Celebrate Spring at the Home of the Cherry Blossoms

calendar icon March 25, 2022 – April 3, 2022
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Event Hours
Daily from 12pm - 12pm

Celebrate spring at the Home of the Cherry Blossoms! Visit The Wharf from March 25th-April 3rd for cherry blossom-themed activations and specials and amazing views of all the cherry blossom trees across the Washington Channel at East Potomac Park and the Tidal Basin. See what's blossoming at The Wharf:

Anime Movie Days at The Wharf: March 26 & 27
In honor of cherry blossom season, we're celebrating the globally popular Japanese genre of anime this spring with an outdoor anime movie festival on March 26 & 27 on District Pier. Anime Movie Days at The Wharf is curated by Awesome Con and includes favorites like SteamboyOkko's InnA Letter to MomoThe Sky Crawlers, and more. Purchase a ticket on Eventbrite.

Cherry Blossom Decoration Competition: March 26-April 1
The restaurants and shops at The Wharf have spring fever! This season, many of the businesses at The Wharf have decorated their storefronts and patios with cherry blossom-themed décor. Visit The Wharf and vote online for the best cherry blossom décor. Participating businesses include Unlimited Biking, UPS at The Wharf, Kaliwa, Praline Bakery, Martha Spak Gallery, The Britleys SchoolColada Shop, Politics & Prose and Hank's Oyster Bar. Winners will be announced at Bloomaroo on April 2. 

Blossom-Inspired Cocktails: March 25-April 3
Restaurants at The Wharf are creating cherry blossom-inspired cocktails with Shinju Whisky. A dollar from each cocktail sold will be donated to Belly Full's efforts to benefit World Central Kitchen's Ukranian Refugee Aid. Participating restaurants include Whiskey Charlie, Canopy Central, H Bar by Hyatt House, Kirwan's Irish Pub, Kaliwa, Moon Rabbit, and Cantina Bambina.

Bloomaroo Festival: April 2
The Wharf blooms with Bloomaroo! Join us on April 2 for our free spring extravaganza with live music, crafts, karaoke, roller skating, and so much more—all capped off with a fireworks finale at 8:30pm. Bloomaroo details.

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View the Cherry Blossoms from The Wharf

The Wharf has an incredible front-row seat to the hundreds of cherry blossom trees at East Potomac Park. Visit The Wharf during peak bloom to admire the petals as they reflect off the water, while you enjoy blossom-inspired treats and gifts from our businesses. Also, The Wharf is only a short walk to the blossoms along the Tidal Basin.

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Stay at The Wharf

Whether you’re traveling to Washington, DC for business or pleasure, the hotels at The Wharf offer a wide variety of choices for overnight stays, quick weekend getaways, or extended stays. Enjoy iconic views of the monuments and the waterfront right from your room, and  the District's best restaurants, entertainment, and museums within walking distance.

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