43rd Annual Cherry Blossom Festival
Sun., April 24, 2016
(The 2017 Festival will be on April 23.)
Get the Flavor of the Festival
Click here to see Chris Randall's great Festival 2016 photos from his
I Love New Haven site. Thank you Chris!
The kickoff was 18th Annual Pre-Festival Concert
Sat. April 23 * 7:30 p.m. * St. Michael's Church
See the concert program and more
Read about the wonderful musicians of Wooster Square
• Free Festival entertainment included :
Hillhouse High School Band and Shades of Blue dance troupe,
Tuxedo Junction (The Sounds of Swing)
Carlos Y Su Momento Musical (Salsa)
St. Luke's Steel Band
• Dedicated Children's Area with arts & crafts,
Nappy's Puppets (Shadow Puppets),
activities with Peabody Museum, New Haven Museum and Horizon Wings,
New Haven Free Public Library Readmobile.
• Pet Friendly Area
• More than a dozen local food vendors, artists and authors,
local non-profits and display tables with Wooster Square history
Click here for the full line-up of exhibitors, activities, and food vendors who participated.
Dedication of St. Michael Corner and Bev's Corner with Hillhouse High School Junior ROTC Color Guard, The Italian Societies, members of the New Haven Fire Department, and a number of dignitaries was moving.
Friend of Wooster Square Award
was presented to Christy Hass, recently retired Deputy Director of the City's
Dept. of Parks, Recreation, & Trees More about Christy
LEARN MORE - (just click any of the links below)
• 2016 Festival Program
• Festival Map
• Our Wonderful Festival Supporters