Time: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Washington Monument grounds - Constitution Avenue & 17th Street, NW (Map)
The Blossom Kite Festival soars into spring and kicks off the kite flying season with five areas to explore and enjoy: the Competition &...; Demonstration Field, Family Field, Kite Club Display Area, Activity Tents, and Public Field. See the creativity of kite makers and skill of kite fliers from across the US and internationally through competitions and demonstrations - including the popular Hot Tricks Showdown and the Rokkaku Battle! Open kite... flying is welcome on the Public Field. Bring your own kite, or children can make a kite to fly at an activity station (while supplies last).
Check back soon for a detailed schedule.
METRO: Smithsonian, Orange/Blue lines. Use Trip Planner.
P: 877.44.BLOOM (877...
... use of his arms and legs. Today, people often buy Daruma Dolls when they want to achieve a goal. They write their goal on the back of the doll and color in one eye. When the goal is achieved you can color in the second eye.
Kites by the Washington Monument
Create your own scene of kites by... the Washington Monument inspired by the Blossom Kite Festival. Each March, the National Cherry Blossom Festival plans the Blossom Kite Festival to celebrate kite flying traditions from around the world. Thousands of people come and fill the sky with kites and enjoy the day.
... are current opportunities. To apply, submit cover letter and resume to Kimberly Boyd-Lewis, Director of Operations.
Fundraising and Sponsorships Intern
Blossom Kite Festival Event Assistant Internship
Volunteer Coordinator Intern
..., parks, gardens, and green space, while continuing to invite attendees to step into spring. Mark your calendar for these signature events!
Pink Tie Party fundraiser – Thursday, March 19 at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Opening Ceremony – Saturday, March 21
..., March 21
Step Into Spring Fitness Programming: Saturday, March 21 & 28, April 4
Blossom Kite Festival – Saturday, March 28
Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival – Saturday, April 4
Advance Credentialing Required: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC – Saturday, April...
... FESTIVAL EVENTS TO BE PREDOMINATELY FREE
Funds raised during the Pink Tie Party and Festival auctions are critical to keeping Festival events, such as the Opening Ceremony at DC’s historic Warner Theatre and the Blossom Kite Festival, free and accessible to the community.
LOCAL YOUTH EDUCATION
... Golden Pavilion Temple, Heian Shrine, Kiyozumi Temple, Nijo Castle, and many more. They also visited museums including the Tokyo Kite Museum, watched traditional Japanese dance, tried yuzen dyeing, and experienced meditation. Check out more photos from their trip on the Festival’s Facebook page here...
... Festival Parade®, Pink Tie Party, Opening Ceremony, Cherry Blast: Art + Music Dance Party
Elissa Staley, Events & Program Manager — 202.638.8364
Oversees: Blossom Kite Festival, Goodwill Ambassador Program, In-School Youth Education Programs including Poster Art Contest and Youth Ambassadors, and...
Saturday, March 21: Opening Ceremony at Warner Theatre
Saturdays (March 21, 28, April 4): Step Into Spring Fitness Programming on the Washington Monument grounds
Friday, March 27: Cherry Blast: Art + Music Dance Party at BLIND WHINO: SW Arts Club
Saturday, March 28: Blossom Kite Festival on...
... interaction; and site maintenance and clean-up.
Festival events requiring significant volunteer support include Opening Ceremony, Tidal Basin Welcome Areas, Blossom Kite Festival, and the Parade.
To volunteer for opportunities with Festival partners and participating organizations, contact the identified...