Washington D.C. April 2022

Washington D.C. April 2022 Events

Washington D.C. April 2022 Events

April Event Calendar

The National Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Cherry Blossom Festival

Celebrate Japanese culture and admire the stunning cherry blossoms at Washington D.C.'s annual National Cherry Blossom Festival.  The city turns pink and white as the blossoms come into full bloom, creating a pretty image to kick off spring.  Wear your best pink formal attire to the Pink Tie Dinner Party, fill the sky with color during the Blossom Kite event, and listen to live music along the Anacostia River during Petalpalooza, an outdoor street festival with food, entertainment, and fun activities.  Admission is free and more information can be found on the official website.

Japanese Street Festival

Japanese Street Festival

Kick off the Cherry Blossom Festival with the Japanese Street Festival event.  Try traditional Japanese foods and beverages, browse through booths filled with culturally relevant crafts, and see traditional performances.  Learn more on the official website.

Smithsonian Craft Show

Smithsonian Craft Show

See the work of over 100 talented crafters at the Smithsonian Craft Show.  From crafts to woodwork to handmade jewelry, multiple forms of art and design will be represented.  Proceeds from the event fund the Smithsonian museums and the National Zoo.  Tickets cost $20 and can be purchased here.

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

The 95th annual Shenandoah Apple Bloom Festival returns, promising over 40 anticipated events over a 10-day span. A few include the Blooming Wine Fest, tennis tournaments, cider tastings and orchard tours, a 90s dance party, parades, and more. Tickets will go on sale in late January. You can purchase them and find additional information online.

National Cannabis Festival

National Cannabis Festival

The annual National Cannabis Festival is a celebration of the legalization progress of marijuana both in the state of Washington and nationally, with representative enthusiasts joining from various states. The festival will feature educational sessions, talks from congressional leaders, two full-day lineups of live music performances, yoga, contests, food, drinks, and more. You must be 21+ to attend. Two-day general admission passes start at $65 and can be purchased online. 

FilmFest DC

FilmFest DC

Watch amazing, new independent films from creators around the globe at the Washington D.C. International Film Festival, better known as FilmFest.  Designed to make you laugh, cry, and feel every emotion in between, these films are representative of some of the best talent and will offer you the chance to find a new favorite movie.  Find more information on their official website.

Washington D.C. Events in April

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