Cherry Blossom Festival Hotels in Full BoomScenic Washington, DC is about to bloom into a spectacular shade of pink when the 2013 Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off the start of Spring. This annual festival is a long cherished tradition that is a must-see event for any visitor to DC. Whether you want to stay in Georgetown, Mt Vernon, Fairfax or several other convenient locations, we have the perfect accommodations for you and your family at our seven modern hotels that are featuring special offers and discounts just in time for this year's Cherry Blossom Festival.
A History of Tradition and Cultural Exchange
In 1912 the Mayor of Tokyo bestowed Washington, DC with a generous gift of 3,000 beautiful cherry trees to recognize the deep bond between the two nations. Every year since that historic occasion, the trees have graced the grounds of some of the most famous monuments in the world including the National Mall, Jefferson Memorial and Washington Monument.
A Celebration of Springtime
Witness this historic capitol come alive with color as you enjoy the hundreds of family-friendly events that take place across the city during five incredible weeks of fun. Popular museums like the Library of Congress and the Philips Collection will open their doors for exhibits on Japanese art and culture. A Pink Tie Party kicks off the fun on March 20th and the celebration culminates during the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on April 13th. Come join the festivities in Washington, DC for a spring party you will never forget.
Cherry Blossom Featured Events
- Begins March 20:Pink Tie Party
- Begins March 20: Cherry blossom Food Tour
- Begins March 20: Celebrate the Arts of Japan
- Begins March 22: Monuments-by-Moonlight Cruise
- Begins March 23: Blosoms by Bike Tour & Blossoms by Bike River Tour