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Weather Takes Spring Out of Cherry Blossom Fest’s Step

Organizers of the Blossom Kite Festival on the National Mall say the event has been canceled because of rainy weather.

03/30/2014

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Best Spring Break Activities for Kids in Washington, D.C.

Now that spring is just around the corner, here are a few fun and entertaining events for the kids and the kid in you.

03/14/2014

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Park Service Announces Peak Bloom Dates for D.C. Cherry Blossoms

Despite the long, snowy winter in the Mid-Atlantic region, Washington’s famous cherry blossom trees are expected to bring the first sure sign of spring between April 8-12, when they’re predicted to reach peak bloom, the National Park Service said Tuesday.

03/04/2014

A budding Cherry Blossom Tree before dawn along the Tidal Basin.  (credit: Kevin Patrick/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Dated Pushed Back — Again

The National Park Service has updated its predicted peak bloom time for the District of Columbia’s cherry trees for a second time, moving it back a few days.

04/04/2013

A young woman in a kimono lights the Japanese stone lantern along the Tidal Basin in Washington on April 3, 2011. The lantern was carved 360 years ago and was first lit in 1651 to honor the third shogun of the Tokugawa period and was given to the City of Washington as a gift in 1954, as a symbol of friendship and peace between Japan and the United States. It is lit only once each year during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

New Plaza in DC to Honor Origin of Cherry Blossoms

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.

04/04/2013

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Many Travel Options Available For National Cherry Blossom Festival

Enjoying the cherry blossoms is a D.C. tradition, and there are many options for traveling to the tidal basin this month.

04/02/2013

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D.C. Buildings to Light Up Pink for Cherry Blossoms

Buildings from Washington to Japan will light up pink this week for the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

03/27/2013

Cherry Blossoms Begin To Bloom In Washington

Cherry Blossom Festival Opens with Family Weekend

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is opening with a weekend of family activities at the National Building Museum.

03/23/2013

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There Are Many Ways to See the Blossoms

Are you the type of person who likes having a little structure in your day? If so, sightseeing at the National Cherry Blossom Festival is probably no different.

03/22/2013

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Cherry Blossom Festival Gets Tech Savvy

In its 101st year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival is taking the tech leap.

03/21/2013

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