National Cherry Blossom Festival on March, 2017: Washington Cherry Blossom Festival 2012?
National Cherry Blossom Festival 2017. The is a spring celebration in Washington, D.C., commemorating the March 27, 1912, gift of Japanese cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City to the city of Washington.
The is a spring celebration in Washington, D.C., commemorating the March 27, 1912, gift of Japanese cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo City to the city of Washington.
Yes it is illegal to pick the cherry blossoms, in Washington DC. However here are some sights to see;
National Museum of Air and Space
National Museum of Natural History
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
International Spy Museum
National Museum of Crime and Punishment
National Museum of American History
National Gallery of Art
National Portrait Gallery/American Art Museum
Hishhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Washington Monument(currently closed)
World War II Memorial
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial
Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Korean War Memorial
Bureau of Engraving and Printing
United States Capitol Building
Library of Congress
Arlington National Cemetery
Tidal Basin Paddle Boats (Best view of the Cherry Blossoms!)
What does the national Cherry blossom festival celbrate?
It's around when the first cherry blossoms are blooming around the tidal basin in D.C. The cherry trees/blossoms were a gift to the U.S. from Japan, so it's to celebrate that.
Cherry Blossom Festival?
There are a lot of cherry blossom festivals in the United States. The best known is the National Cherry Blossom in Washington D.C.
In 2012 it runs from March 20 to April 27.