National Cherry Blossom Festival
SATURDAY, MARCH 26 – SUNDAY, APRIL 10, 2011
16 days anchored by 3 SPECTACULAR WEEKENDS of events
Saturday, March 26: Family Day with the traditional Opening at the National Building Museum
Sunday, March 27: Blossom Kite Festival presented by the National Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday, April 2: Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival
Grand Finale Weekend
Saturday, April 9: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® and Sakura Japanese Street Festival
Cultural performances on the Sylvan Theater Stage (Washington Monument grounds)
Events throughout Washington, DC and metro area. Best viewing of cherry blossom trees at Tidal Basin.
Hotline: (877) 44-BLOOM
The National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the beauty of nature and international friendship through year-round programs, events, and educational initiatives that enhance our environment, showcase arts and culture, and build community spirit.