March 15 - April 16, 2017

NCBF Cherry Blossoms NCBF Cherry Blossoms

April 14, 2017



7 PM – 11 PM


Dock 5 at Union Market, 1309 5th Street NE, Washington DC (map)


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Events DC Cherry Blast! is a multi-sensory experience celebrating Japanese culture. On Friday, April 14 from 7pm – midnight, immerse yourself in DC’s vibrant Tokyo night market as Dock 5 at Union Market will be transformed into a busy streetscape that highlights Japan’s dynamic culture and ambiance.

Experiences include…

  • Night Market: A hustling-bustling, communal marketplace lined with an array of food and artisan vendors – curated by acclaimed Chef Erik Bruner-Yang of Maketto.
  • Music Stage: Vibe to the pulsating sounds of live artists and DJs performing all night long.
  • Interactive Art Showcase: A spectacular display of works by DC-based artists inspired by Japanese culture and the spirit of the cherry blossoms.
  • eSports Lounge: A high-tech arcade exhibiting the dynamic live-action of competitive play from the world’s hottest and fastest growing sports sector.
  • VIP Lounge: An exclusive lounge providing an elevated experience for 200 guests including open bar with special cocktail pairings and curated Tokyo street food (VIP ticket required).

Getting There:

Metro- Red Line: NoMa-Gallaudet U

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