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.
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
Learn more about our Student Art Showcase for students from DC public and charter schools, presented with DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative.
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.
Interested in performing on the stage located at the Tidal Basin Welcome Area during the 2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival? Click below to be contacted once the application opens!
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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. Sign up by February 22.