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Cherry Blossom Viewing Picnic

& Lantern Night Tea Ceremony



This is a special annual tea ceremony celebrating the beauty of spring with  Bento box and formal Japanese out door tea ceremony under cherry blossoms and lanterns at a park.
















Date: Sunday, March 26th, 2023

Time:  6pm - 8:30pm

Location: Belle Coolege Park, South Sacramento

Fee: $40 (Temple Associate), $47 (non-Associate)

Reservation required

Reservation fee:$10.  (not refundable after March 20 but transferable . ) 

Come and join for our cherry blossom night viewing picnic and tea ceremony to celebrate the spring at Belle Cooledge Park.  

Authentic delicious and healthy Japanese Hanami picnic lunch and organic green tea /Matcha and traditional confectionary will be served under the cherry blossom. Vegan and non-caffeine tea options are available upon request. (We will have plenty of vegan, gluten-free dishes for lunch but we can't accept a special diet

Click here to reserve your seat   

After your reservation you will be receiving the confirmation email from us by  March 23rd.  Please make sure to reply to confirm your attendance.  If we do not receive your confirmation mail back by the 25th, your seat will be given to those who are in our waiting lit.  There will be no refund for your reservation fee.  

Waiting List:

Please email us with your full name and number of your guest, if you would like to be on the waiting list.

We will be meeting at the Park at 6pm. 


What to bring: Lantern or outdoor candle if you have any.   Bring your own camping chair if you have one (we are sitting on a picnic blanket on the ground under the tree for tea ceremony). You own drinking water.  (Other beverages are available.)  Please note that there will be no public bathroom there.  

◆Dress Code: Spring Colors or/and Something Japanese
At Temple KUKURI, we are celebrating the beauty of spring and the energy of playful feminine energy in all of us to connect to the EARTH. Please wear your favorite spring color clothes or something Japanese themed clothing or accessories to the tea ceremony.


Hanami 花見/ Cherry Blossom Viewing Picnic

Japanese love to celebrate the spring in nature specially under cherry blossom trees with bento box and sake.  When cherry blossom is in full bloom, you will see happy faces at Hanami/cherry blossom viewing picnic all over Japan day and night. 

*Please click here to learn about our Associate membership.

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