MWAA Celebrates the National Cherry Blossom Festival

Published: March 09, 2018

Park. Shop. Dine. Join us as we celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival with entertainment and specials in Reagan National and Dulles International airports.


The 2018 National Cherry Blossom Festival is coming to the nation's capital, March 20 – April 15. The event commemorates the 106th anniversary of the gift of the cherry blossom trees and the enduring friendship between the United States and Japan. Explore the official events schedule and our celebration in the airports.

Park for Just $10 a Day at Dulles International

In town for the event? Park in the economy lot for $10/day. Learn more.

Take a Cherry Blossom Photo Before Your Flight
Cherry Blossoms

March 30

  • 10:00am-6:00pm: Receive a complimentary photo from our Cherry Blossom themed interactive photo booth pre-security near East Ticketing Level at Dulles International and pre-security near Terminal B/C checkpoint at Reagan National. 
  • 11:00am-5:00pm: Cherry Blossom inspired stilt walkers will greet you with pink leis as they stroll around various locations in both airports.

Pick Up Your Free Gift with Purchase

Cherry Blossom Gift with Purchase

March 23-April 16

Stores and restaurants throughout the airports will celebrate the festival with cherry blossom themed souvenirs, apparel, food, and drink promotions.

  • When you purchase over $100 (pre-tax) at two or more retail or food locations, you will receive a FREE National Cherry Blossom Festival Commemorative Umbrella.* (retail value $20)
  • You can redeem their receipts for the gift at the following locations:
  • Dulles International 
  • Reagan National
    • Capital Image – Pre-Security near Terminal B Checkpoint
    • Pen & Prose – Pre-Security near Terminal B/C Checkpoint
    • Brighton – Pre-Security near Terminal C Checkpoint
    • Uniquely D.C. – Pre-Security near Terminal C Checkpoint

Enter to Win Free Tickets to National Cherry Blossom Festival Events

Every Monday we will feature a Cherry Blossom photo of the week on our Facebook pages. Follow: Reagan National | Dulles International
If you like the photo, it enters you to win free tickets to Festival events. See rules and details.