In Bloom: 19 Highlights From the National Cherry Blossom Festival and Other Events
Get spring event inspiration with decor, catering, entertainment, and technology highlights from the annual celebration.
Every spring, the National Cherry Blossom Festival draws some 1.5 million visitors to Washington to see cherry blossoms in full bloom. And this year was no different, with the annual event marking the 107th anniversary of Tokyo gifting 3,000 cherry blossom trees to the nation’s capital.
The 2019 celebration, which ran March 20 to April 14, saw the city turn pink with events including the opening ceremony, annual fund-raisers, pop-up bars and exhibitions, parades, and more. Venues outside of Washington also celebrated the season, with themed cocktails and catering offerings.
Here’s a look at some of the most memorable design, entertainment, tech, and catering highlights from official and adjacent festival events.