Throughout the year, RIPA hosts over 200 free public events including tours, movie nights, waterfront activities, our annual Earth Day and Harvest Festivals and more. These family-friendly drop-in events play an integral role in helping Park visitors explore the Island’s varied points of interest. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully.

For inquiries about accessibility, to request an accommodation or for event information please email [email protected].

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Cherry Blossom Festival

May 6, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Each spring RIPA’s annual Cherry Blossom Festival ushers in the warmer months, and gives visitors the opportunity to appreciate the Park’s spring beauty with live music, performances, games, exhibitions and more, inspired by Japanese culture.


  • Face painting
  • Kite flying
  • Peekaboo photo sculptures by Rica Takashima
  • Crafts, games and more

Live Performances:

  • J.D. Patch Band (12pm – 4pm)
  • Taiko Aiko Kai Drumming (12:30pm & 2:30pm)
  • Junko Fisher Okinawan Dance Company (1:30pm)
  • Taisan Tanaka Calligraphy (2:30pm)

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**Despite the rain today we will still have the Cherry Blossom Festival tomorrow. We recommend wearing weather appropriate shoes.  Please check our social media for updates.  We hope to see you at the Park!


May 6, 2017
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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