Sakura Matsuri

58th Annual Sakura Matsuri

The Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival in Washington D.C. is the largest one-day celebration of Japanese culture in the United States, and is proud to be the grand finale of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Performers and vendors travel from all over the world to share their love of Japanese culture and traditions with the Festival attendees.


JET Program @ Sakura Matsuri

The JET Program is excited to take part in the grand finale of the Festival and invites you to join us at our booth for games, exclusive swag, and exhilarating tales of JET alumni adventures in Japan! Take a photo with Godzilla while you learn information about the prestigious JET Program and the numerous opportunities that come with being a part of the global JET network and community.



Find the Sakura Matsuri at Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd and 7th Streets, NW.

Find us at Sakura Matsuri here!

Don’t forget to check out the other vendors and amazing performances!






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Since the JET Program was founded in 1987, we have sent more than 61,000 global participants (including nearly 32,000 Americans) to work in schools, boards of education, and government offices throughout Japan.

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