Plan Your Visit

Cherry Blossoms around WAMO

Things to Do During Cherry Blossom Time

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is jam packed with Events and Activities. 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. Link to Visitor Services Press Release.

Blossoms in Bloom

When will the Trees Bloom?

Check out the BloomWatch page to find out when the Cherry Trees are expected to bloom in 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, Don't Pick the Blooms.

Blooming on a sunny day

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!