March 17 - April 15, 2018

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Update: Peak Bloom Predicted

The National Park Service today updated the predicted the peak bloom prediction of the cherry trees to March 27 – March 31. The National Cherry Blossom Festival will still begin on March 17 with the opening of the Tidal Basin Welcome Area and ANA Performance Stage. The Festival will continue as scheduled with four full weeks of programming through April 15. Check out all of the Festival’s events including the Pink Tie Party (March 15), Opening Ceremony (March 24), Blossom Kite Festival (March 31), Petalpalooza (April 7), National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade (April 14), and much more here