IN THE COMMUNITY
SEE THE FESTIVAL IN ACTION IN OUR COMMUNITY
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is dedicated to building community spirit in DC’s neighborhoods and the surrounding region. The Festival includes initiatives, events, and programming that enhance life in our community.
Check out these images to see how the Festival goes beyond the Tidal Basin!
COMMUNITY BLOSSOMS HERE
Check out all the great ways the Festival is involved in our community.
For the Kids
Check out all the great ways the Festival promotes the beauty of nature and international friendship through volunteer and educational initiatives for kids and young adults.
Student Art Contest
Learn more about our Student Art Contest and Community Art Show for students from DC public and charter schools, presented with DC Arts & Humanities Education Collaborative.
Get involved in a rewarding and once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for young adults as part of one of the Festival’s most highly regarded and signature programs.
Sing Into Spring
If you’re a vocal soloist or group vocalist, this is your opportunity to participate in the nation’s grandest display of springtime pageantry with top entertainment!
Festival volunteers are critical to support cultural experiences that are largely free and open to the public. If you are interested in volunteering with us for the upcoming Festival season, please provide your contact information to be put on our waiting list.
Annually, the Neighborhood Tree Planting Program collaborates with schools, civic groups, and community groups in partnership with Casey Trees to plant new trees and educate groups about tree care and maintenance.