Sorry, you need to enable JavaScript to visit this website.


Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development

DC Agency Top Menu

-A +A
Bookmark and Share

Mayor Bowser and National Cherry Blossom Festival Leaders to Announce 2022 Festival Plans

Monday, February 28, 2022

(WASHINGTON, DC) – On Tuesday, March 1, at 10:00 a.m., Mayor Muriel Bowser and National Cherry Blossom Festival leaders will join the National Park Service and other city officials for a joint press conference to announce plans to celebrate and rediscover spring in Washington, DC. 

Hosted from March 20 – April 17, the 2022 National Cherry Blossom Festival will include four weeks of events featuring diverse and creative programming that promotes traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit.


Tuesday, March 1 at 10 M


Mayor Muriel Bowser 
Diana Mayhew, President & CEO, National Cherry Blossom Festival 
Chinyere Hubbard, Senior Vice President, Communications & Marketing, Events DC 
Ryo Kuroishi, Counsellor for Public Affairs, Director of Japan Information and Culture Center, Embassy of Japan 
Jeff Reinbold, Superintendent, National Mall and Memorial Parks  
Elliott Ferguson, President & CEO, Destination DC 
Lea Craigie-Marshall, 2022 Festival Artist


1331 Maryland Avenue, SW 
*Closest Metro Station: Smithsonian Metro Station*  
*Closest Bikeshare Station: USDA/12th & C Street SW* 

This event is pooled press only. Press interested in attending the event are asked to RSVP to [email protected]. 

The DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment will provide a live feed of this event to watch from a safe, virtual space. To view event online visit, tune in on Channel 16 (DCN) or any of the social media platforms below.

Social Media:
Mayor Bowser Twitter: @MayorBowser
Mayor Bowser Instagram: @Mayor_Bowser
Mayor Bowser Facebook:
Mayor Bowser YouTube: