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Yozakura: Cherry Blossom Nightview, a Unique Experience!

Updated: Apr 20

🌸 Have you ever wondered what it's like to see cherry blossoms glow under the moonlight? 🌙 Well, let me tell you about my unforgettable experience in Salem, OR. The flowers shimmered softly, like stars on the ground, as I wandered through the night. It truly felt like walking through a dream! 😍 If you ever have the chance, don't miss out on this extraordinary sight! 🌸✨ Join me on a magical journey with Haque's EYE! 🌸✨


What is Yozakura?


"Yozakura" is a cool word from Japan! 🌸 It means "night sakura" or "nighttime cherry blossoms." Imagine 🌙✨



People in Japan love this, especially during cherry blossom season. They have special events where they light up the cherry blossoms at night. It's like a big party with lots of lights and fun! 🎉


Why in Salem, OR?


Salem 💐 has loved cherry blossoms 🍒 since a long time ago! Back in 1903, they had their first Cherry Festival 🎉. Four years later, in 1907, Salem got the cool nickname "Cherry City" 🌸. People really liked cherries there!



There was a group called the "Cherrians" who wanted to have a big Blossom Day every year 🌸. They tried in 1913, but it didn't work out.



But don't worry! In 2015, they brought it back! Now, every year, Salem has a big party to celebrate cherry blossoms 🥳. It's a fun time for everyone!


What is the Best Time to Experience?



🌸 For the best nighttime cherry blossom viewing in Oregon, plan your visit between late March and early April. 🌙



🌸 During this time, you'll be treated to the most vibrant and enchanting display of blossoms under the moonlit sky. ✨ Don't miss out on this magical experience!


Where to Go?




🌸 When visiting Oregon for nighttime cherry blossom viewing, consider heading to State Capitol State Park in Salem. 🌙 It is a huge park in front of the Oregon State Capitol.



🏞️ Pack your picnic basket, grab your blanket and chairs, and prepare to be enchanted by the stunning cherry blossoms in full bloom.



The trees with twinkling lights and traditional Japanese lanterns, create a picturesque setting perfect for capturing memories. 📸

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📅 Check the event calendar usually from Mid March to Early April

📍 Where: State Capitol State Park, 155 Waverly St NE, Salem, OR 97310

⏰ When: 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM 


How Much Does it Cost?


Organized by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, it is completely FREE to the public! This special nighttime cherry blossom viewing promises an unforgettable experience. 🌙



🌸 People gather to see the beautiful blossoms shining in the dark. It's super cool and makes everyone feel amazed and happy! 😊💫 Yozakura is all about enjoying the beauty of cherry blossoms at night and having a great time with friends and family! 🌸🌟 So what are you waiting for, just head down there! Will see you in some other corner of the World, till then Happy exploring... with Haque's EYE!








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