Peak Bloom Dates for Annual Cherry Blossom Festival in D.C. March 26-30

Mar 05, 2013 -- 4:17am

The annual Cherry Blossom Festival is about to start in Washington D.C. And Monday, officials in Washington predicted this year's peak bloom dates for the city's famed cherry trees will be March 26-30.

This year's National Cherry Blossom Festival will take place from March 20 through April 14.

The cherry blossoms draw about 1 million visitors each spring. This year marks the 101st anniversary of the gift of trees from Japan.

 

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