National Cherry Blossom Festival® Opening Ceremony

Time: 5 – 6:30 PM
Location: The Warner Theatre – 513 13th Street, NW (map)
Cost: FREE; Advance Ticketing Required

Kick-off the 2013 National Cherry Blossom Festival with local and national entertainment as we welcome springtime to Washington, DC. Guests will experience the story of how the gift of trees has developed into the nation’s greatest springtime celebration, as told through a series of traditional and contemporary performances.

Musical performers include breakout pop-star Andy Grammer, Nanae Iwata and Mariko Furukawa, Junko Yagami, Chihiro Yamanaka Trio, Rina Haruki, and Urban Nation H.I.P.-H.O.P. Choir.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony with be held on March 23 from 5 – 6:30 PM at the Warner Theatre, located at 513 13th Street, NW, Washington, DC, 20004.


The Opening Ceremony is a free and open to the public event, however reservations are required. To reserve your tickets, click here.

*AT THIS TIME, AVAILABLE TICKETS HAVE BEEN CLAIMED. Limited seats may be released via the system at any given time due to cancellations. Please try again as we get closer to the date of the event. Thank you for your interest!

Getting There

Metro: Metro Center, Blue/Orange/Red
Federal Triangle, Blue/Orange
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Contact Information

P: 877.44.BLOOM (877.442.5666)

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