..., depending on weather conditions. The Blooming Period is defined as that period when 20 percent of the blossoms are open until the petals fall and leaves appear. The blooming period starts several days before the peak bloom date and can last as long as 14 days, however, frost or high temperatures combined...
... Spring Kite Makers Competition!
Depending on wind and weather, schedule is subject to change
Opening Remarks 10 am
Step into Spring Kick-off Parade
Competition & Demonstration Field
Kite Ballets and Demonstrations 10:30 – 11 am
Adult Kite Makers Competition...
... by making your own cherry blossom flower out of recycled materials.
Teru Teru Bozu
These good weather charms are traditional Japanese dolls made out of white cloth. Children typically hang these dolls in their window... to bring good weather....especially before festivals.
The Daruma Doll comes from a Japanese legend of Daruma, a Zen Buddhist. In the legend, Daruma sat in a cave meditating for so long that he lost...
...Walking and Biking
One of the best ways to take in the sights of any city is by foot, and that’s especially true in Washington, DC at cherry blossom time. With the vitality of spring and pleasant weather, enjoy the trip to the blossoms by foot, with landmarks and statuesque monuments along...
March 28 - Please dress appropriately for the incoming weather conditions.
WORLD.BEAT.DANCE | 10am - 11am: Shahana
Take your dance practice on a trip around the globe as you learn classic and modern movements in Afro-Cuban Jazz, Reggae, Soca, and Salsa Caliente - just to name a few.
FITNESS PARTY | 11am...
... nearly as possible with the blooming of the trees. Peak Bloom Date is defined as the day on which 70 percent of the blossoms of the Yoshino cherry trees are open. The date when the Yoshino cherry blossoms reach peak bloom varies from year to year, depending on weather conditions. The mean date of...