[EXPLORE SG]5 Reasons to Never Stop Blooming with Sakura Matsuri at Gardens by the Bay

These may be challenging times, but at Gardens by the Bay, flowers never stop blooming. We are standing with Singaporeans to stay positive and resilient, and the Gardens remains open for families and friends to connect with one another and find joy in nature amidst green open spaces.

This sakura season, we invite you to enjoy the ephemeral beauty of cherry blossoms right here in our Flower Dome, along with a host of complementary programmes and promotions.After all, there is nothing like a little bit of nature to soothe the mind and spirit!

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1. Be enamoured with springtime blossoms and follow the adventures of Momotaro
Springtime blossoms are filling the Flower Dome in shades of pink and white.
The Sakura Matsuri floral display features over 500 cherry and peach blossom trees, including perennial favourites like the award-winning cherry blossom cultivar Prunus ‘Accolade’ with beautiful shell-pink blooms and the classic Prunus ‘Yedoensis’ with elegant white flowers.
Take photos with the Gardens’ Sakura Instagram filter and be surrounded by graceful falling sakura petals, just like in the movies!
As you admire the blossoms, keep a lookout for Japanese folklore hero Momotaro, a boy born from a peach, and his three adorable animal friends.
2. Immerse in Japanese culture
Complementing the floral display are free cultural programmes like Japanese tea ceremonies, taiko drum performances and kendo demonstrations.
There are also Experience Areas in Flower Dome where you can try out exciting Sony Playstation games or participate in a Danbo colouring workshop.
For fans of Japanese pop culture, a colourful weekend awaits at Anime Garden at The Meadow. With appearances by celebrity cosplayers, anisong concerts, J-pop performances, anime screenings and even fortune telling, there’s something for everyone!

3. A unique Hanami Experience
Bring your family or friends along for a Hanami Experience with a difference!
Hop onto the Auto Rider, an autonomous vehicle which will take you from Bayfront Plaza to Flower Dome for the floral display. Don a yukata for that perfect photo amidst the cherry blossoms, then enjoy some Japanese snacks, green tea and sake tasting.
The Hanami Experience includes a two-way ride between Bayfront Plaza and Flower Dome on the Auto Rider, yukata rental, a hanami pack of sakura-flavoured snacks and green tea, and sakura sake tasting – all for just $20 per person.

4. Sakura Matsuri Giveaway
In a time where many are deferring travel, Gardens by the Bay brings a bit of the world to Singapore.
Beginning today until March 15, the Gardens is offering 500 Singapore residents whose travel plans to Japan during sakura season have been disrupted by COVID-19 the chance to visit Flower Dome for free during the Sakura Matsuri floral display.
Share what your disrupted trip meant to you through the Gardens’ website to stand a chance to receive tickets to Flower Dome. What’s more, the three most compelling reasons enjoy a bonus “trip to Japan” right here in Singapore, which includes Flower Dome tickets to enjoy cherry blossoms and staycation packages at Pan Pacific Singapore.
Visit www.gardensbythebay.com.sg/sakura for information and to participate. T&Cs apply.

5. 50% off tickets and other promotions
Enjoy 50% discount on tickets not just to Flower Dome, but also Cloud Forest, Floral Fantasy and Supertree Observatory. This promotion is valid from March 6-22 for Singapore residents only.
With the March school holidays just around the corner, kids aged 12 years and below enjoy free admission to the above attractions.
There’s also a host of discounts and offers at the Gardens’ retail and F&B outlets, plus free parking for up to four hours.

For more information, visit their official website here.

AS AT 13 MARCH 2020
• The Gardens will reduce the number of visitors entering our indoor attractions to ensure sufficient social distancing between visitors and to create a more pleasant environment for all. The well-being of our visitors remains a priority, and we are vigilant about the precautionary measures that have already been put in place. Click here for more information.

Where to Buy Tickets for other attractions in Gardens by the bay?
You can purchase through online through the following platforms:
1. Gardens By The Bay official website
2. KLOOK website
3. KKDAY website
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