2024 Cherry Blossom Watch

Follow along with the progress of the 2024 cherry blossom bloom in Washington DC!

Photo of Washington DC Cherry Blossoms.

Cherry Blossom Watch Update: February 19, 2024

There’s not much to see yet on the cherry trees, temperatures are still trending warmer than normal, and the first peak bloom forecasts should start coming out towards the end of next week.

Photo of Washington DC Cherry Blossoms.

Cherry Blossom 10 Miler 2024

The 2024 Cherry Blossom 10 Mile Race is scheduled for April 7, 2023. Here’s a rundown of the impact on visiting the cherry blossoms.


When is Cherry Blossom Season in Washington DC?

The short answer is that there’s no easy answer. On average, the peak bloom occurs sometime around the last week or so of March through the first week or so of April. But precisely when during that period varies year to year. So here’s the longer version.