National Cherry Blossom Festival Family Days
Saturday, March 22, 10 am–4 pm
Sunday, March 23, 11 am–4 pm
Join the National Building Museum and the National Cherry Blossom Festival® for two days of hands-on activities and dynamic performances, all part of the 9th annual celebration honoring the gift of trees.
CREATE Channel your inner artist or architect and participate in hands-on crafts and design activities presented by the National Building Museum, Safeway, The Textile Museum, National Children’s Museum, and others.
- Build Cha-shitsu tea house structures and Soji screens
- Construct a paper torii gate
- Make wafuku-clothed paper dolls
- Produce a cherry blossom tree from popcorn
WATCH Enjoy performances led by Nen Daiko taiko drummers, Kaution Dance Kru, Brooklyn Youth Chorus, and youth arts groups from D.C. and across the country.
FREE. All ages. Drop-in program.
Visit www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org for more details.
National Building Museum Shop and café open.
Official National Cherry Blossom Festival® merchandise available for purchase.
If you are interested in volunteering, contact the Volunteer Manager at email@example.com. Must be 18 or older.
The National Cherry Blossom Festival® Family Days are sponsored by SAFEWAY and supported by Entertainment Cruises, Hair Cuttery, Newseum, The Washington Examiner, and media partners 98.7 WMZQ and ABC 7/WJLA.