Cherry Blossoms DC 2018: National Cherry Blossom Festival Celebrates Spring in Washington, DC
Make your way to the National Mall for the Cherry Blossom Festival and join 1.5 million visitors for a four-week long celebration that symbolizes a gift of friendship from Japan in 1912.
The timing of the festival coincides with the peak of the pale pink and white blossoms that bring a burst of color and life along the Tidal Basin. The National Park Service forecasts the peak bloom to be April 8-12. The latest information and forecast can be found on Facebook and Twitter.
2018 Cherry Blossom events include:
- Welcome Area of the National Cherry Blossom Festival – March 17 – April 1, 2018
- Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk – Sunday, April 8, 2018
- The Cherry Blossom Parade, reserve your seats here – Saturday, April 14, 2018
- Cherry Blossom Pop-Up Bar – March 1 – April 29, 2018
The Cherry Blossoms peak for just a short window of time so be sure to get downtown to DC early and catch a glimpse of these beautiful blossoms. Its a perfect time to see the Nationals after visiting the Cherry Blossoms. We give away tickets each month, enter to win here.