Bloom Watch is on! Today the National Park Service announced its prediction for peak bloom of the iconic cherry blossom trees on the National Mall. Mark your calendar for March 17-20 as the best opportunity to see more than 3,800 cherry trees in spectacular bloom.

Visit the official hub of the National Cherry Blossom Festival for a complete list of all the exciting events and activities that will take place during the festival.

Can’t wait for spring? As warmer days beckon, head to the Mall now to take in other varieties of beautiful, flowering trees studding the monumental landscape. And learn more about how you can help the National Park Service care for these beloved trees by donating to our ongoing work in support of the official Cherry Tree Endowment.