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March 20 - April 16, 2017

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Explore the City with Passport DC!

Passport DC—a month-long celebration in May comprising international programs and events around Washington, DC

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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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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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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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Enjoy Free Pop Up Performances!

Enjoy Free Pop Up Performances!

A special group of five talented performers have come together just for the National Cherry Blossom Festival to share their exquisite music with the city of DC, with the support of the Ryuji Ueno Foundation. The 6821 Quintet is cleverly named after the distance in miles from Tokyo to Washington, and their individual skills synchronized […]

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