Fuji Kawaguchiko Cherry Blossom Festival 2019

Fuji Kawaguchiko Sakura Matsuri: the Best Cherry Blossom View with Lake Kawaguchi and Mt Fuji

Enjoy the best view of cherry blossoms with the beautiful lake and Mt Fuji! Fuji Kawaguchiko Cherry Blossom Festival is back 2019 Spring!


The Fuji Five Lakes are popular sightseeing spots near Mt Fuji through the year, and each lake offers an astonishing view of Mt Fuji. Lake Kawaguchiko is the most accessible and touristic lake among 5 with various tourist attractions such as rope-way, museums, hot spring Onsen, restaurants, shops, etc, as well as special events held through the year.

Lake Kawaguchiko is especially popular during cherry blossom season. There are about 300 cherry trees planted and stretching for about 1 km along the north shore of the lake. A large number of visitors visit and see the breathtaking view of cherry blossoms with the lake and Mt Fuji along with the popular Sakura Matsuri, Fuji Kawaguchiko Cherry Blossom Festival which is held annually during the season.

Fuji Kawaguchiko Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the most popular cherry blossom festivals (Sakura Matsuri) in Japan. Visitors can enjoy the stunning scenery and strolling down the promenade next to the lake. The festival features vending stalls with various local food, drinks and craft as well as the night light-up of cherry blossoms which are available after sunset till 9 pm during the season

The best viewing time for cherry blossoms in Lake Kawaguchiko area is mid early to mid April usually. Fuji Kawaguchiko Cherry Blossom Festival 2019 will be held from 6 to 14 April.


Fuji Kawaguchiko Cherry Blossom Festival (富士河口湖さくら祭り)

Map: http://bit.ly/2LeD7t1

Access: 25 mins from Kawaguchiko Station by bus (nearest bus stop: Kawaguchiko Sarumawashi Theater Konohana Art Museum Stop)

Date: 6 to 14 April 2019

Hours: 10 am to 5 pm (light-up after sunset till 9 pm)

Fee: Free