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COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

GET INVOLVED

REDISCOVER COMMUNITY

The National Cherry Blossom Festival needs your help to bring the Festival to life! Check out the opportunities below and sign up for updates to stay in the loop on additional opportunities to engage with the Festival.

YOUTH INVOLVEMENT

Kids Programming

Child getting Face Painted

Check out all the ways the Festival promotes the beauty of nature and international friendship through volunteer and educational initiatives for kids and young adults.

Student Art Showcase

Student creating art for the student art showcase

Learn more about our Student Art Showcase for students from DC public and charter schools, presented with DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative.

Goodwill Ambassadors

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Apply for a rewarding and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young adults as part of one of the Festival’s most highly regarded signature programs.

INDIVIDUAL INVOLVEMENT

Perform

Interested in performing on the stage located at the Tidal Basin Welcome Area during the 2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival? Click on the button below to apply!

Volunteer

Volunteers at National Cherry Blossom Festival

Festival volunteers are critical to support cultural experiences that are largely free and open to the public. Click below to volunteer during the 2022 Festival.

Plant Trees

Volunteers at Tree Planting

Every year the Neighborhood Tree Planting Program and Casey Trees collaborate with schools, civic groups, and the community to plant trees and teach tree care.

Petal Porches

1 - Pink Petal Porch Party

The Festival invites DMV residents to decorate their homes for a second year and start the Spring celebration at their doorsteps. Registration opens on February 1.

BUSINESS INVOLVEMENT

City in Bloom

Participating businesses show off how they bloom during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. From pink lighting to blossom images, the whole city comes to life. If you are you a business interested in participating click below!

Cherry Picks

The Festival, in conjunction with RAMW, is proud to showcase the District’s vibrant and diverse restaurant scene to attendees of the Festival. Restaurants are encouraged to enroll in the program to highlight an item for their menu.

Hotels

Hotel Room at the Generator Washington

Make your spring sales bloom by participating in the Festival hotel program. Each year the top-rated partner hotels welcome guests to the Festival and Washington, DC in springtime. Learn more about the program in the link below. 

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