The city has released a schedule and launched a website for Brookhaven’s first Cherry Blossom Festival, taking place Friday, March 27, through Sunday, March 29.

Friday’s events, from 4 to 9 p.m., will include a kick-off concert celebrating Brookhaven’s international community. Saturday, with events scheduled from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m, will include a 5K run and walk, a children’s village and music stage.

Sunday will include a pet parade, the children’s village and youth jazz bands.

The event, taking place in Blackburn Park, will also feature artists and vendors.

For more information about the festival, volunteering and sponsorship opportunities, visit