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. There are plenty of ways to enjoy the fluffy pink and white wonders. Take a spring Instagram walk outdoors in Alexandria, VA or explore these under-the-radar cherry blossom viewing sites if you venture into D.C. (please note the National Park Service has limited access to the Tidal Basin during peak bloom). Discover food and drink specials and explore hotel packages with springtime perks in Old Town Alexandria. And, see the blossoms from home via the live BloomCam and enjoy 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 ›
Events & 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 ›
Water Taxi Take the high-speed water taxi from Alexandria for a round-trip viewing experience from the river. Learn More ›

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