Cherry Blossom Waterfront

Cherry Blossom Season in Alexandria

Learn more about the region’s cherry blossom trees and the National Cherry Blossom Festival

Nothing is more symbolic of springtime in the D.C. region than cherry blossoms. Whether you want to take a spring Instagram walk outdoors in Alexandria, VA or venture on a cherry blossom-themed tour into the nation's capital to see the blossoms, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the fluffy pink and white wonders. Discover food and drink specials and explore hotel packages with springtime perks in Old Town Alexandria, or go see D.C.’s blossoms via bikeshare and bike tours or high-speed water taxi. And don’t forget to check out The National Cherry Blossom Festival from March 20 to April 11, 2021, with virtual events that honor both American and Japanese cultures.

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Spring in Alexandria Explore springtime happenings, new al fresco dining spots and more. Get Inspired ›
10 Stunning Spring Instagram Spots Fill your feed with spring blooms, secret gardens and colorful murals on the ultimate spring Instagram adventure. Learn More ›
National Cherry Blossom Festival Happening March 20 – April 11, 2021, celebrate on the D.C. region’s most beloved traditions with virtual and personal experiences for the whole… Learn More ›
Water Taxi Take the high-speed water taxi from Alexandria to The Wharf and then enjoy a 10-minute walk to the Tidal Basin or stay on the boat for a round-trip… Learn More ›
Tours & Experiences From guided bike tours to walking tours and more, there are plenty of ways to see the blossoms. Start Planning ›
Food & Drink Specials From cherry-infused cocktails to special entrees and desserts, see what Alexandria’s restaurants are cooking up. Bon Appétit ›
Shopping Specials Explore springtime deals and cherry blossom-themed gifts at local shops and boutiques. Browse Deals ›

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