National Cherry
Blossom Festival

2700 F Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia, 20566 | 202-467-4600

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Washington DC’s National Cherry Blossom Festival is a springtime spectacle that paints the capital in delicate beauty. Commemorating the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Japan, the festival continues to signify renewal and friendship. Visitors flock to witness the city’s transformation as the blossoms bloom alongside a series of events that symbolize nature’s beauty and international unity.



Every Spring During March and April

Established in 1912 With a Gift of 3,000 Cherry Trees

Vibrant Celebration of Japanese Culture 



Spectacular Opening Ceremony

Annual Cherry Blossom Parade

Japanese Street Festival 



Horticultural Tours & Displays 

Traditional Tea Ceremonies

Art Exhibitions & Performances