Cherry Blossoms

March 29, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Tidal Basin’s Cherry Blossoms Peak Early; Kenwood’s are Close

The Washington, D.C. Tidal Basin cherry blossoms reached peak bloom Sunday – four days earlier than expected – according to the National Park Service. The Park Service had originally predicted the bloom between April 2-5 but due to above-average temperatures last week, the National Park Service believes the peaking stage was reached ahead of schedule. […]

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March 2, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Anuncian Fechas Proyectadas para ver los Cerezos en Flor

El lunes, el Servicio de Parques Nacionales (NPS) anunció que están proyectando este año el punto máximo de los cerezos en flor en su esplendor entre el 2 de abril y el 5 de abril, en Tidal Basin en Washington. D.C. Según el sitio web oficial de Cherry Blossom Watch, el esperado desfile anual del […]

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March 1, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

Projected Peak Bloom Dates for Cherry Blossoms Announced

On Monday, the National Park Service (NPS) announced that they are projecting peak bloom for this year’s cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin in Washington. D.C. to fall between April 2 and April 5. “The peak bloom date is defined as the day when 70% of the Yoshino Cherry (Prunus x yedoensis) blossoms are open,” […]

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October 21, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

2021 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade Canceled 6 Months in Advance

About seven months ago, the 2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, D.C. was canceled due to COVID-19. On Tuesday the festival organization announced the cherry blossom parade is canceled for 2021, too. The cancellation comes almost six months ahead of the planned parade date, which was April 10, 2021. The festival is still […]

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April 1, 2019 | Staff Writer

Pretty in Pink: Checking Out the Cherry Blossoms at Kenwood

Today is considered the first day of the peak bloom period for cherry blossoms. MCM went to the Kenwood neighborhood in Bethesda to get a first-hand glimpse.

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March 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Update: Local Cherry Blossom Status and Peak Bloom Dates

Local Cherry Blossoms are just about ready to bloom. That includes the ones at Brookside Gardens. Plant Collections Manager Phil Normandy says the weather has a lot to do with the process. However, it’s not just Brookside; the Kenwood area will also have a beautiful site to see very soon. Watch the video for more […]

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March 6, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Cherry Blossom Watch: First Forecast for Peak Bloom

Cherry Blossom DC announced their forecast for the peak cherry blossom bloom. The National Park service predicts peak bloom will be between April 3 and 6. But, The Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang expects the peak between April 1 and 5. Blooming depends on the weather, due to our cold spell, the buds are currently […]

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March 4, 2019 | Joe Yasharoff

Tired of Winter? Ready for Cherry Blossoms?

If your answers are “yes” and “yes”, we have good news for you. On Wednesday, the National Park Service will issue their first peak bloom forecast so you can start planning.  

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March 29, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Here’s How to Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season

Each spring, residents across the DMV look forward to Cherry Blossom season. The colder temperatures over the last few weeks have delayed the trees peak bloom, but the National Park Service predicts peak bloom will start on April 8. Despite the delay, there are activities planned all month long: Blossom Kite Festival-  Mar.31 (Free) This event […]

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March 26, 2017 | Staff Writer

Cherry Trees Are Blooming in Kenwood (PHOTOS)

The cherry trees are blooming in the Kenwood community of Bethesda. Take a look, below: PHOTOS | Michael Walsh

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