Peak bloom isn't expected until the second week of April, but the National Cherry Blossom Festival is already underway. Before deciding which events you'd like to attend, here's a map of the Tidal Basin and its surrounding environs, where most of the cherry trees are located.Read full article >>
The weekend's best in nightlife, music, movies and art around the Washington area. For even more, check out Nightlife Agenda and our list of National Cherry Blossom Festival events.Friday: Rapper Meek Mill runs with Rick Ross and may or may not be dating Nicki Minaj, depending on the day. Show More Summary
As hundreds of thousands of tourists descend on the Washington region for the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival— and the start of tourism season—visitors and commuters should brace themselves for major traffic congestion and parking nightmares.Read full article >>
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Passengers at Washington Dulles and Reagan National will be seeing pink for the next few weeks.
You’ll be singing the song of spring at Macon’s 33rd Annual International Cherry Blossom Festival. Beneath a canopy of 300,000 Yoshino cherry blossom trees in bloom, you’ll find everything from horse-drawn carriages to kangaroo shows. Head to this charming city an hour south of Atlanta, where the fun has only begun… Opening […]
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Street fair season in San Francisco kicked off this this past weekend with the 47th annual Cherry Blossom Festival in Japantown. It tends to focus more on traditional Japanese culture - I arrived...
This weekend: The Cherry Blossom Festival ends, Truckeroo returns, a flash mob cometh, and more. [ more › ]
Count “peak bloom!” among the myriad of only-in-the-District expressions that make sense here, if nowhere else. The delicate pink blossoms on which the winter-weary hopes of an entire city are pinned have finally emerged on Washington’s cherry trees — and just in time for the annual parade. In honor of this harbinger of sunnier days, […]
Cherry blossom season seemed to be over, in a photographic sense, and festively. But it wasn’t. There was one last flourish. Both for the ladies with their picnic, and those passing by.
Ah, springtime has finally arrived in Washington, D.C. The National Cherry Blossom Festival is beginning. The cherry trees, 3,700 of them given to America by the Japanese in 1912, will soon be in full bloom. It reminds me why Americans...Show More Summary
First Lady Lady Bird Johnson Planting a Tree During the Annual Cherry Blossom Festival, Tidal Basin, Washington, DC, 04/06/1965. (via)
With lots of rain forecasted for this weekend, the Blossom Kite Festival has been pushed back a day. [ more › ]
When spring rolls around it?s clear that those cherry blossoms are the center of attention, as they?re featured in festivals from Washington, DC, to Japan. However, we?ve got to say that there?s other flowering flora that deserves a little attention, so we?d like to put in a plug for the goings on over in Atlanta in just a couple of weeks.
At all of Kimpton?s 11 hotels in the Washington D.C/Virginia area, (eight in DC and three in Alexandria) Wine Hour has just got even better. Throughout the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which runs through April 13th, the hotels will be serving sake during their nightly complimentary wine hour in addition to the usual red and white wines. Show More Summary
If you’re looking to experience the start of spring in all its glory (as many of us are after one of the worst winters on record), the National Cherry Blossom Festival makes a great weekend getaway or day trip to kick off the season....Show More Summary
Enjoy D.C. in its flower-powered glory with the many cherry blossom themed events taking place from Cherry Blossom Grand Ball on April 11th to the famed Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on April 12th. [ more › ]
Can’t make it to the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.? Head to one of these unexpected locations to find gorgeous blooms throughout North America.