Vistor Info

VISITOR INFORMATION

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BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

PLAN YOUR TRIP

There is much to consider when planning a trip to Washington, DC during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. To speak with an Information Specialist to help plan your trip or to request printed information about the Festival, call 877.44.BLOOM (877.442.5666).

GETTING TO
THE BLOSSOMS

Spend more time experiencing the beauty of the nation’s greatest springtime celebration by getting to know your transportation options. There are a wide variety of options for traveling to the region and throughout the District quickly and easily once you’re here.

WHEN YOU ARRIVE

CUSTOMIZE YOUR EXPERIENCE

Check out all of our great resources to help you plan where to stay, where to eat and what to do once you’re here.

Where to Stay

Get more in Washington, DC when you stay with Hilton. With 66 hotels to choose from across DC, Northern Virginia and Maryland we’ve got you covered from extended-stay rooms to luxury suites. When you book direct with Hilton you’ll receive free WiFi, digital check-in, points towards free nights, and Hilton Honors members get even more. Expect Better. Expect Hilton.

Plan a Tour

We invite you to experience the blossoms from land or water as part of the many special events and tours we have available!

CITY IN BLOOM

Learn more about the many ways the city will be in bloom during the National Cherry Blossom Festival! From pink lighting and blossom images on iconic buildings, to decals on cars, storefronts, and public transit, there’s a way for all to take part.

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AFTER YOU ARRIVE

ONCE IN THE DC AREA

Stop by any one of our visitor centers for more information.

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Festival Headquarters at Union Station

ADDRESS
50 Massachusetts Avenue, NE

DATES
Mon-Sat 10 AM – 7:30 PM
Sun 10 AM – 5:30 PM

Start your journey enjoying all that the Festival has to offer with a stop at National Cherry Blossom Festival Headquarters at Union Station. Shop for official Festival merchandise – shirts, hats, pins, and more! Also, pick up free information about Festival events and programs.

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Tidal Basin Welcome Area & ANA Stage

ADDRESS
Paddle Boat Parking Lot
1501 Maine Avenue, SW

DATES
10 AM – 6 PM
March 23 & 24, 2019
March 29, 30 & 31, 2019
April 1-9, 2019
April 13 &14, 2019

This convenient location offered by the National Park Service and its partners provides free, daily cultural performances on the ANA stage among the cherry blossoms. Find visitor services, first aid, food, souvenirs, books, and more at this location. Park rangers and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about the Festival and the cherry trees. Visit the National Cherry Blossom Festival tent in the Paddle Boat Parking Lot for fun interactive entertainment, official merchandise, and more.

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DC Visitor Information Center

ADDRESS
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place, NW

DATES
Mondays – Fridays
8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

In the District and wondering where to go? Make the DC Visitor Information Center your first stop. Speak with friendly and knowledgeable staff to answer all your questions, and receive free festival event schedules, tourist maps, city guides, sightseeing tips, and restaurant and hotel information.

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