Sakura display returns to Gardens by the Bay till Apr. 9, features special edition Pikachu


Nixon Tan | March 15, 2023, 07:58 PM

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The annual sakura display at Gardens by the Bay is back from now till Apr. 9, 2023.

What to expect

Some of the features this year include toy trains, torii gates, and a Mount Fuji display.

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Photo from Gardens by the Bay

Meet Pikachu and friends

Those who make a trip down might also see a special edition Pikachu adorned with sakura flowers.

This is its first appearance outside of Japan.

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It will make an appearance at the Flower Dome on:

  • Mar. 18 - 1pm to 1:30pm
  • Mar. 19 - 10am to 10:30am and 1pm to 1:30pm

Flower dome admission charges apply.

This Pikachu did not come alone, as its friends will be putting on dance performances.

GIF by Mothership

The Pikachu Dance performances will be at 11am and 2pm on Mar. 18, at the Flower Dome entrance.

Other activities

Here's what else will be happening at Gardens By The Bay:

Flower Field Hall

Touring Springtime Japan:

  • Mar. 19 - 11am to 7pm, with mochi pounding at 12pm and 2:45pm

Japanese musical and folk dance performances:

  • Mar. 19 - 11am to 11:30am and 12:30pm to 1pm

Japanese drum performances:

  • Mar. 19 - 2pm to 2:45pm and 3:45pm to 4:30pm

Movie screening of "Belle":

  • Mar. 19 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm

Admission is free.

South American Garden in Flower Dome

Japanese Tea Ceremony:

Mar. 19

  • 10:30am to 11:15am
  • 11:15am to 12pm
  • 1:30pm to 2:15pm
  • 2:30pm to 3:15pm

Mar. 25 and 26

  • 12pm to 12:45pm
  • 1pm to 1:45pm
  • 2pm to 2:45pm
  • 3pm to 3:45pm

Flower dome admission charges apply.

Australian Garden in Flower Dome

Have fun with Ikebana! (Japanese floral arrangement):

  • Mar. 25 and 26 - 11am to 12pm, 1pm to 2pm, 3pm to 4pm, and 5pm to 6pm
  • Apr. 1 and 2 - 2pm to 3pm and 4pm to 5pm

Registration for the event costs S$80.

More information can be found on the Gardens By The Bay event page.

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