Time: 10 AM - 4:30 PM
Location: Grounds of the Washington Monument near 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue (Map)
Spring is in the air – literally!
The fifth annual Blossom Kite Festival presented by the National Cherry Blossom Festival showcases the... creativity of kite makers and skill of kite fliers from across the US and other countries through a variety of competitions and demonstrations including the popular Hot Tricks Showdown and the Rokkaku Battle. Bring your own kites or children can make a kite at an activity station (while supplies last) to fly... on the Public Field.
The Blossom Kite Festival includes 5 areas to enjoy: the Competition & Demonstration Field, Family Field, Kite Club Display Area, Activity Tents, and Public Field.
Please note: drones are prohibited at this event.
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Updated March 27 – The Blossom Kite Festival will proceed as planned.
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.
The 49th anniversary of the Blossom Kite Festival is known... as the kick-off to kite season and includes a kite makers competition, an international kite demonstration, and much more. All attendees are welcome on the public field and no registration is required....
... the 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.
Color and create a cherry blossom tree you might find at the Tidal Basin.
... 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
...Time: 12 PM
Location: Macy's Metro Center, 1201 G. Street, NW Washington, DC 20005 (Map)
Join us for an exciting day of fun for the whole family!! Executive Chef, Kaimana Chee of Kaimana's Katering will lead a cooking demo of cherry inspired treat. Enjoy face painting, games, traditional kite...
..., March 21
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Blossom Kite Festival – Saturday, March 28
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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...
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