The 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to the nation's capital, March 20 – April 14. The event commemorates the 107th anniversary of the gift of the cherry blossom trees and the enduring friendship between the United States and Japan. Explore the official events schedule and our celebration in the airport.
Park for Just $10 a Day
In town for the event? Park in the garages B & C for $10, maximum stay is 8 hours. Use the promo code: Cherry2019. Reserve now.
Enjoy an Art Workshop
Yoshiko O. Weick- Sumie art workshop, 10:00- 12:00pm in National Hall (across from IL Viaggio).
Shop, Dine and Pick Up Your Free Gift with Purchase
March 22-April 15
Stores and restaurants throughout the airport will celebrate the festival with cherry blossom themed souvenirs, apparel, food, and drink promotions.
Purchase over $100 (pre-tax) at two or more retail or food locations and receive a free commemorative National Cherry Blossom Festival Canvas Tote Bag.* (retail value $30).
You can redeem their receipts for the gift at the following locations:
- Capital Image – Pre-Security near Terminal B Checkpoint
- Ink by Hudson – Pre-Security near Terminal B/C Checkpoint
- Pen & Prose – Pre-Security near Terminal B/C Checkpoint
- Uniquely, D.C. – Pre-Security near Terminal C Checkpoint
*While supplies last. Limit one gift per customer. Receipts must be from 2 separate stores or restaurants. Same day purchases only.
Enter to Win Free Tickets to National Cherry Blossom Festival events
Leading up to and during the Cherry Blossom Festival, we will be giving away tickets to Festival events and a special Cherry Blossom Festival Gift Basket. Stay tuned to our social media channels for more information. See rules and details.