cherry blossom festival
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.
Visitors to the National Mall and to Arlington National Cemetery will have new transportation options in time for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.