March 20 – April 14, 2019

NCBF Cherry Blossoms NCBF Cherry Blossoms

Now Accepting Volunteers!

The National Cherry  Blossom Festival (March 20 – April 15, 2018) is seeking friendly, cooperative, and reliable volunteers of all ages!

Get a behind-the-scenes experience of the nation’s greatest springtime celebration through a variety of exciting volunteer roles, including:

  • Balloon handlers for the televised National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade
  • “Kite Cops” to enforce safe kite-flying at the Blossom Kite Festival
  • Logistics roles at Petalpalooza
  • Event set-up and breakdown, attendee interaction at the Tidal Basin and signature events, site maintenance and more

Wave One shifts are available starting Friday, February 9, 2018. *Note: those who sign up for Wave One shifts will receive a password to receive early access to Wave Two shifts.

Click here to register for volunteer shifts.