National Cherry Blossom Festival

The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration


MARCH 20 - APRIL 12, 2015

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Blossoms and Baseball

This weekend, the National Cherry Blossom Festival and the Washington Nationals team up for the annual Blossoms and Baseball game on Saturday, April 4. Join us at 1:05 p.m. as the Nationals take on the New York Yankees at Nationals Park for an exhibition game that continues to connect D.C.’s world-renowned festival with the Washington […] More »

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National Cherry Blossom Festival to Host Youth Art Exhibition

The National Cherry Blossom Festival’s youth education programs are a great opportunity to teach the younger generation the importance of the gift of the trees from Tokyo to Washington, D.C. These programs help inspire youth to enjoy the nation’s greatest springtime celebration and promote cross-cultural understanding and international friendship. Programs include a Youth Art Contest, […] More »

National Cherry Blossom Festival and ParkedIn Announce Partnership

The National Cherry Blossom Festival and ParkedIn are excited to partner together to offer reserved parking for many of the 2015 Festival events. ParkedIn, a DC-based technology committed to providing attractive parking opportunities, gives festival attendees the opportunity to reserve and pay for parking spaces for major Festival events. ParkedIn will continue to release additional […] More »

National Cherry Blossom Festival Online Auction Is Now Open!

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Online Auction is now open! Bid on exciting, luxurious, and one-of-a-kind items, restaurant gift certificates, and much more! The auction will run from March 25, 2015 to April 13, 2015 with proceeds going to the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Funds raised during the auction help keep Festival events free and accessible to […] More »
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Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

Enjoy live music and entertainment for all ages preceding the Fireworks Show at 8:30 PM. More »
2014 Parade Finale

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 »

Blossoms and Baseball

Celebrate spring with Blossoms and Baseball as the Washington Nationals take on the New York Yankees. More »