National Cherry Blossom Festival

The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration

WASHINGTON, DC

MARCH 20 - APRIL 12, 2015
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STILL ON: Soar Into Spring at the Blossom Kite Festival

Join the National Cherry Blossom Festival at the annual Blossom Kite Festival on Saturday, March 28 on the grounds of the Washington Monument from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More »
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Cherry Blast

Join us on March 27! Cherry Blast thrills visitors with a multi sensory, multimedia extravaganza. Cherry Blast: Art + Music Dance Party showcases a blossom-inspired art exhibition and an array of musical performances. More »

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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 »

National Cherry Blossom Celebration Kicks Off on March 28

On Saturday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., join the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art to celebrate the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival will a day filled with Japanese art, film, family activities, a book signing, and other special events. More »

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art to Host Variety of Events

The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art, will host an array of events in honor of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. More »
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Cherry Blast

Join us on March 27! Cherry Blast thrills visitors with a multi sensory, multimedia extravaganza. Cherry Blast: Art + Music Dance Party showcases a blossom-inspired art exhibition and an array of musical performances. 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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Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

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

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 »