• 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 »

Recycling

Recycling

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?

DYKcherryplaque

The first cherry trees were ceremonially planted by First Lady Helen Taft and Japanese Viscountess Iwa Chinda on March 27, 1912. 3,020 trees were planted throughout the modern National Mall and Memorial Parks as a gift from Tokyo, Japan to Washington, D.C. More...