Day: Sunday April 15
Location: Fairmount Park Horticultural Center
Want another chance to show off your cosplay, and meet up with friends you might see at Zenkaikon? Join us on April 15th at Sakura Sunday!
Sakura Sunday, run by the Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia (JASGP), celebrates the blooming of the sakura (cherry blossom) trees in Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park. Attendees can enjoy musical performances, martial arts demonstrations, crafts, vendors, food, tours of Shofuso Japanese house, and more! Tickets are $15 at the event, or $10 purchased in advance online through March 31.
Zenkaikon will have a booth at the festival and we would love for you to stop by! Our booth will be located in the Little Akiba Area.
Cosplay Fashion Show
The Fashion Show will take place in the Little Akiba stage area at 2:30 p.m. Show off your costume and strut your stuff on the runway to music! Signups will be taken online until Friday, April 13 at midnight. Additional signups will be taken at the Zenkaikon booth at Sakura Sunday. For this event, cosplay must be from established characters from Asian based anime, manga, video games, and other official Asian sources only.
The Cosplay Showcase will be featured on the Main Stage at 11:45 p.m. Come be interviewed on stage as you show off your work, discuss your character, construction and a bit about the hobby! Signups will ONLY be taken online until Friday April 13 at midnight.There will be no additional signups at the festival. For this event, cosplay must be from established characters from Asian based anime, manga, video games, and other official Asian sources only.
More Sakura Sunday information is available on the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival website.
We hope to see you there!