NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., March 30, 2021— National Harbor’s famous waterfront cherry trees are now in full bloom and the whole property is celebrating this gorgeous display with a wide array of activities and special events including Sakura Sunday every Sunday through April 11. Each Sakura Sunday will feature free cultural activities including Japanese inspired art, yoga and meditation classes and much more.
While The Capital Wheel lights up in brilliant pink every night and lights throughout the property turn pink, many of National Harbor’s restaurants, bars and food retailers are celebrating with special cocktails such as the Blossom Blast Cocktail at Voltaggio Brothers at MGM; Sakura Fling, a cherry blossom tini, at the Westin; Cherry Blossom Spritz at Bond 45; Silver Blossom available at Bar Harbor in Hyatt Place; Whiskey Cherry Coke at TAP Sports Bar at MGM and Strawberry Mochi from Ginger at MGM. Treats include Cherry Cheesecake from National Market at MGM, Cherry Pink Lemonade cheesecake from The Furlough Cheesecake, Cherry Blossom Messysicles from Messy Treatz, Crème Brulee cheesecake with cherry drizzle and fresh cherries from Bar Harbor at Hyatt Place and Cherry Truffles from Savannah Candy Kitchen.
Hotels and shops at National Harbor have a variety of specials and displays. MGM National Harbor has its amazing conservatory spring garden installation. In the Waterfront District, shop windows have been creatively decorated to celebrate the cherry blossoms; Muse Paintbar is holding three special cherry blossom inspired painting classes. BrookieGirl Bath + Body Care has cherry blossom body care products.
National Harbor is thrilled to participate in National Cherry Blossom Festival’s Art in Bloom, a community-wide visual art exhibition featuring 26 over sized cherry blossom sculptures. “Cherry Blossom Swirl Freestyle” by artist Josue “Cortino” Martinez is situated along the Potomac adjacent to the Plaza at the entrance of Freedom Pier.
For more information on National Harbor and cherry blossom activities and offerings, go to https://www.nationalharbor.com/cherryblossom/.
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About National Harbor
Situated on the banks of the historic Potomac River and just minutes from the nation’s capital, National Harbor is a waterfront resort destination unlike any other. National Harbor is home to eight hotels including two of Maryland’s Four Diamond rated hotels—Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center and MGM National Harbor. Also within National Harbor is Tanger Outlets’ 85 designer brands. The vibrant Waterfront District at National Harbor features boutique shops, restaurants and entertainment options along picturesque promenades as well as the iconic Capital Wheel, a 180-ft observation wheel and the Guide by Cell outdoor art gallery tour. National Harbor typically welcomes more than 14 million visitors a year. For more information, visit www.NationalHarbor.com.
Contact: Vicki Bendure
Bendure Communications, Inc.