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2017 Signature Events

2017 Signature Events

Mark your calendars for the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival! Opening Ceremony – Saturday, March 25 Blossom Kite Festival – Saturday, April 1 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® – Saturday, April 8 Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival – Saturday, April 15  

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Helps Facilitate Park Clean Ups Throughout Region

National Cherry Blossom Festival Helps Facilitate Park Clean Ups Throughout Region

With the support of Subway Restaurants, the National Cherry Blossom Festival helped organize park clean ups throughout the region. Taking place earlier this spring, volunteers from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Washington, DC cleaned up Anacostia Park in Washington, DC and Fairfax County Public School students cleaned up Meadowlark Botanical Gardens in Virginia. The […]

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Festival Merchandise Still Available Online!

Festival Merchandise Still Available Online!

Missed your opportunity to purchase Festival merchandise at the Union Station kiosk? Merchandise, including 2016 items,  is still available for purchase through the online store.

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Blossoms and Baseball Brings Cherry Blossom Cheer to Nats Park

Blossoms and Baseball Brings Cherry Blossom Cheer to Nats Park

The Washington National’s held its annual Blossoms and Baseball game on Friday, April 1st, where season ticket holders and special guests celebrated cherry blossom season at National’s Park. The Blossoms and Baseball game, played against the Minnesota Twins, was held less than a week prior to the team’s Opening Day on Thursday, April 7. Blossoms […]

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade National Syndication

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade National Syndication

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade presented by Events DC one hour television broadcast is coming to a city near you! Click here to view a complete list of air dates and times by city.

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Parade Grandstand Tickets Still Available!

Parade Grandstand Tickets Still Available!

Standing room along the Parade route is free, but grandstand seats ensure the best view, and tickets are now on sale for individuals and groups of 10 or more.

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Youth Art Contest Online Voting is Now Open!

Youth Art Contest Online Voting is Now Open!

The Youth Art Contest and Community Art Show, coordinated in partnership with the DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative, provides a chance for DC students grades K-12 to showcase their artistic talent and get recognized for their beautiful achievements. This year’s artwork will celebrate 50 years of kite flying on the National Mall. The public […]

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Join us at the Blossom Kite Festival this Saturday!

Join us at the Blossom Kite Festival this Saturday!

Join the National Cherry Blossom Festival at the Blossom Kite Festival Saturday, April 2 on the grounds of the Washington Monument from 10 AM – 4:30 PM. Celebrate 50 years of kite flying on the National Mall with day-long activities full of kite flying, kite making, demonstrations and more! A full schedule of the day’s FREE […]

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Festival Merchandise

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