It’s cherry blossom season in D.C.! Every year from March to April, D.C. celebrates the blooming of more than 3,000 cherry blossom trees planted around the Tidal Basin and throughout the city. It’s a time when tourists and locals alike flock to the Tidal Basin to check out the blossoms, take photos and participate in the many activities hosted around the National Mall. (Want to know how to make the most of the Cherry Blossom Festival? Our FAQ has everything you need.)