The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration


MARCH 20 - APRIL 17, 2016

Media Inquiries

Nora Strumpf

Hi-resolution Images

Find media-quality images of the cherry blossoms and signature National Cherry Blossom Festival events in this section. To download, click the thumbnail and a new window will open, where you can save the image to your computer.  For additional images, contact Emily Garber.

Scenic Views

Tidal Basin Blossoms and Jefferson

Washington Monument

Blossoms up close by David LuriaBlossoms and the Washington Monument at NightBlossoms Frame Jefferson

Signature Events


Opening Ceremony

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® Balloons by Ron Engle

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® by Ron Engle