The first day of spring this year (2008) is March 20. The equinox will be at 5:48 GMT.
National Cherry Blossom Festival® Family Day and Opening Ceremony
Saturday, March 29, 10:00am – 5:30pm
Cherry Blossom Festival Events
Family Festival (10:00am – 3:30pm)
Opening Ceremony (4:00 – 5:30pm)
Welcome Washington, DC’s cherry blossom season at a festival celebrating Japanese arts and design and at the official opening ceremony of the 2008 National Cherry Blossom Festival®. No charge. Drop-in program. All ages.
National Building Museum
401 F Street, NW
Metro: Judiciary Square