It all began in 1885, when Eliza Ruhamah Scidmore asked an Army official that the trees be planted along the Potomac River. (That request was ignored.)
Will the recent string of warm days mean we get to see the cherry blossoms bloom earlier this year? The National Park Service said it depends.
Style is going subterranean in D.C.’s former streetcar space for a one-of-a-kind fashion show. See details on the Dupont Underground event.
On Saturday, the long standing cherry blossom festival parade once again dazzled with its giant balloons, marching bands, beauty queens, celebrity performers and more.
D.C. police released a list of road closures for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade that will block off a main thoroughfare of downtown D.C. starting early Saturday morning.
D.C. is approaching peak cherry blossom season, which means thousands of visitors will flock to the Tidal Basin to take in the sights. Here are your best for navigating to the cherry blossoms.
In addition to the giant balloons, marching bands, dignitaries and beauty queens, the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade will feature celebrity performers — everything from a reality show dancer to a D.C. hip-hop legend.
The National Cherry Blossom Kite Festival was held on the grounds of the Washington Monument. It attracted both experts and amateurs.
People are taking advantage of the nice weather to check out the annual cherry blossom spectacle in D.C. this weekend.
It’s not too soon to begin figuring out how you’re going to get to, or near, the Tidal Basin for the National Cherry Blossom Festival (March 20-April 16), and that includes parking.
The cherry blossoms on the National Mall are nearly at peak bloom, the National Park Service reported Wednesday afternoon.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival, an annual springtime celebration, attracts visitors from all over the world to D.C. Here are answers to your most frequently asked questions.
The cold snap damaged a significant number of D.C.’s cherry blossoms and pushed back peak bloom by a week, but nature’s color show will still go on.
Cherry blossoms that were near their peak bloom were destroyed by this week’s below-freezing weather, but a significant portion of the cherry trees along the Tidal Basin are still expected to provide an umbrella of pink and white this spring.
Capital Bikeshare is guaranteeing a place to dock its rentals at Jefferson Drive and 14th Street in Southwest, as well as its 450 locations throughout the area.
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