Going Out Guide: Cherry Blossoms


Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/08/2014

For cherry blossom parade producer, ideas bloom all year round

Soon after blossoms fall, producer John Best begins to work on the following year’s parade.

By Maura Judkis  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms, Events, Free Stuff

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 03/24/2014

Cherry blossoms: Less than three weeks until peak bloom

The blossoms are on track for an April 8-12 peak.

By Margaret Ely  |  02:31 PM ET, 03/24/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Your cherry blossom questions, answered

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is underway; we’ve got answers to your questions and a map.

By Margaret Ely  |  05:30 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 03/20/2014

Celebrate cherry blossom season with cherry blossom beer

The District Chophouse unveils a delicious tribute to the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

By Fritz Hahn  |  02:05 PM ET, 03/20/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bars, Beer, Cherry Blossoms

Posted at 12:49 PM ET, 03/14/2014

Paddle boating season begins Saturday. Should you go?

Pro: selfies. Con: Everyone will assume you’re a tourist.

By Maura Judkis  |  12:49 PM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms, FYI

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 04/11/2013

Final weekend highlights: Parade, Japanese culture

Festivities include the Grand Ball, the blossom parade and an anime marathon.

By Kathy Orton  |  12:11 PM ET, 04/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms, Events

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/09/2013

Map: Peak bloom is here, and the cherry blossoms are there, there and there

Save this blossom map and share your snapshots with #wpblossoms for a spot on The Post's pretty Cherry Blossoms Grid.

By Alex Baldinger  |  12:31 PM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 04/05/2013

Tidal Basin bound this weekend? Here's a map of the cherry blossoms

Give your blossom snapshots the recognition they deserve: Share them with #wpblossoms and they'll appear on The Post's pretty Cherry Blossoms Grid.

By Alex Baldinger  |  05:17 PM ET, 04/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms, Events

Posted at 01:52 PM ET, 04/01/2013

Japanese lantern lighting, fireworks and more festival highlights

Some of the activities you won't want to miss, at the Tidal Basin and elsewhere.

By Kathy Orton  |  01:52 PM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Can't-miss events for the National Cherry Blossom Festival's opening weekend

The first weekend kicks off with the family festival and late-night strolls around the basin.

By Lavanya Ramanathan  |  12:37 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Download a map of the best cherry blossom locations

Whether this is your first spring in Washington or you just need a seasonal refresher, this PDF should serve as your guide.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:56 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms, Events

Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/04/2013

The peak bloom period for the cherry blossoms is March 26-30

Mark your calendars for March 26-30.

By Alex Baldinger  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cherry Blossoms, Events