Office Information

1250 H Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005
Fax: 202.661.7599

Contact Us

General Inquiries & Comments
Including visitor information questions
877.44.BLOOM (877.442.5666)
ncbf@downtowndc.org

Executive Office
Diana Mayhew, President
Kimberly Boyd-Lewis, Director of Operations — 202.626.1139
Kirsten Poole, Business Manager — 202.661.7567

Sponsorships & Product Sampling
Roz Moore, Development & Corporate Sponsorship Manager — 202.661.7564
Emily Garber, Sponsorship & Marketing Coordinator — 202.638.8377

Merchandise & Vending
NOTE: There are no craft or food vending opportunities directly associated with the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Merchants with goods or services that are Japanese in nature may contact the organizers of the Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival at 202.833.2210 or visit their website.

Group Travel
Including hotel accommodations and recommended itineraries
Morgan Maravich, Tourism Services Manager-Destination DC — 202.789.7056

Public & Media Relations
Danielle Davis, Communications Manager — 202.638.8374

Volunteers
Pre-register to be notified of opportunities

Programming
Lillian Iversen, Director of Programming — 202.661.7584
Oversees: Pink Tie Party, Family Days at the National Building Museum, Opening Ceremony, Cherry Blast: Art + Music Dance Party, Public Art Initiatives including Photo Contest with FotoDC and 5×5 with the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities

Alissa Greer, Program Manager — 202.661.7592
Oversees: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® (participation only), programming around the Tidal Basin

Elissa Staley, 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 liaison to the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

Remi Wallace, Program Coordinator, External Relations — 202.638.8372
Oversees: City in Bloom, Petal Pass, Cherry Picks, and Participating Organizations

Tree Planting Program
Carol Hewig, Festival Arborist

Tickets
Most events are FREE & OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Events that require tickets include:
(click title for purchase information; if link is inactive, tickets are not yet available for request/purchase)
Pink Tie Party
Opening Ceremony
Gala Dinner Cruise
Cherry Blast
Grandstand Bleacher Seating at the Parade
Individuals (9 or less)
Download the Group Seating (10 or more) PDF order form