Cherry Blossoms to Peak Monday

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The annual Cherry Blossom festival, centered around the cherry tree blossoms that are expected to peak about April 1, according to the National Park Service, began March 20 and runs until April 14.The annual Cherry Blossom festival, centered around the cherry tree blossoms that are expected to peak about April 1, according to the National Park Service, began March 20 and runs until April 14.

Visitors can start their promenade along the Tidal Basin at the welcome area where there are tents, entertainment, food, activity tents and souvenir stands from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Dogs can also enjoy a stroll underneath the blooms with NPS’ Pups ‘n’ Petals Dog Walk. The 2-hour walk meets outside the bookstore of the FDR Memorial at 4 p.m. on April 6 and April 13. .

One of its signature events is the parade on Saturday, April 13, on Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th streets Northwest from 10am to Noon.