The 12th Annual San Francisco Cherry Blossom Costume Parade and Contest went off without a hitch yesterday in Civic Center.
This shot from official Cherry Blossom Photographer David Yu captures the scene:
Here’s the awards ceremony under the pouring sun.
And here are the winners, starting their journey to Japantown:
Congratulations to all the participants.
See you next year!
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