Pretty In Pink: 16 Spring-Friendly Ideas From National Cherry Blossom Festival Events

Get inspired with ideas for event marketing, decor, and entertainment from the annual spring festival.

By Ian Zelaya April 11, 2018, 7:00 AM EDT

Photo: Farrah Skeiky

The 2018 National Cherry Blossom Festival, which officially comes to a close on Sunday, presented four weeks of free and ticketed events in Washington and the surrounding region that celebrated the start of spring and the 106th anniversary of Tokyo gifting cherry blossom trees to the city.

Opening ceremony and fund-raising events, destination marketing company activations, and themed pop-up bars and art exhibits all contributed to the annual celebration with design and decor, entertainment, and activity ideas inspired by the Japanese flower.

Here's a look at some of the most eye-catching ideas from official and adjacent festival events this year.

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