On Saturday, the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade will be held in D.C.
Street closures for rehearsal will begin at 4 a.m.:
- 7th Street between Independence Ave SW & Pennsylvania Ave NW
- Constitution Ave between 6th & 9th Streets NW
Parade road closures will begin at 8:30 a.m.:
- 7th Street & Constitution Ave to 17th Street & Constitution Ave, NW
All roads are expected to reopen by 2 p.m.
The 51st Annual Sakura Matsuri – Japanese Street Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Street closures began Friday at 8 p.m.
- Pennsylvania Ave from 9th Street to 14th Street, NW
All roads are expected to reopen by 11 p.m.
More on this year's Cherry Blossom Festival here.