The 109th annual National Cherry Blossom Festival will look a lot different. Still, the Committee assures that the tradition is ON this Spring from March 20 through April 11, 2021.
No Cherry Blossom Festival Parade for 2021, but there’s a new virtual Fall 5k to benefit the National Mall’s Cherry Tree Endowment.
Think Stay-at-Home orders are going to make you miss the cherry blossoms this year? The National Cherry Blossom Festival announced an all-new virtual Festival experience, accessible from the Festival website this year. So no matter where you have to be, blossom season has begun! “This… Read More
On March 20, the National Cherry Blossom Festival officially returns to Washington, DC and will last until April 17. With 100 performances, food, films, and a tea ceremony, this is a weeks-long event that shouldn’t be missed. For the people who have been to the… Read More
Woodblock prints by Japan’s first modern artist debut at the Sackler Gallery during National Cherry Blossom Festival. Debuting during the National Cherry Blossom Festival-– our local springtime celebration of Japanese culture–“Kiyochika: Master of the Night,” on view at Smithsonian’s Sackler Gallery starting March 29th, shows… Read More
The first day of Spring — and the first day of the National Cherry Blossom Festival — tickled Washington pink. Petal partiers gathered Thursday evening for the National Cherry Blossom Festival’s signature Pink Tie Party fundraiser at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center… Read More
“The best part of performing in the National Cherry Blossom Parade is getting to be part of a tradition!” said Justin Guarini (right), runner-up of American Idol in 2000 and host of The National Cherry Blossom’s recent Sing Into Spring vocal competition. Guarani, a Fairfax native, expressed his excitement… Read More
For the first time in its 102 year history, the National Cherry Blossom Festival is offering local Maryland, DC and Virginia residents the opportunity to score a coveted slot to sing in the National Cherry Blossom Parade. This first annual Sing Into Spring competition is… Read More