It’s cherry blossom season in DC! Every year from March to April, DC celebrates the blooming of over 3,000 cherry blossom trees planted around the Tidal Basin and throughout the city. This is the time when tourists and locals alike flock to the Tidal Basin to view the flowers, take photos and participate in the many activities held around the National Mall. (Want to know how to get the most out of the Cherry Blossom Festival? Our FAQ has everything you need..)