Located at the southern end of the San Francisco peninsula, Cupertino is a sophisticated California suburb. In fact, Forbes magazine ranked the city as one of the most educated small towns in California. Geographically speaking, it is part of the greater Santa Clara County and made up of numerous neighborhoods (most of which have been developed before the 1960’s). The city itself spans about 11 square miles of densely packed, suburban terrain and extends to the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains. According to the 2010 US Census, the population is an astounding 58,000, most of whom take pride in its proximity to California’s biggest job hub San Jose.
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The Cherry Blossom Festival is one of the most popular events in the the area. The annual Cherry Blossom Festival honors Cupertino’s sister city of Toyokawa, Japan. The event offers a wide selection of Japanese food and beverages, entertainment, demonstrations, cultural exhibits, art, crafts and clothing for sale. All-day entertainment takes place in the Amphitheatre.