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2022 FESTIVAL
MARCH 20 - APRIL 17

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Music That Renews: American Roots

NATIONAL PHILHARMONIC MUSIC THAT RENEWS: AMERICAN ROOTS Music That Renews: American Roots, led by NatPhil’s own concertmaster Laura Colgate alongside NatPhil chamber players, welcomes the arrival of Spring and the cherry blossoms with music by American composers Valerie Coleman, Florence Price, Samuel Barber, Amy Beach, Jerod Tate, and George Gershwin.

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The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

CELEBRATE THE SEASON OF THE BLOSSOMS The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® PRESENTED BY EVENTS DC One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled Parade runs for 10 blocks along iconic Constitution Avenue. Grand colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country, celebrity entertainers and performers burst down the Parade route in […]

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Anacostia River Festival

The Anacostia River Festival is a premier event of the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The eighth annual festival is a celebration of Anacostia River, Park, and Neighborhood. The festival will present a series of musical performances from a main stage honoring the history and sounds of communities on both sides of the Anacostia River and […]

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Celebration Show

AN ODE TO DC IN SPRINGTIME CELEBRATION SHOW PRESENTED BY EVENTS DC Pop the popcorn and gather with the family to watch this hour-long television extravaganza celebrating the sights and sounds of DC in springtime. The Celebration Show will premier online on Gather by Events DC (gatherthedistrict.com.com/cherry-blossoms-celebration) on Friday, April 9 at 8 PM; locally […]

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Celebration Show

AN ODE TO DC IN SPRINGTIME CELEBRATION SHOW REVISITED Pop the popcorn and gather with the family to watch this hour-long television extravaganza celebrating the sights and sounds of DC in springtime. The Celebration Show will premier online on Gather by Events DC (gatherthedistrict.com.com/cherry-blossoms-celebration) on Friday, April 9 at 8 PM; locally on WJLA-TV (ABC7) […]

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Anacostia River Festival

11th st bridge park presents Anacostia river festival We usually celebrate together but this year the 11th Street Bridge Park is excited to announce our virtual festival: Anacostia Park: Past, Present & Future! Tune in to the 11th Street Bridge Park’s Website on April 10th and 11th to enjoy a word from our community/ partners, […]

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Look & Listen: Japanese Art and Music

Freer and Sackler, Smithsonian’s National Museum of Asian Art PRESENTS Look & Listen: Japanese Art and Music Explore traditional Japanese views of nature and the seasons through the music of the shakuhachi (bamboo flute) and beautiful paintings and woodblock prints from the museum’s collections. Event Link.

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Sakura Sundays

SAKURA SUNDAY Sakura Sunday at National Harbor will feature a wide array of free cultural activities including Japanese inspired art creation, culinary classes, in person or virtual, and much more to be announced. More to come soon! Previous Next CLOSEST METRO Southern Avenue

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Sakura Matsuri – Virtual Community Gathering

THE JAPAN-AMERICA SOCIETY OF WASHINGTON DC’s Sakura Matsuri – Virtual Community Gathering Join Japan-America Society of Washington DC for the Sakura Matsuri – Virtual Community Gathering. Enjoy stage performances and the opportunity to interact live with many of your favorite Sakura Matsuri exhibitors, vendors and participants! PRODUCED BY

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Petalpalooza

OUTDOOR EXTRAVAGANZA NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL PETALPALOOZA® Celebrate spring at the National Cherry Blossom Festival‘s Petalpalooza for a full day of live music and engaging activities! This day-long all-ages celebration brings art, music, and play to multiple outdoor stages, interactive art installations, a beer garden, family-friendly hands-on activities, and more, all along the banks of the […]

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Opening Ceremony

START THE FESTIVAL SEASON WITH US! OPENING CEREMONY The National Cherry Blossom Festival’s signature Opening Ceremony, an artistic celebration of the 1912 gift of trees from Tokyo to Washington, D.C., and an annual tribute to the longstanding friendship between Japan and the United States, the Opening Ceremony will feature special performances from acclaimed artists with […]

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Pink Tie Party

CELEBRATE THE SEASON OF THE BLOSSOMS Pink Tie party Put on your finest pink apparel and mingle with other partygoers for an unforgettable evening of incredible entertainment, delectable food and drink, fun giveaways and a spirited auction. THANK YOU TO OUR 2021 PINK TIE PARTY RESTAURANTS Al DenteAlbiAll Set Restaurant & BarAmbar (takeout)Annabelle RestaurantBaker’s DaughterBlend […]

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