WASHINGTON, DC

March 20 – April 13, 2019

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Wins 14 Industry Pinnacle Awards

National Cherry Blossom Festival Wins 14 Industry Pinnacle Awards

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is thrilled to have won 14 coveted Pinnacle Awards from the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA). Each year, IFEA recognizes outstanding accomplishments and top quality creative, promotional, operational and community outreach programs and materials produced by festivals and events around the world. The Festival came in first place (Gold) in five categories, […]

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade presented by Events DCSignature Event

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade presented by Events DC

Enjoy this long-standing Washington tradition featuring lavish floats, giant helium balloons, marching bands, and family entertainment.

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2018 Festival Highlights

2018 Festival Highlights

This year the Festival had a lot to be AMPed about, including the immersive art experiences, live musical performances at Petalpalooza and world-renowned entertainment straight from Japan at the Opening Ceremony. Check out photos of a few of the highlights below.

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Additional Springtime Activities to Explore

Additional Springtime Activities to Explore

The Festival may be over, but there are other fun events to explore within city, including the Around the World Embassy tour. Now in its 11th year, Cultural Tourism DC will produce the Around the World Embassy Tour, part of Passport DC, a month-long celebration of worldwide cultures. Both visitors and local residents can travel […]

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