What is the best time to see the cherry blossoms in Washington, DC? The average peak bloom date, which is when 70% of the flowers of the cherry blossom trees are open, is around April 4. In the past, peak bloom has occurred as early as March 15 and as late as April 18. The entire blooming period can last up to 14 days, which includes the days leading up to peak bloom.
Where is the Cherry Blossom Festival held in Washington, DC? Opening Ceremony – March 20
The National Cherry Blossom Festival and the Japan Foundation will join together to bring you an exciting in-person opening ceremony featuring performers from DC and Japan. The spectacle returns to the Warner Theatre for the first time since 2019.
Are the cherry blossom in bloom in DC? Washington DC’s cherry blossoms reached peak bloom on March 21. They are now done for the year. You can find the most updates from the 2022 bloom here. On average, DC’s cherry blossoms bloom around the last week of March into the first week of April.
Is the Cherry Blossom Festival in DC free? Watch performers from DC and Japan celebrate the beginning of the festival. While it is free, you do need to reserve. Tickets to the Opening Ceremony will be available to claim in February 2022. You can also watch online on the Festival’s YouTube Channel.