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Sakura Activities

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Activities offered during the 2024 Downtown Akron Sakura Festival include:

Free Activities

  • Ikebana (flower arranging) 
  • Akron-Summit County Public Library Bookmobile (Spaghetti Warehouse Trailhead)
  • Akron Early College National Honor Society (friendship bracelets)
  • Photoplay photo booth (free photo booth prints)
  • Wish Ribbons
  • Wild & Free OT (kid-based nature activity; sensory elements)
  • Akron-Canton Bonsai Society (bonsai tree display)
  • Akron Art Museum (Buddha board activity)
  • Origami activity at Spaghetti Warehouse Trailhead and the Mustill Store
  • Story Walk
  • History Walk
  • Haiku Display (by NIHF STEM Middle School learners)

Paid Activities

  • Sakura Fest: Paint in the Park (Session 1), by Street Craftery (3:30 - 5 pm), $30
  • Sakura Fest: Paint in the Park (Session 2), by Street Craftery (5:30 - 7 pm), $30
    Join us for a fun and interactive guided painting session on the canal! Surrounded by Japanese Cherry Blossoms, live music, and rich cultural experiences, you're sure to have a great time and leave with stunning artwork to take home!
  • Sakura Candle-Making (4 Sessions, 45-minutes each), by Street Craftery, $32
    Join us for a fun and aromatic candle-making experience on April 6th during the Sakura Festival! Pick the time slot that works for you! In these mini-sessions - you'll start by exploring our fragrance wall where you'll select the scents and candle vessel of your choice to create your own custom scented candle. Finish it off with a FREE Cherry Blossom add-in!Take a your fully-cured candle and a piece of the festival home with you!
  • Sunshine Expressions Facepainting (at the Spaghetti Warehouse Trailhead)

More to come!