The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration

WASHINGTON, DC

MARCH 20 - APRIL 17, 2016
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National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC

... Presented By Time: 10 AM - Noon Location: Constitution Avenue - From 7th to 17th streets, NW (map) Cost: Starting at $20 for Grandstand Seating. Standing along the Parade route from Constitution Avenue between 9th and 15th streets, NW is FREE and open to the public. Arrive early for the best... views. Tickets: Individual (starting at $20) and Group tickets (10 or more) are on sale One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled Parade runs for 10 blocks along iconic Constitution Avenue. Giant colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country..., celebrity entertainers, and performers burst down the Parade route in a grand spectacle of music and showmanship seen only once a year during the Festival. The steps of the National Archives serve as an exciting performance backdrop, and vibrant costumes and blossom-inspired décor create the look of the...
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Blossom Kite Festival

Blossom Kite Festival

... Spring Kite Makers Competition! SCHEDULE Depending on wind and weather, schedule is subject to change Opening Ceremony Opening Remarks   10 am National Anthem Step into Spring Kick-off Parade Competition & Demonstration Field Kite Ballets and Demonstrations 10:30 – 11 am Adult Kite Makers Competition...
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Tickets

...Ticketed Event Information Proceeds from National Cherry Blossom Festival ticketed events are crucial to support free public programming, ensuring the celebration of the gift of trees continues for generations to come. National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC (Saturday...
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Networks Airing Parade

... Abilene - Sweetwater KIDY FOX Albany, GA WSWG CBS Sunday 5/10 @ 12 noon Albany-Schenectady-Troy WNYT NBC Saturday 5/16 @ 4:00 am Albuquerque-Santa Fe KASY MNT Saturday 5/30 @ 1:00 pm Albuquerque-Santa Fe KRQE CBS Sunday 5/10 @ 3:00 pm Albuquerque-Santa Fe KRQE CBS Sunday 6/14 @ 11:00 am Alexandria, LA KALB NBC Saturday 6/20 @ 12 noon Alexandria, LA KALB NBC Sunday 6/28 @ 11:00 am Alexandria, LA KALB dt 2 CBS Saturday 5/2 @ 12 noon Alexandria, LA KALB dt 2 CBS Saturday 6/20 @ 12 noon Amarillo KVII CBS Sunday 5/10 @ 1:00 pm Anchorage KTVA KXLJ CBS Sunday 5/10 @ 11:00 am Atlanta WGCL CBS Saturday 4/18 @ 2:00 pm Baton Rouge WGMB FOX Saturday 5/9 @ 5:00 pm Beaumont KBTV FOX Sunday 4/26 @ 4:00 pm B...
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2015 Parade Youth Choir Materials

...2015 Parade Youth Choir Materials LET IT GO - Full Vocal Chart with Lead (PDF): click here to download LET IT GO - Music with Lead Vocal (mp3 file): click here to download LET IT GO - Music without Lead Vocal (mp3 file): click here to download | Cherry Picks Restaurants...
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National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade presented by Events DC to be Syndicated Nationally

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade presented by Events DC to be Syndicated Nationally

... Tune into syndicated coverage of DC's largest spectator event and energy-filled Parade for one hour of giant colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country, celebrity entertainers, and performers as they burst down the Parade route in a grand spectacle of music...
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Seeking Specialty Units for the Splendor in the Street

Seeking Specialty Units for the Splendor in the Street

... The National Cherry Blossom Festival is currently accepting applications from individuals and organizations interested in being a part of the Parade on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Specialty units are groups with unique skills or routines, such as dance teams, costumed groups and equestrian riders.... Specialty nnits add greatly to the entertainment value of the Parade, complementing the celebrity performers, colorful floats, talented marching bands, and gargantuan helium balloons that proceed down historic Constitution Avenue. Don't delay in submitting your application! Parade producers review materials...
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Performing Arts

... proximity to the Tidal Basin, the Festival strives to incorporates artists that perform family-friendly dances, demonstrations or music that are upbeat and festive - reflective of the celebratory nature of the festival. National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® All applications for involvement in the 2015... National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® are now closed. One of the largest annual spectator events in Washington, the Parade takes place on the final Saturday of the Festival (April 16, 2016) in Downtown DC along historic Constitution Avenue. People line the street for blocks to watch the two...-hour, televised procession of original floats, giant character helium balloons, and other fun Parade fanfare. Marching bands, specialty units, youth choir members, and tap dancers are sought to add to the energy-filled spectacle. Click the pink links below to download the applications for the 2016 National Cherry...
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Get Involved

...Get Involved Click the links below and in the sidebar to learn how to get involved in the 2015 Festival. Purchase tickets to the Pink Tie Party fundraiser or Parade Make an individual donation Donate to the auction Contact the sponsorship team: Emily Garber, Sponsorship & Marketing...
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Postcard To Troops

...Postcard To The Troops Send cherry blossom greetings to our men and women serving in the military. Find the beautiful 2014 National Cherry Blossom Festival postcard at Festival Headquarters at Union Station, the Festival Information Tent at the Tidal Basin, the Parade, and other Festival events...
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