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.
For $200 a pop guests attending this year’s Pink Tie Party, the official kick off of the National Cherry Blossom festival, were expecting more out of their tickets than just plain people watching–although there was plenty in pink. Normally, the annual spring fling offers a sneak peek into the kitchens of Washington’s most notably chefs, […]
The American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), a national education and advocacy group, is using the beloved Cherry Blossom Festival to attract attention to its message: US aid to Israel has got to stop.
And also the first day of the Cherry Blossom Festival. [ more › ]
It?s National Cherry Blossom Festival again in Washington, D.C. (March 20-April 13) and Ritz-Carlton Hotels in town want to make sure you can really taste the cherries this spring. The Ritz-Carlton Georgetown is serving Cherry S?mores,...Show More Summary
A post for the first day of spring, and the start of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Commence sketching and shooting! April 7, 1922. Washington, D.C. "Photographers shooting cherry blossoms at Tidal Basin." National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.
In the DMV area, the Cherry Blossom festival is always an event to look forward to. With John Wall having a career season in Washington DC this year, adidas whipped up this ‘Cherry Blossom’ colorway of the adidas Crazy 1(Kobe 1) Player Exclusive for John Wall. Featuring a swirling, metallic silver upper with a pink […]
We already let you know about the goings on at this year?s National Cherry Blossom Festival, and now we know all about the most important part of the festival. That?s because the National Park Service has run the data and reviewed the numbers, and they?re ready to make the prediction regarding the timing for this year?s peak bloom period. Show More Summary
This comes during the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which begins on March 20. [ more › ]