Community Involvement

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

GET INVOLVED

COMMUNITY BLOSSOMS HERE

Check out all the great ways individuals, youth and businesses can get involved with the Festival. Keep checking this page for more 2022 community involvement updates!

YOUTH INVOLVEMENT

For the Kids

Coming soon: check out all of 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 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

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.

INDIVIDUAL INVOLVEMENT

Performers

From the Parade to the Tidal Basin Performance Stage – and more – the Festival welcomes performing artists of various genres to apply for opportunities to perform. When the Festival is able to present live events that include public performances, more information will be provided.

Volunteer

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, keep checking this page for more info coming soon!

Plant Trees

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.

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! Are you a business interested in participating? Click to learn more!

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.

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 this page to see how the Festival goes beyond the Tidal Basin!

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