2020 Cherry Blossom Watch

Cherry Blossom Watch 2020 Wrap Up

A wrap up of the curtailed 2020 DC cherry blossom season. See you again in 2021! Read More

March 23, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 20, 2020

The warm temperatures since yesterday afternoon have brought any of the slower cherry blossoms out now. They're looking light and… Read More

March 20, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 19, 2020

The cherry blossoms are heading into full bloom, but they're not quite at peak yet. There are still plenty yet… Read More

April 30, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 18, 2020

The cherry blossoms area heading into full bloom now. They're not quite at peak, but they're starting to look fresh… Read More

April 20, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 16, 2020

The cherry blossoms are popping now. While you can find some trees in full bloom already, most of them are… Read More

March 16, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 14, 2020

The cherry blossoms are racing toward the puffy white stage, and some are beginning to pop. As you walk around… Read More

March 14, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 13, 2020

The warm temperatures are still speeding things along. The NPS determined that 70 percent of the trees were in the… Read More

March 13, 2020

NPS Revises Peak Bloom Prediction

The National Park Service has revised their 2020 cherry blossom peak bloom forecast. They now predict that they'll reach peak… Read More

March 11, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 11, 2020

Warm temperatures into the 70s are encouraging a cracking pace. If you look closely, you can see petals starting to… Read More

March 11, 2020

Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang Revises Peak Bloom Prediction

The Washington Post's Capital Weather Gang has revised their peak bloom prediction, bringing it forward five days. Their new prediction… Read More

March 10, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 10, 2020

The indicator tree, Weeping cherry blossoms, and saucer magnolias are in full bloom. And the Yoshinos have reached the extension… Read More

March 10, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 8, 2020

After a cooler few days, we're back into the unseasonably warm weather for the coming week. That's going to speed… Read More

March 8, 2020

NPS Reveals 2020 Peak Bloom Prediction

At a press conference this morning, the National Park Service revealed their initial peak bloom prediction for 2020. Read More

March 4, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 4, 2020

The indicator tree is just starting to flower, the saucer magnolias are starting, and peak bloom forecasts are coming out. Read More

March 8, 2020

Washington Post’s Capital Weather Gang Issue Peak Bloom Forecast

The Capital Weather Gang from the Washington Post announced their prediction of a peak bloom between March 25 and March… Read More

March 3, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: March 1, 2020

It's a beautifully clear and cool morning down at the Tidal Basin. The National Park Service said that the cherry… Read More

March 1, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 28, 2020

There are plenty of green buds now, and all indications are still pointing to an early bloom. The NPS will… Read More

February 29, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 22, 2020

There are some early green buds starting to poke through on some of the cherry trees around the Tidal Basin,… Read More

February 22, 2020

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 15, 2020

Welcome to the 2020 DC Cherry Blossom Watch! It's a cold and crisp morning, a sharp break from the warm… Read More

February 15, 2020

2020 Cherry Blossom Peak Bloom Forecasts

The latest information and forecasts on when Washington DC's cherry blossoms around the Tidal Basin will reach peak bloom in… Read More

April 4, 2020

Where to Stay in Washington DC for the Cherry Blossoms in 2020

Some local recommendations on where to stay if you're visiting from out of town to see the cherry blossoms. Read More

January 14, 2020

2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival

The 2020 National Cherry Blossom Festival will be held March 20 through April 12. The Cherry Blossom Parade is scheduled… Read More

March 13, 2020

2020 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler

The 2020 Cherry Blossom 10 Miler has been cancelled due to coronavirus COVID-19 containment efforts. Read More

March 15, 2020

Washington DC’s Cherry Blossoms 2020

Each spring, the cherry blossoms lining Washington DC’s Tidal Basin burst into color in a beautiful display of floral fireworks.… Read More

March 3, 2020