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Rachel Holleman is a native of the Sunshine State, she left her hometown in 2009 to pursue her dream of working in the DC metropolitan area. Rachel graduated with a BA in Communications from Stetson University, where she was a writer and editor for The Reporter, a weekly university news publication. With volunteer experience at home and abroad, Rachel is committed to making a positive contribution worldwide and in her community. On weekends you can find her strolling through the many (free!) Smithsonian Institutions and browsing the shops in Old Town. She is passionate about arts, culture and philanthropy and hopes to have a long, fulfilling career helping others.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Centennial Celebration

Even though the groundhog saw his shadow, spring is still just around the corner! This year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival will be the centennial celebration.

Photo Credit : nationalcherryblossomfestival.org

Celebrate 100 years of the gift of trees March 20 – April 27. This year’s celebration includes a number of exciting activities.
Mark your calendar!
March 20 – Pink Tie Party (Tickets on sale now!)
March 25 – National Cherry Blossom Festival Opening Ceremony
March 24-25 – Family Days presented with the National Building Museum
March 31 – Blossom Kite Festival
April 7 – Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival
April 14 – Sakura Matsuri-Japanese Street Festival
April 14 – National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade (Tickets on sale now!)

WHEN: March 20 – April 27
WHERE: The Tidal Basin and other event locations around DC
For general inquiries and visitor information call 877-44-BLOOM




For the latest Festival information visit nationalcherryblossomfestival.org
If you have an Android or iPhone, be sure to download the Festival App!

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