Cherry blossoms in Vancouver are a spectacular sight to behold. Every year in early spring, the city is blanketed in pink and white as the cherry trees burst into bloom. The cherry blossom season typically lasts for a few weeks, with peak bloom usually occurring in late March or early April, depending on the weather.
Visitors and locals alike flock to the city’s parks and gardens to take in the stunning display of natural beauty. It is one of the most popular things to do in Vancouver in April. The most popular spots to see the cherry blossoms in Vancouver include Queen Elizabeth Park, Stanley Park, and the VanDusen Botanical Garden. The cherry blossoms are a cherished symbol of spring and renewal, and hundreds of spring photos appear all over social media thanks to this interactive cherry bloom map!
The Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off April 1st and goes until April 23rd! They have a cherry-finding map that will help you find the perfect blooms in your neighborhood or one near you! You can find it here. Keep an eye on the weather in Vancouver in April and dress in layers! It can be beautiful and warm or still a bit chilly!
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Lindsay Nieminen is the creator of UncoveringBC.com. She grew up and still lives in the suburbs of Vancouver with her family. She aims to inspire inform, and educate others about traveling in her home province of British Columbia. She is also the creator of carpediemourway.com which aims to show parents how to seek out adventure at home or abroad, with their children in tow!