Seen the blossoms yet? We'll have a new photo from the Tidal Basin every day by 1 p.m.
Today's Blossoms
Blossom Watch
The National Park Service predicts the cherry trees will bloom between March 28 and April 11, with peak bloom April 1-4.
Event Highlights
Saturday, April 11
  • Fireworks Show
    The Cherry Blossom Festival goes out with a bang over the Southwest Waterfront.
  • National Arboretum Nature Tour
    Instead of fighting crowds at the Tidal Basin, take a self-guided tour of the Arboretum's flowering trees.
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