cherry blossom festival
The National Cherry Blossom Festival concludes this weekend, but not before the annual cherry blossom parade.
A 360-year-old Japanese stone lantern that is lit each year at the National Cherry Blossom Festival to commemorate the relationship between the United States and Japan will soon have a more prominent place on the National Mall.
In its 101st year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival is taking the tech leap.
The National Aquarium in Washington is holding extended hours during the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
There’s no work taking place on the Metro system this weekend.
The festival runs through April 14 with peak blooming taking place between March 26 and March 30.
Metro says it won’t conduct any maintenance work over the next four weekends because of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.
While the peak was previously predicted to be somewhere between March 24th -31st, WNEW Reporter George Mesthos says the peak bloom for the Cherry Blossoms is now expected on Tuesday, March 20th.
The National Park Service has bumped up dates for the cherry blossoms’ peak blooming period almost a week due to the unseasonably warm weather.
Washington is getting ready to celebrate 100 years with its famous cherry blossom trees, and peak bloom season is just around the corner. The Cherry Blossom Festival will be an expanded 5-week ceremony in 2012.