National Cherry Blossom Festivities in Bloom at Washington's Airports

March 18, 2016

Pink-Themed Decorations and Promotions Welcome Passengers to the Springtime Event

Washington’s Airports will be bathed in pink to celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. In addition to the festive pink lighting aglow at Reagan National and Washington Dulles International airports, there will be cherry blossom-themed parking promotions and shopping deals in honor of the monthlong celebration. 

“Reagan National and Dulles International – the nation’s airports - join the region in ushering in spring with the celebration of the 104th National Cherry Blossom Festival,” Jack Potter, Airports Authority President and CEO, said. “We want to help passengers enjoy their journey and embrace the cherry blossoms. Travelers will notice cherry blossom colors, themes and promotions as they walk through the airports or see the trees in bloom on the airport grounds.”

Passengers traveling through Washington Dulles International Airport, the National Capital Region’s premier international gateway, will be treated to cherry-blossom-themed airport with the Main Terminal in festive pink lighting in the evenings.

Reagan National Airport will offer visitors taking Metrorail service easy access to the cherry blossoms with a special parking promotion. Available each weekend during the festival, people looking to attend the festivities can park in the airport’s garage for up to eight hours, same day, for just $10 and then take the Metro from the airport station. Details about the promotion can be found here. Additionally, as part of the festivities, parking decks at Reagan National will feature special pink lighting, which will be visible through the garages’ glass walls. 

Reagan National and Dulles International will also help customers’ embrace the cherry blossom spirit while enjoying food and retail offerings promoting the annual springtime festival. Specials featured at airport stores include a cherry blossom-themed sidewalk sale, pink-themed food and drinks, and discounts on purchases. Additionally, both airports will be featuring a gift with purchase of $50 or more at any combination of retail and food locations. Details about offers at the airports can be found on Reagan National and Dulles International websites.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival runs from March 20 to April 17. Visit nationalcherryblossomfestival.org for more information about this event.

Dulles in Pink

Washington Dulles International Airport during the National Cherry Blossom festival

Reagan National in Pink

Reagan National Airport parking garages during the National Cherry Blossom Festival

Cherry Blossom 2016 promotions

Some of the featured Cherry Blossom promotions at Reagan National and Dulles International Airports