Annual Sakura Matsuri Festival held at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

The annual Sakura Matsuri Festival was held this weekend at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens. The cultural event showcased the blooming cherry blossoms.

The cultural event showcased the blooming cherry blossoms.

The cultural event showcased the blooming cherry blossoms. (Credit: News 12 )

BROOKLYN - The annual Sakura Matsuri Festival was held this weekend at the Brooklyn Botanic Gardens.

The cultural event showcased the blooming cherry blossoms.

It also offered traditional Japanese performances, dances and workshops.

Some attendees brought their own costumes to the event and dressed up as their favorite anime character.

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