Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival 2022

One of Australia’s most photographed, natural and instragrammable cultural events, the Sydney Cherry Blossom Festival is making a comeback to Auburn Botanic Gardens this August.

Save the date!

When: Saturday 20 August to Sunday 28 August 2022, from 9am to 5pm

Where: Auburn Botanic Gardens

Held over nine days, the event pays homage to Japan’s traditions, music, pop culture and food all while capturing the hearts of thousands as the Cherry Blossoms burst into colour across the grounds. The festival promises to bring back crowd favourites including; the ‘Cherry Trail’, the Japanese fusion food village and Izakaya Bar, the iconic Hello Kitty and loads more.

Stay tuned to this page for the full schedule of activities.

Stallholder Expressions of Interest

Council is seeking Expressions of Interest for suitable food stallholders and mobile food vehicles to participate in this event.

Applications are now open and close on Friday, 24 June 2022

How to apply

Applicants should read and understand the EOI information and application pack, including all terms and conditions and check that you meet the criteria before applying.

To apply, complete the Stallholder application form at the end of the EOI information and application pack and email it to by Friday, 24 June 2022

Contact us

If you have any queries about your application or eligibility, please contact our Events Team on 8757 9000 or email