• When: April 16, 2016 10:40 am - April 17, 2016 5:25 pm
  • Where: Granville Island, Dock 7
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    Blossom Barge will be moored at Granville Island Market April 16, 17 for afternoon performances on from the barge stage featuring exciting, free performances of Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra, Tetsu Taiko & Tzo’kam cross-cultural collaboration, Langley Ukulele Ensemble and international yoyo superstar – Harrison Lee.

    If you’re a Festival fan, join the Blossom Barge Flotilla on its voyage from False Creek back home to Crab Park! Put on your pink, blossom up your crew and vessel and add to the fanfare of the flotilla ~ Come together on Sunday afternoon April 17 to “cheer on the cherries” “send-off” of Blossom Barge! After Granville Island Market performances, the barge will make another trip down False Creek, back home followed by a flotilla of First Nations canoes, dragon boats, rowers, yachts and pleasure boats. Audiences can get a great view of the parade from the Canada Place Viewing Station, the Official Fan Zone of Cherry Blossom Festival Blossom Barge!


    April 16, 2016
    10:40 AM Blossom Barge parades from Science World to Granville Island
    12:00 PM-2:00 PM Performances at Granville Island Market
    Featuring Tetsu Taiku & Tzo’kam collaboration, Kutapira and Langley Ukulele Ensemble!

    April 17, 2016
    12:00 PM-2:00 PM Performances at Granville Island Market
    Featuring the Vancouver Metropolitan Orchestra!
    3:00 PM Blossom Barge parades from Granville Island to Science World
    5:25 PM Blossom Barge passes by Canada Place Viewing Station