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.
Enjoy fireworks, concerts and other family-friendly entertainment around the Tidal Basin and National Mall during the 2018 National Cherry Blossom Festival. Check out this year’s highlights.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival held in D.C. has been subject to a series of changes. The opening ceremony was pushed back because of the March For Our Lives rally. The opening ceremony Sunday featured a mix of American and Japanese talent.
The flower buds on the Tidal Basin’s famed Yoshino cherry trees are kicking into second gear. Get an update on how the trees are doing and what that means for peak bloom.
The March for Our Lives protest will occur on March 24, delaying the National Cherry Blossom opening ceremony by one day.
The March 24 “March for Our Lives” gun control rally will take place during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Metro is urging potential riders to order SmarTrip cards online this week.
The crowd size could be a more humanity than you’re accustomed to. The good news is you have several options for getting around there. Here’s some guidance so you can strategize accordingly.
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.)
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