April 25, 2022
It’s official. The city of Toronto has announced that High Park will be opened for the cherry blossom season his year after being closed for 2 years due to the Covid-19 virus. During those years, the city of Toronto created a “Bloom Cam” to provide a live 24/7 footage of the cherry blossoms which had just under 125,000 unique visitors.
This year, Mayor John Tory encouraged people to visit by stating “When the peak bloom begins, I encourage you to rediscover the cherry blossoms in High Park and in cherry blossom locations across the city.”
So that brings us to the question, “when is peak bloom in Toronto?”
Generally, peak bloom is in late-April to mid-May, but only lasts for 4-10 days out of the entire year! With the peak window being so short and the cherry blossoms being in such high demand, everyone can expect huge crowds and traffic at the park.
When visiting High Park during full bloom, I do recommend that you: