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National Cherry Blossom Festival

Major landscape architecture firms selected to help preserve the Tidal Basin

The popular basin and surrounding cherry trees face danger from rising sea levels.

D.C. registers record visitation in 2018 despite drop in international visitors

23.8 million people visited the District, most domestic travelers.

D.C. saw record 21.9M domestic visitors in 2018, say tourism officials

That was 1.1 million more than the number who came to the nation’s capital the previous year

Famed D.C. cherry blossoms face long-term risks from high tides

The National Park Service and nonprofits say the Tidal Basin could use up to $500 million in work

Cherry trees expected to reach peak bloom early next week: National Park Service

This year’s official peak bloom forecast for the famous blossoms has moved up a few days

Metro to suspend most weekend track work during cherry blossom season

The transit agency says it plans to take a weekend maintenance break for the next four weekends

Can you find the cherry blossom-themed Capital Bikeshare bike?

It’s electric (literally)

Cherry blossoms peak bloom predicted in early April

The trees’ green-bud stage is already starting to be seen, according to the National Park Service

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is less than a month away

The festival kicks off on March 20, but an official peak-bloom prediction is still pending

D.C.’s Cherry Blossom Festival Parade 2018: What to know before you go

From how to get there to a map of road closures, see all the need-to-know information before the event.

Where to watch the cherry blossoms bloom in D.C.

While winter can seem bleak and tedious, it's good to know that there's always something to look forward to. More specifically, the blooming of the Yoshino cherry blossoms in spring.

15 photos, videos of the Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

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National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade 2017 road closure map

This Saturday, April 8, the National Cherry Blossom Festival will host its signature event, the parade.

Cherry Blossom Festival Parade 2017: What you need to know

It’s the most wonderful, most pink time of the year once again.

D.C.’s Blossom Kite Festival, in photos

Have some photos of your own? Showcase them in the comment section.

D.C.’s cherry blossoms are beginning to bloom

Despite the potential loss of 90 percent of the blossoms, the flowers are still standing strong, blooming away in several parts of the city.

Winter Storm Stella’s effects on D.C.’s cherry blossoms

For the first time in nearly a century, the cherry blossoms may not hit peak bloom.

Cherry Blossom Festival Parade 2017 tickets are now on sale

On April 8, 2017, the annual event, the Cherry Blossom Festival Parade, will once again fill Washington, D.C.’s streets with performers and pink petals. While the event is free, those who want to get the best views should come with tickets.

D.C.'s Gorgeous Cherry Blossoms, in Photos

Despite the recent chill, spring is here, sounded off by the blooming of Washington, D.C.'s beloved cherry blossoms. The peak bloom occurred just this past weekend, but photographers and Instagram users are still snapping pictures.

See the Cherry Blossoms Bloom Without Leaving Your Desk

The cherry blossoms are gorgeous, but the traffic can make it hard to truly enjoy them. Now, you don't have to worry about cramped Metro cars or shut down streets thanks to a live broadcast. EarthCam teamed up with the National Park Service.

This Cherry Blossom Season's Loveliest Rentals

Need a place to stay this Cherry Blossom season? Curbed has you covered with eight rentals, available between March 23, the start of the peak bloom period, and April 16, the day of the parade. See some of the best options below.

Cherry Blossom Festival Street Closures

For those who are determined to drive in D.C. traffic, you can see a map of which streets will be closed with the above map.

2016 Cherry Blossom Festival Parade: Location, Times, Performers

While you prepare for this year's parade by either reserving parking or finding all-pink outfits to wear at the signature events, Curbed has put together a few details on what you need to know, from the time to the location to the performers.

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Cherry Blossom Festival 2016 Updates

Cherry blossom season is less than a week away. With that, it's time to figure out how you're going to get to Washington, D.C., where you're going to stay, and what you're going to eat.

Here Are the Best Cherry Blossom Festival Hotel Packages

Cherry blossom season is less than a week away. With that, it's time to figure out how you're going to get to Washington, D.C., where you're going to stay, and what you're going to eat.

Which Cherry Blossom Festival Hotel Deal is Better?

Imagine you can spend around $270/night on a suite and you've narrowed it down to three D.C. hotels. How do you make up your mind? The answer is simple: you shove them into a metaphorical cage and let them battle it out.