High Park Cherry Blossom Watch

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!

  • May 14, 2015
    The petals have fallen, but this marks a beginning for these Sakura trees. Be sure to visit again this summer!


  • Tracking & Predicting
    Peak Bloom

    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!

  • Donate to Cherry Blossom Watch
    We need your help! Please donate so we can continue to provide nature lovers the chance to catch this amazing sight for this year and the next!.

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The High Park Cherry Blossom Watch is made possible with support from Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation.