The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration


MARCH 20 - APRIL 12, 2015
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Bloom Watch

..., 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...
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Create Art & More

... new beginnings. Celebrate the start of the season by making your own cherry blossom flower out of recycled materials. Teru Teru Bozu Print 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...
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Walking and Biking

...Walking and Biking Walking 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...
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... 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...
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