Every spring the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens celebrates the Cherry Blossom Festival with an enormous Japanese Festival, planned for the peak of the blossoms. It's an amazing celebration, but also an incredibly expensive one at $20/person.
I don't know about you, but I'm not one to shell out $80 for a family of four to see....a garden. Yes, a magnificent garden, but for $80, I'll pass.
Here's a secret: