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You could win the chance to Sing Into Spring at the 2015 Parade

All DC, MD, and VA residents can enter the vocal competition now through November 14. More »

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Step Into Spring Fitness

Enjoy free exercise sessions with a stunning view. More »
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Family Days presented with the National Building Museum

Family Days features hands-on activities and exciting youth performances for all ages. More »
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Three Cherry Trees Planted in Arlington

The Japan-America Society of Washington DC and Festival planted the trees at Arlington Central Library on September 25. More »
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Apply for the Prestigious Goodwill Ambassador Program

We’re looking for passionate and dedicated young adults in the DC area. More »
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Specialty Units: Apply Now for the Parade

Perform in the Festival’s largest spectator event on April 11, 2015. More »
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Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

Enjoy live music and entertainment for all ages preceding the Fireworks Show at 8:30 PM. More »
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Blossom Kite Festival

Enjoy the thrill of competition, beauty in the sky, and the most amazing kite flying on the National Mall. More »
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National Cherry Blossom Festival® Opening Ceremony

Enjoy world-class entertainment from the US and Japan as we welcome springtime and celebrate the anniversary of the gift of trees from Tokyo to Washington, DC. More »
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Goodwill Ambassadors Travel to Japan

The student ambassadors promote US-Japan relations and cross-cultural exchange as part of the “KAKEHASHI Project – The Bridge for Tomorrow.” More »
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2015 Festival Dates Announced

Mark your calendar for March 20 through April 12. More »