20 Mar 2023 - 16 Apr 2023
National Cherry Blossom Festival
Washington, District of Columbia
Washington, DC’s most anticipated annual festival celebrates the arrival of spring. Visitors descend upon the nation’s capital city each year to admire the 3,000 plus trees, a gift from Tokyo Mayor Yukio Ozaki in 1912. In addition to touring the city’s iconic monuments and memorials against the backdrop of pink blossoms, visitors can enjoy four-weeks of celebratory events across the city including the Opening Ceremony, Blossom Kite Festival, annual parade, Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival, Petalpalooza, and the Pink Tie Fundraiser. Partner hotels and restaurants offer special offers, packages, and menu items. See our top five reasons for attending.