• Cherry Blossom Festival

    Cherry Blossom Festival

    District of Columbia

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  • PEAK BLOOM Achieved

    April 10, 2014 the Cherry Trees are now in Peak Bloom. More »



Recycle your plastic and aluminum beverage containers during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Additional recylcing receptacles will be placed throughout most highly visited areas of the park including: Tidal Basin Parking Lot, Sylvan Theater (Washington Monument Grounds), FDR Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial and MLK Memorial sites for your convenience.

Please help keep National Mall and Memorial Parks green by recycling your plastic and aluminum beverage containers in the appropriate recycling receptacles.

Did You Know?

First Lady Taft

First Lady Helen Herron Taft, noted for accepting the gift of the cherry trees to Washington D.C., was also noted for beautifing the city by encouraging flower "clubs" to add plants to the landscape. More...