Cherry blossoms to peak in Washington DC for the Festival Parade

Cherry blossoms in bloom in Washington DC.

Cherry blossoms in bloom in Washington DC. Image by Tim Evanson / CC BY-SA 2.0

Petal twitchers take note, Washington DC’s  famous cherry blossoms are slated to be at their fullest this weekend. In a rare occurrence, the cherry trees will be in peak bloom for the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade which is happening on Saturday, as well as for the Cherry Blossom Ten-Mile Run on Sunday. The events commemorate Japan’s gift of 3000 cherry trees in 1912. It’s also forecast to be lovely weather. Read more: washingtonpost.com

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