Cherry Blossom events
Tuesday, April 9
●Spirit of Washington Cherry Blossom Dinner Cruises: Buffet dinner paired with live performances and a DJ playing top-40 hits from various genres and decades. Spirit Cruises, Pier 4, Sixth and Water streets SW. $77.90 per person. Metro: Waterfront.
●Cherry Blossom Food Tour: Combine Washington’s culture, history and architecture with local flavors inspired by cherries and the area’s Japanese influence. A guided walking tour will integrate historic and cultural sites with visits to local establishments for specially created cherry blossom-inspired dishes. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. 700 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. $49. Metro: Eastern Market.
●Petal Pass: The limited-edition pass provides exclusive offers when presented at participating locations and businesses. It is available for free at 225 Capital One Bank branches throughout the region.
For details on all events, visit nationalcherryblossomfestival.org. The Cherry Blossom hotline is 877-44BLOOM (442-5666). All events are free unless otherwise noted.