March 20 – April 13, 2019

NCBF Cherry Blossoms NCBF Cherry Blossoms


General Inquiries & Comments
Including visitor information questions
877.44.BLOOM (877.442.5666)

Office Information
1275 K Street, NW
Suite 1000
Washington, DC 20005

Executive Office
Diana Mayhew, President
Lillian Iversen, Senior Director of Events & Marketing — 202.661.7584
JoAnn Nasser, Director of Operations — 202.626.1139

Sponsorship & Development 
Hayley Swan, Sponsorship & Development Manager — 202.638.8364

Laura Rittenhouse, Sponsorship & Development Manager — 703.865.9001

Merchandise & Vending
NOTE: There are no craft or food vending opportunities directly associated with the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Merchants with goods or services that are Japanese in nature may contact the organizers of the Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival at 202.833.2210 or visit their website.

Group Travel
Including hotel accommodations and recommended itineraries
Lindsay Hill, Tourism Services Manager-Destination DC — 202.789.7088

Communications & Marketing
Krystle Fleetwood, Communications Manager — 202.638.8377

Nora Strumpf, Media Inquiries — 202.638.8374 | 301.910.5992


Diana Cirone, Event Manager — 202.661.7565
Oversees: Blossom Kite Festival, National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade®, Sing Into Spring

Kim Marshall, Event Manager — 202.626.1133
Oversees: Opening Ceremony, Petalpalooza, Tidal Basin Welcome Area and Performance Stage,

Nicole Wright, External Programs Associate — 202.638.8372
Oversees: Tree Planting Program, Festival Participants and Tour Providers Programs, City in Bloom, Cherry Picks Restaurant Program

Nick Field, Bookkeeping & Finance Manager — 202.661.7567




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Festival Merchandise

Festival Merchandise
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