2018 Court participating in the Mountain View Obon

The 2017 Court showing the sister city courts around San Francisco during Hospitality Weekend!


The 2016 candidates performing choreography in their furisode on Program Night(pc:Mark)


Representatives from the Fujiyasu Kimono Company with former queens wearing their furisodes generously donated by Fujiyasu Kimono Company (pc: Mark )


2015 candidates during their Q&A segment on Program Night (pc: Mark )


The 2013 Court participating in the Nihonmachi Street Fair Parade


2012 Court members volunteering at the Annual Soy & Tofu Festival in San Francisco, Japantown

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2011 Court celebrating Japanese American Heritage Night with the San Francisco Giants

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2011 and 2010 Cherry Blossom Court taking photos in front of City Hall before the Festival Grand Parade


The 2009 Court on Press Preview Day


The 2008 Court at Nisei Week in Los Angeles

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2006 Cherry Blossom Court and Sister City Courts with Mayor Gavin Newsom


The 2006 Court volunteering at Kodomo no Hi, Children’s Day, in San Francisco, Japantown


2005 court before the grand parade with Parade Marshal Musahimaru Koyo, a famous sumo wrestler.

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2003 and 2002 Cherry Blossom Court with visiting Sister City Courts in front of City Hall with Kristi Yamaguchi

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1999 Cherry Blossom Court at the Peace Plaza Stage during the festival in San Francisco, Japantown

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1997 Cherry Blossom Court before the Festival’s Grand Parade


1995 Cherry Blossom Festival film–George Takei Grand Parade Marshall (PC: David Toshiyuki)

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1996 Cherry Blossom Court on the Japan Airlines float

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1993 Cherry Blossom Court dressed in furisode for the festivities

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1992 Cherry Blossom Court protecting their furisodes with umbrellas and ponchos during the festival’s Grand Parade

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1991 Court in their evening gowns for Program Night

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1987 Cherry Blossom Court on the float during the Grand Parade

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1983 Cherry Blossom Queen with guests from San Francisco’s sister city, Osaka

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1978 Cherry Blossom Court on the Japan Airlines float for the Festival’s Grand Parade

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1977 Cherry Blossom Court on the Japan Airlines float during the Festival’s Grand Parade

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Former Cherry Blossom Court Members with Mr. Ato of the Fujiyasu Kimono Company

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1974 Cherry Blossom Court during the Festival’s Grand Parade