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One of the most popular festival held every spring is Vancouver’s  Cherry Blossom festival or “Sakura Festival”. Basically the term Sakura originates from Japan meaning “a flowering cherry tree”.  It was believed that many of  the cherry blossoms in Vancouver originates Japan. This is a celebration of spring awakening with more than 37,000 Cherry Trees of Vancouver.  It has served as a symbol of spring and friendship of both in Canada and Japan.

This year as Vancouver’s celebrates it’s 125th anniversary, The Cherry Blossom Festival  will once again paint the city in pink from March 26-April 22, 2011. With it’s budding and flowering trees, it’s no wonder that it has become an international symbol for Spring.

Highlights of this Year’s festival:

  • The Cherry Jam Downtown – the festival’s kick off party will be held at Burrard Skytain station or March 31.
  • The Haiku Invitational 2011 – get your creative juices up to create your very own haiku.  see official site for details
  • Bike the blossoms – enjoy a ride and in a scenic route by a blossoming cherry trees
  • Cherry Blossom Viewing – Check out the viewing map and learn where’s the best place to capture this unique trees
  • Sakura Days Japan Fair –  Experience Japan with numerous oriental events and ceremony this April 2 &3 at VanDusen Botanical Garden.

RV-ers you may leave your motorhome vehicles in one of the many RV Parks and venture out to see the festival sights. RV-ers, here are some of Vancouver’s RV Parks and some campgrounds near the area.

So what are you waiting for? Mark your calendar and get ready to witness the Cherry Blossom festivals with RV rentals. Visit us at RV rentals Canada and choose from our wide array of quality motorhomes in the market.

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This year Canada welcomes spring with it’s largest flower and garden festival of North America, The 14th Annual Canada Blooms festival. Happening from March 16 -20, 2011,  the event showcase outstanding floral and landscape displays and aims to promote horticulture with this year’s theme: “Rhythms”. This year’s festival will be held at Direct Energy Centre in Toronto with about six acres of enchanting gardens in full blooms.

By visiting the events you get to marvel at the fantastic floral displays of different gardens, watch floral competitions, attend over 200 hours of free lectures and shop at Blooms Marketplace!

Spring is also the best time of the year to go RVing to Canada.  So,  don’t forget to drive to Ottawa and be apart of this biggest spring party! Celebrate this colorful season with RV rentals.

*Here’s a video from YouTube relieving the memories of Canada Blooms 2009.

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Canada is a rich country with numerous festivals happening every year. From seasonal festivals to annual and historical events, name it, we have everything here in Canada. These festivities has become an instant attraction from travelers all over the world paving their way to ” the land of maples ” to witness the said events.

With the  RV rentals industry booming in the country, this has become a major means of transportation to travel from once place to another. Thus providing convenience to spectators who wants to have their fill of Canadian festivals.

The picture above showcase festivals of Canada happening this coming spring. From the famous Maple festivals to Tulips and Cherry Blossoms Festivals to name a few.  Get ready to mark your calendar once again, it’s time to say hello to spring!

Enjoy and Have Fun!

Don’t forget to book early with RV rentals and get your dose of the much awaited Canadian Spring Festivals!

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