March 20, 2017 all-day


DC’s world famous springtime celebration in honor of Japan’s gift of cherry trees returns for 2017. Besides the blooming of beautiful pedals, the festival is packed with signature events, including the aforementioned Pink Tie Party (March 16), the Opening Ceremony (March 25), the Blossom Kite Festival (April 1) , the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade presented by Events DC (April 8) and the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival (April 15). View the full schedule of events and start planning your cherry blossom-themed fun in the District.