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Send Us Your Cherry Blossom Photos

Well, folks, it’s officially spring—the pink-and-white cherry blossoms cropping up all over town prove it. To celebrate the season, we’re collecting your photos of the blooms and compiling them into a slide show in this space. Send your best and brightest photographs to and we’ll add your photo to our library. The slide show will be updated several times each day through the end of the National Cherry Blossom Festival on April 12, so check back often to see the latest photographs.

At a Glance: Cherry-Blossom Basics

Beyond Cherry Blossoms: Activities Near the Tidal Basin

Cherry Blossom Dishes at Restaurants

In Bloom: Cherry Blossom Hotel Packages

We Want Your Cherry Blossom Photos

Cherry Picnicking: Spread a Blanket Under the Blossoms

Sake to Me: Where to Get Japan’s Favorite Drink in Washington

Cherry Blossom Cocktails

Beat the Crowds: Where Else to See Blooms Around Washington

Visitors’ Guide to Washington, DC