2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival, DC


When: Monday, March 20 - Sunday, April 16, 2017
Thursday, March 16, 2017 - Pink Tie Party
Saturday, March 25, 2017 - Opening Ceremony
Saturday, April 1, 2016 - Blossom Kite Festival
Saturday, April 8, 2017 - National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

Hot Spot: Washington, DC

Deets: Each year, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. The Festival produces and coordinates daily events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. Events are primarily free and open to the public.

Explore the site to learn more about the Festival and its events, the spectacular gift of trees, and everything you can do to make the most of your visit to the nation’s capital!

The Pink Tie Party

The springtime affair in Washington, the Pink Tie Party stylishly marks the end of winter and the official beginning of blossom season. Attendees will be delighted and entertained by delicious food and beverage stations, unique entertainment, and the friendly competition of the silent auction. The Pink Tie Party is an event not to be missed as influencers and tastemakers from DC and our region’s professional, sports, social and media communities come together to celebrate the cherry blossoms as an iconic symbol of international friendship and springtime excitement. Proceeds benefit the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc. a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the beauty of nature and international friendship through year-round programs, events, and education initiatives that enhance our environment, showcase arts and culture, and build community spirit.

Hint For The Average Socialite: For a schedule of events click hereEvents are primarily free and open to the public.

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Pink Tie Party tickets are available now!

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