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2014 Parade Finale

Watch the 2014 Parade presented by Events DC on TV near you!

The outstanding finale of the Festival is nationally syndicated this spring. More »
Youth Art

View the Community Art Show through April 24

Vote for the overall winner through April 18 at PEPCO Edison Place Gallery. More »

Use the Petal Pass for Springtime Savings through April 30

Pick up the Pass for free at 164 Capital One Bank branches through April 12. More »

Latest News


AUN-J Classic Orchestra Makes US Debut

Musicians play official closing concert of the Festival, participate in tree plantings, and more. More »
National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Celebs

Exciting Celebrities Perform in the Parade April 12

Purchase tickets to see Candice Glover, Norah O’Donnell, Aaron Carter, Regina Belle, Sheena Easton, and so many more! More »

Tokyo Tower lights in Pink as City in Bloom Goes Global!

Iconic Tokyo Tower lights in pink April 5 and April 12. More »

Try the world’s top sake at the Grand Sake Tasting

Taste delicious Japanese beverages at this one-of-a-kind event! More »
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Blossom Kite Festival canceled, weekend weather updates

The Blossom Kite Festival and fitness programming are canceled due to inclement weather. More »

Online Auction Now Open

Bid on fantastic items and support the Festival. More »
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Cherry Blast Tickets Going Fast

Join the Festival for this multimedia arts party at BLIND WHINO: SW ARTS CLUB Saturday night. More »
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Step into spring with the Festival’s kick-off events

First week includes the Pink Tie Party fundraiser, Opening Ceremony, free fitness classes, Family Days, and more. More »

Tickets to the Pink Tie Party are going fast!

Kick off the Festival in style at this fundraiser March 20. More »
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Peak Bloom Prediction and Festival Information Announced

The National Park Service predicts that peak bloom will be from April 8 to 12. More »