Celebrate spring’s arrival with a visit to High Park and participate in the centuries old Japanese tradition of Sakura Hanami, roughly translated as “cherry blossom flower viewing.” The flowering of the Sakura trees is spectacular; peak bloom only lasts about a week, so be sure not to miss it!
Tracking & Predicting
Track the blooming progress in our slideshow gallery. Review statistics from years past to learn how to predict the full bloom days ahead.
Planning Your Visit
Don’t plan your visit before checking this out! View an interactive map, directions, and tips on how to make your visit fun and safe.
History and Horticulture
Read about the history of cherry blossoms in Toronto and Japan. Learn how the value of these trees exceeds that of beauty with local wildlife, and other fun facts!
The High Park Cherry Blossom Watch is made possible with support from Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation.