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City Officials Announce Cherry Blossom Festival Entertainment Schedule

April 3, 2019 GMT

The City of Wilkes-Barre has announced the entertainment schedule for its 42nd Annual Cherry Blossom Festival on April 27 and 28 at Kirby Park on Market Street in Kingston.

The festival runs 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day and offers food, crafts, rides, games, music and dancing.

This year, the Giants Despair Hillclimb cars will be on display.

The entertainment schedule is as follows:

April 27

 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: 13th annual “Pirouettes in the Park” featuring Dance Theater of Wilkes-Barre, David Blight School of Dance, Emerald Isle Step Dancers, Live Love Dance, Rebekah’s School of Dance, Take the Stage and Turi.

 3-5 p.m.: Third annual Cherry Blossom Festival Pageant

 5-7 p.m.: Preservation of the Arts Wilkes-Barre presents: The Boastfuls and Black Tie Stereo

April 28

 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Steve Perillo and the Followers

 1-2:30 p.m.:Yvonne Hartman

 3-4:30 p.m.:Ben Horrevoets

 5-6:30 p.m.:Broken Road Duo