That means your best bet is to plan a mid-week excursion to go see them. If the weather cooperates, an evening stroll under the blossoms would be a perfect date night.
Or, go on April 1 and take a Lantern Walk with a National Park Service ranger. The two-hour walks begin at 8 p.m., after the crowds have gone home, so you can traverse the Tidal Basin with only the light of lanterns and the moon to illuminate the trees. A ranger will fill you in on all the juicy cherry blossom history. The tours kick off Saturday with the beginning of the National Cherry Blossom Festival and continue Fridays-Sundays through April 10.