Monday, March 21, 2016

Events DC Presents Cherry Blast on April 16th

Every spring this vibrant gathering proves a popular combination of Japanese sights, sounds and tastes, and this year, the event creatively spotlights all things related to anime, cosplay and gaming. This April, the fun launches in a new location –in the heart of downtown DC —at the Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square.

The Japanese-inspired event brings the energy and excitement surrounding its pop cultural experiences to the Festival. At Carnegie Library, revelers can enjoy a range of activities from manga and gaming to electric drifting competitions. Attendees can also partake in creative cosplay contests and learn about the latest Japanese fashion trends – straight from the runway. And the opportunity to relish in mouth-watering Tokyo street food, sake tastings and sushi workshops are just a few of the experiences available. Just when guests think it can’t get any better, they discover DC’s largest Japanese-inspired dance party, which showcases Asia’s alluring club and techno scenes.

Activities include:
Sushi and Sake Workshops
Cherry Blast Dance Party
Cosplay Competition
Tokyo Street Food Experience
Manga Vendors
Anime Fashion Show
Gaming and Drift Car Competition
Live Painting & Cherry Blossom Inspired Art Show

Event Details:
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Time: 6:00 PM - 2 AM
Location: Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square
801 K Street, NW Washington, DC 20001
Cost:
General Admission: $20 (6 – 10pm)
Includes: Food Alley, Gaming, Truck Show, Living Painting, Art
Sake/Sushi Tasting: $20 (6 – 9pm)
Cosplay Dance Party: $20
Japanese Whiskey Tasting: $20
Cherry Blast Dance Party: $25 (10 – 2am)
Special Package Admission Prices:
For all of the above experiences: $75
VIP: $125
For all of the above plus VIP Suite access, fashion show, opening ceremony
Tickets: TBA
For more info please contact Events DC through the event website below.