sale as well. My hubby actually bought me a Kokeshi doll. I just love it!

It was all over to soon!
So hopefully all of you had as lovely as a weekend as I did.
Thanks for reading!


  1. These are gorgeous photos! Looks like so much fun.

  2. We were there! We live a "short metro" ride from DC. Did you get to see the blooms? They were so difficult this year due to the weather, but they were beautiful once they decided to show themselves :)