The National Cherry Blossom Festival features hundreds of events largely free and open to the public. A limited number of Festival events listed below will require media credentials. Please e-mail Nora Strumpf for credentials, and note that one pass per outlet will be issued unless special equipment is needed. A request does not guarantee that credentials will be issued.
- Pink Tie Party – Thursday, March 16, 2017
- Opening Ceremony – Saturday, March 25, 2017
- National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® – Saturday, April 8, 2017
For satellite truck access at the Tidal Basin, please contact the National Park Service. A full list of National Cherry Blossom Festival events can be found here. Please contact participating organizations directly for media accreditation to individual events.