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Japan Spring Opening Day Celebration

Please note: This event has already occurred.
The cherry blossoms are expected to be in full bloom as early as this weekend. Celebrate the arrival of spring - and the kickoff of Japan Spring, an array cherry-blossom-inspired exhibits and events - on the National Mall with bento boxes and tea available for purchase in the Sackler Pavilion from 11 to 2. A Hokusai-inspired family activity and a demonstration of the dramatic art of kabuki begins at 2 p.m.