1. National Cherry Blossom Festival
March 20 – April 17
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is the region’s premier spring event, with parades, parties, concerts, and other events rolled into one four-week festival that paints the area pink. In addition to Cherry Blossom watching and events on the National Mall, the capital’s bars and restaurants create festive pink-hued and spring menu items to celebrate the season.
As part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, the National Landing BID will be hosting an Enchanted Rhapsody; starlit night dancing to live music performed by the Edgewood String Quartet to welcome in the bliss of springtime and the beauty of the cherry blossoms.
Santé, a new addition to Pentagon City's restaurant lineup, is offering Japanese Cherry Blossom-inspired tea sandwiches, pastries, warm scones, and a selection of luxury loose-leaf teas every weekend starting March 19 through April 16 from 12-3 p.m.
2. Earth Day Every Day
Earth Day Every Day is a day-long community event celebrating Earth Day hosted by the Langston Boulevard Alliance. There will be family fun and educational activities, Climate Change related art events, live music, great food, and a sustainable art market. Stop by for a day of fun!
3. Arlington Festival of the Arts
April 23 – 24
The 8th annual Arlington Festival of the Arts will feature fine artists showcasing glass, mixed media, paintings, jewelry, and pottery on Washington Blvd. Grab lunch or dinner at one of Clarendon’s delicious restaurants and make a day of it.