“Cherry forecasts” estimate that in Matsumoto, the cherry trees will begin to bloom on April 10th this year. It is later than last year since it was very cold in February this winter.
Usually, they peak about a week from the beginning of bloom (so around 17th). The blossoms can be seen for 2 or 3 weeks.
The “Nighttime Cherry Blossom Viewing” event will be held April 13th-20th.