Pink Tie Dinner Party

April 28, 2022

National Cherry Blossom Festival Invites Guests to Celebrate Spring in Style at the Pink Tie Dinner Party Fundraiser  Tickets on sale now for annual party with a purpose  Washington, D.C. [MARCH 9, 2022] – Toast to the […]

National Cherry Blossom Parade Returns (photos)

April 11, 2022

After a three-year pause, thousands returned once again to Constitution Ave. in Washington D.C. on Saturday April 9 to witness and enjoy the live spectacle of the National Cherry Blossom […]

Japanese Lantern Lighting Ceremony for Cherry Blossom Festival Returns Live to D.C. (photos)

April 4, 2022

The Japanese Stone Lantern stands nestled among the cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin near the spot of the first Japanese cherry tree planting in 1912. Gifted to the city […]

Weekend Round Up, March 31 – April 3

March 31, 2022

Happy Friday! April Fools’! It’s unfortunately only Thursday but consider it a warning because tomorrow’s indeed April 1. For those who aren’t too foolish, so many great options await you […]

Weekend Roundup, March 24 – 27

March 23, 2022

The cherry blossoms are in peak bloom, people are getting out and about again, what’s not to like? Here are just six of the many things to do this weekend, […]

Weekend Roundup, March 17 – 20

March 17, 2022

This weekend’s weather looks spectacular. Why not get out and enjoy? There’s lots to do, including extended St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, a “Friends” experience opening, Taste of Iceland and more. […]

Downtowner News: Cherry Blossom Festival Returns, Smithsonian Opening Up

March 7, 2022

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Announced with Festival on the Way  Mark your calendars — peak bloom is just 13 days away. Superintendent of the National Mall and Memorial Parks Jeff […]

The Cherry Blossoms, Mostly at a Distance

March 4, 2021

We can all breathe a sigh of relief that the National Cherry Blossom Festival will return this spring, running from Saturday, March 20, through Sunday, April 11.

Park Service: Cherry Blossoms to Peak March 27

March 4, 2020

The National Cherry Blossom Festival, which encompasses dozens of events, will kick off with an opening ceremony on Saturday, March 21, and continue through Easter Sunday, April 12.

Festival Concludes with the National Cherry Blossom Parade (photos)

April 15, 2019

Gray skies gave way to sunshine and warmth just in time as the District’s celebration of Spring, the National Cherry Blossom Festival, concluded on Saturday, April 13, as marching bands, […]