Celebrate Cultural Friendship Among the Blossoms
TIDAL BASIN WELCOME AREA & ANA STAGE
The convenient location of the Tidal Basin Welcome Area is offered by the National Park Service and its partners, and provides visitor services, first aid, food, souvenirs, books, and more. Park rangers and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about the Festival.
Visit the National Cherry Blossom Festival tent in the Paddle Boat Parking Lot for fun interactive entertainment, official merchandise, and more.
The ANA Stage presents performances during the Festival that demonstrate cross-cultural exchange through a dynamic mix of American, Japanese, and other cultural performing arts.
The Festival seeks artists willing to volunteer their talent to the stage; and meet the criteria of performing family-friendly dances, demonstrations, or music that are upbeat and festive – reflective of the celebratory nature of the Festival.
Check out these great photos to see images around the Welcome Area and past performances at the ANA Stage.