National Cherry Blossom Festival

The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration

WASHINGTON, DC

MARCH 20 - APRIL 12, 2015
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Winners of Sing Into Spring Announced

In a thrilling display of the DC area’s diverse local talent, seven acts were selected to perform in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC on Saturday, April 11. At a live audition, the winners were chosen from 28 finalists, all part of the second annual Sing Into Spring vocal competition held […] More »
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Purchase tickets to the Pink Tie Party fundraiser

Celebrate the blossoms in style and purchase tickets now for the Festival’s signature fundraiser, the Pink Tie Party, held Thursday, March 19 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center (1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW). Wear your finest “Pink Tie” cocktail attire and enjoy a fabulous evening filled with delicious cuisine, cocktails, live music, dancing, […] More »
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Vote Now to Support Youth Programs

Vote Here The National Cherry Blossom Festival has applied for a $10,000 grant from KIND Snacks to support the Youth Art Contest. Festival programming is in jeopardy due to budget constraints, and your vote is crucial to help continue our tradition of supporting youth in the community. Please take 2 minutes to vote for us […] 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 »

28 Finalists Selected for the Sing Into Spring Competition

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

Parade Grandstand Tickets On Sale Now!

Standing room along the Parade route is free, but grandstand seats ensure the best view, and tickets are now on sale for individuals and groups of 10 or more. 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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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 »

Blossom Kite Festival

Enjoy the thrill of competition, beauty in the sky, and the most amazing kite flying on the National Mall. More »

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

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