The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration

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MARCH 20 - APRIL 12, 2015
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STILL ON: Soar Into Spring at the Blossom Kite Festival

Join the National Cherry Blossom Festival at the annual Blossom Kite Festival on Saturday, March 28 on the grounds of the Washington Monument from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. More »

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Online Auction Is Now Open!

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Online Auction is now open! Bid on exciting, luxurious, andĀ one-of-a-kind items, restaurant gift certificates, and much more! The auction will run from March 25, 2015 to April 13, 2015 with proceeds going to the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Funds raised during the auction helpĀ keep Festival events free and accessible to […] More »
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National Cherry Blossom Celebration Kicks Off on March 28

On Saturday, March 28 from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., join the Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art to celebrate the 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival will a day filled with Japanese art, film, family activities, a book signing, and other special events. More »
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Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and Freer Gallery of Art to Host Variety of Events

The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery and the Freer Gallery of Art, the Smithsonian’s museums of Asian art, will host an array of events in honor of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. More »
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Limited Free Tickets Available for Sing Into Spring Auditions!

28 vocalists from the DC area will audition live to perform in the Parade. More »
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Vote Now to Support Youth Programs

Help the Festival engage local students. More »
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28 Finalists Selected for the Sing Into Spring Competition

Vocalists from the DC area will audition live to perform in the Parade. More »