Cherry Blossom Paper Lanterns decorated by a toddler.

Cherry Blossom Paper Lanterns

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade presented by Events DC - National Cherry Blossom Festival

National Cherry Blossom Festival – The Nation's Greatest Springtime Celebration

Cherry Blossom Festival Parade - April 14th, 10:00 - 12:30

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See all the details for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, DC, watch marching bands, dance and musical performances, and more.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival (Japanese: 全米桜祭り) is a spring celebration in Washington, D.C., commemorating the March 27, 1912, gift of Japanese cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City to the city of Washington. Mayor Ozaki donated the trees in an effort to enhance the growing friendship between the United States and Japan and also celebrate the continued close relationship between the two nations.[1]

Japanese cherry trees (Sakura), a gift from Japan in adorn the Tidal Basin in Washington, D.C. during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. The Washington Monument is visible in the distance.

INTERNATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL; Macon, GA (March 17–April 3) - Forget elbowing through the crowds in Washington, DC. The few thousand Yoshino cherry trees in the country's capital will feel measly compared with the 350,000 trees in Macon, where you'll have plenty of space (and time) to take gorgeous photos.

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INTERNATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL; Macon, GA (March 17–April 3) - Forget elbowing through the crowds in Washington, DC. The few thousand Yoshino cherry trees in the country's capital will feel measly compared with the 350,000 trees in Macon, where you'll have plenty of space (and time) to take gorgeous photos.

See the calendar of events for the 2015 Cherry Blossom Festival including the parade, the Blossom Kite Festival, cultural performances, and much more.

Best Ways to Enjoy the D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival

See the calendar of events for the 2017 Cherry Blossom Festival including the parade, the Blossom Kite Festival, cultural performances, and much more.

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San Francisco Cherry blossom parade, Travel Photo Discovery #43

San Francisco Cherry blossom parade, Highlights of the festival and parade

Macon is in the pink in springtime, as 300,000 Yoshino cherry trees planted all over town unfurl their blossoms in the optimistically dubbed “Cherry Blossom Capital of the World.” The International Cherry Tree Festival, which was started 13 years after the first 500 trees were planted by city boosters in 1973, encompasses cherry blossom bus tours, a grand ball and parade, live music, bed races, a craft fair – and alligator wrestling.    When to go: The International Cherry Tree Festival is…

Macon is in the pink in springtime, as Yoshino cherry trees planted all over town unfurl their blossoms in the optimistically dubbed “Cherry Blossom Capital of the World.” The International Cherry Tree Festival

5 Things you Need to Know About the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC

During the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival, the city appears to be dressed in pink.

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