The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade will go on regardless of a government shutdown.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off at the National Building Museum.
Head to Adams Morgan for art exhibits, kid-friendly performances and more.
Starting from the Thomas Jefferson Memorial parking lot, rangers discuss the history behind cherry trees.
Tour the blossoms on two wheels with a guided tour of the Tidal Basin led by Bike and Roll.
Author Casson Trenor offers a full tasting menu of sustainable sushi, wine and sake.
See Tudor Place's cherry blossoms in full bloom, sip cherry mimosas and view a collection of 20th-century Japanese fans.
Stroll the Tidal Basin by lantern light, led by rangers from the National Park Service.
The skies over the Southwest Waterfront light up with pink fireworks in honor of the Cherry Blossom Festival.
With luck, the cherry blossoms at Nationals Park should be in bloom when the Nats host the Atlanta Braves.
Grab your digital camera for a sunrise shoot of the cherry blossoms.
Watch traditional Japanese dancers, local musicians and other entertainers for free every day at noon.
Cruise the Potomac with the cherry blossoms and monuments as a backdrop.
Grab a camera and shoot the cherry blossoms from land (around the Tidal Basin) and sea -- from the paddle boats.
Catch spring fever with two full days of music, performances, Japanese culture and more on Wilson Plaza.
Giant balloons, performers and marching bands parade down Constitution Avenue from Seventh to 17th streets.
Let your kite soar while enjoying flight demonstrations and tricks by master kite-makers.
Festival dates Peak bloom period
Festival officials say the Japanese cultural celebrations offer a chance to show support for the country.
Find yourself with an overview of what museum is where.