Participants and spectators alike crowded along the National Mall for The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. See photos of the event.
The Anacostia River Festival on Sunday marks the official closing of the 2018 National Cherry Blossom Festival and celebrates the “Year of the Anacostia.”
This final weekend with major events for the National Cherry Blossom Festival brings parade road closures on top of usual weekend detours for 5ks and also marks the last weekend of Metro’s limited track work for festival visitors.
If you haven’t checked out D.C.’s cherry blossoms yet, you may want to very soon. The National Park Service said Wednesday that the blooms may soon be gone.
Peppa Pig, Ty Herndon, Smurfette, Carla Hall, Sam I Am and two singers from The Voice are just a few of characters and performers you can see at this year’s Cherry Blossom Parade.
Temperatures reached the 80s Saturday as participants and spectators alike crowded along the National Mall for The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade. As of 3 p.m., streets that were closed in light of the festivities began reopening. See photos of the event.
Saturday’s weather forecast did not affect the cherry blossoms, promising pretty views for The Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run. The run hosted thousands of participants around the Tidal Basin, causing crowds and road closures Sunday morning.
Thousands of runners flock to D.C. for the Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run. Here are roads that are closed during the race.
Peak bloom for Washington, D.C.’s iconic Yoshino cherry blossoms is underway at the Tidal Basin. See photos of the trees and their wonderful flowers.
Petalpalooza, formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, may be the last time to see the cherry blossoms at their peak, due to weather forecasts.
Throughout its weeks-long run, the National Cherry Blossom Festival will have a variety of family-friendly events — from concerts to parades and more. Here are the essential details.
For fans of D.C.’s cherry blossoms, the biggest concern this weekend isn’t going to be the rain or even the chances of a few snowflakes but the bitterly cold overnight temperatures. The National Park Service says this is the number to watch.
With the peak of the cherry blossoms underway, expect crowds along the Tidal Basin. Consider an early morning visit to avoid them.
After cold snaps, March snow showers and gusty April winds, cherry blossom peak bloom finally arrived April 5, the National Park Service said.
About a fifth of the Yoshino cherry trees spread along the Tidal Basin are now at full blossom, the National Park Service says — ahead of expected strong winds later this week that could wreak havoc on the newborn blossoms.
The cherry blossoms’ peak bloom is expected a few days earlier than planned as the blossoms have advanced to the “puffy white” stage, despite the possible snow on Monday.
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