National Cherry Blossom Festival

The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration

WASHINGTON, DC

MARCH 20 - APRIL 12, 2015
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Reserve Free Tickets to the Opening Ceremony Now!

Watch world-renowned performers from the U.S. and Japan. More »
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Winners of Sing Into Spring Announced

Seven local artists selected to sing in the Parade on Saturday, April 11. More »
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Purchase tickets to the Pink Tie Party fundraiser

Celebrate the blossoms in style and support the Festival. More »

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Limited Free Tickets Available for Sing Into Spring Auditions!

28 vocalists from the DC area will audition live to perform in the Parade. More »

Vote Now to Support Youth Programs

Help the Festival engage local students. More »

28 Finalists Selected for the Sing Into Spring Competition

Vocalists from the DC area will audition live to perform in the Parade. More »
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Pink Tie Party

Celebrate the blossoms in style at the Pink Tie Party fundraiser, held at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. More »
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National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC

Enjoy this long-standing Washington tradition featuring lavish floats, giant helium balloons, marching bands, and family entertainment. More »

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Tamagawa University Taiko Drumming and Dance Troupe

Enjoy thundering rhythms and Japanese dance during this high-energy performance at the north entrance of the Freer Gallery of Art! More »

Art at the Center – Free Public Art Tour at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center Presented by Events DC

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center presents free public art tours featuring Washingtonian and internationally recognized artists. More »

National Cherry Blossom Festival® Opening Ceremony

Enjoy world-class entertainment from the US and Japan as we welcome springtime and celebrate the anniversary of the gift of trees from Tokyo to Washington, DC. More »