Plan Your Visit


Cherry Blossom 2015: March 28 - April 12


Things to Do During Cherry Blossom Time
The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is jam packed with Events and Activities to enrich your experience and understanding of the Cherry Trees. The National Park Service is proud to offer a series of family-friendly programs in partnership with the National Cherry Blossom Festival organization.

Can't make the festival? Check out our web cam to see a live image of the Tidal Basin and follow along on Facebook and Twitter.


When will the Trees Bloom?
Check out the BlooomWatch! page to find out when the Cherry Trees are expected to bloom in 2015 and how this compares to prior years.

Learn more about the Cherry Trees and the factors that affect when they bloom.

Help us Protect the Cherry Trees by following these simple steps.

Getting to the Cherry Trees
Visit our Directions and Maps pages to learn more about bicycle, pedestrian and driving options.

Don't forget! The Cherry Blossom Shuttle ($1) runs from the Thomas Jefferson Memorial around Haines Point and has 11 stops along the way!


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