Cherry Blossom Festival 2012: Washington, DC Celebrates 100 Years of Pink with Event-Packed Festival The 2012 Washington, DC Cherry Blossom Festival will last for five event-filled weeks in honor of the 100th anniversary of the gift from Japan. Celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival The National Cherry Blossom Festival expands to six weeks this year to celebrate Japan's gift of 3,000 cherry trees! More than 1 million people are expected in Washington to see the pink and white blossoms over the duration of this year's festival, which began Tuesday and continues through April 27. This year's festival marks the 100th anniversary of the gift of trees from Japan. Best Cherry Blossom Festival events this week: Blossom Bites by Bike Tour, Festival Family Days Everything's coming up cherry blossoms — and even earlier than expected , thanks to all the warm weather we've been having. But even though those blooms might drop early, the centennial celebration is just getting going. Here are some of the best cherry-related events in the coming week. Read full article >> Spring's in Bloom With Cherry Blossom Festival Package at Hotel in Bethesda, MD BETHESDA, MD-- - Spring is in the air, and for Washington, DC, it means more than rain showers and sunshine -- it's cherry blossom season. Each year the city hosts the National Cherry Blossom Festival, ... Celebrate 100 Years of Cherry Blossoms at Woodbridge, VA Hotel Accommodations WOODBRIDGE, VA-- - The iconic National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates its 100th anniversary this year, bringing 5 weeks of events to the area. Those looking to take part in the excitement without all ... Cherry Blossom Volunteer to Retire After 30 Years Laverne Cantrell is a Macon resident who fell in love with the Cherry Blossom festival when it first started 30 years ago. How To Eat And Drink Through D.C.'s Cherry Blossom Festival Forbes Travel Guide picks three restaurants for cherry blossom-themed dishes and cocktails to celebrate Washington, D.C.'s National Cherry Blossom Festival. Cherry Blossom Festival rescheduled for April 28 at Schabarum Park in Hacienda Heights When it rains, it pours in Southern California. And the deluge on March 17 forced Schabarum Park to cancel the big Cherry Blossom Festival. "We rescheduled the festival for April 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.," reported Park Superintendent Connie Douglas. "The cherry blossoms were really beautiful this year, but the heavy rain and winds stripped the trees over the weekend." Cherry Blossom Tourists Boost Local Economy Over 500 people have walked into the Macon-Bibb convention and Visitors Bureau since the start of the Cherry Blossom Festival. At least 50 tours have been booked so far and the city is pulling in profit. Cherry Blossom Festival marks Japan's 100-year-old gift Spring has come very early this year and all its wondrous "players" have responded to nature's call for the glorious show to begin. Headlining the world-class cast are the cherry trees, the unmistakable beauties that perennially steal the thunder with their alluring pink costumes. Since 1935, Washington, D.C., has been the venue for the National Cherry Blossom Festival, which commemorates the ...
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