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Enjoy Over 50 Events at DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Enjoy Over 50 Events at DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival
The 2010 National cherry blossom festival will be held in Washington DC starting Saturday, March 27th and run until April 11th.  And it’s packed full of great events for the entire family. The National Parks Service predicts the cherry tree peak blooming to coincide with the festival dates, with the best blooming to be between April 3rd and 8th. This year’s Cherry Blossum Festival includes over 50 events and activities, from free cultural and musical performances to the annual parade...
March 18th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 1
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Get a Luxurious Break at Camp Cherry Blossom

Get a Luxurious Break at Camp Cherry Blossom
... DC hotel, one of the most exclusive hotels in the Washington DC area, is offering parents a relaxing and rejuvenating break during the annual cherry blossom festival. Camp Cherry Blossom, a unique program gives busy parents an 80-minute spa treatment to pamper and soothe the mind, body and spirit, and it’s paired with on-site child care services. The Zen-like ambience of the hotel’s 10,500 sq. ft. spa is designed around total relaxation and luxury.  From the amethyst steam rooms and experience...
March 15th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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DC Cherry Trees to Peak Early April

DC Cherry Trees to Peak Early April
... through Thursday, April 8th, well within the annual average bloom date of April 4th.  So even after a record-breaking winter battering, the annual cherry blossom festival will go on as scheduled and the trees will bloom as they do every year.  According to the National Parks Service, only a few of the 3,700 cherry trees around the National Mall were damaged due to the snow. The annual parade and Japanese cherry blossom street fest will be held on April 10, 2010. And check out my Top Ten Tips for...
March 7th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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Top Ten Tips for DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Top Ten Tips for DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival
The most anticipated event during Washington DC’s annual cherry blossom festival is the blooming of the Cherry Trees around the Tidal Basin and the National Mall. Over the past two decades, peak blooming periods have ranged from as early as March 17th in 2000 to as late as April 11th in 1992.  Although the average peak blooming date is April 4th, that date is impacted by the length and severity of winter, along with the amounts of local rain and area temperatures during February and March. Usually,...
March 1st, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 2
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Seattle’s Cherry Blossom Festival

Yes, Seattle has a cherry blossom festival, too!  In 1976 Japan gave us the gift of 1,000 blossoming cherry trees that were planted along Lake Washington Boulevard, in Seward Park, and at other places around the city. Seattle has deep cultural connections with Japan, and you can join in this celebration of this relationship at this weekend’s Cherry Blossom & Japanese Culture Festival.  It’s an opportunity to listen to the booming taiko drums, look at beautiful ikebana flowers,...
April 9th, 2009 | Mary Jo Manzanares | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: cherry blossom festival, Events, Food & Beverage, History & Information, Japanese culture, People - Interesting Local People, Seattle-Center

More spring festivals in Georgia

Conyers cherry blossom festival – March 28 -29 at the Georgia International Horse Park. There are 300 booths of arts and crafts, food and fun, as well as live music. There is a $5 parking fee ($8 for both days) but no admission. They ask that you not bring pets. Conyers is east of Atlanta on I-20. Fire Ant Festival, Ashburn – March 28.  In addition to the normal fun festival events (art show, Miss Fire Ant contest, pet parade, 5K run, poker run, street dance, pet parade and funnel cake)...
March 26th, 2009 | Linda Erbele | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Ashburn, cherry blossom festival, Conyers, Events, Fire Ant Festival, Folk Like in Georgia, Georgia International Horse Park, old South

Four spring festivals in Georgia

... and a half south of Atlanta on I-75. Another 20 minutes south and you’ll be at the site of “the pinkest party on earth.” The Macon cherry blossom festival has events from March 20 – 29. These include hot-air balloons,  parades, historic tours, the Sea Lion show, fireworks displays, and amusement rides. There are fashion shows and a pet fashion show, a run and a bed race, fancy balls to dancing in the streets, concerts and bands of every genre, really – from a tribute...
March 11th, 2009 | Linda Erbele | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: atlanta botanical garden, cherry blossom festival, Events, Forsythia Festival, Orchid Show, Savannah Music Festival