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Washington DC is a buzzing center for art, culture, business, and government, so there’s always something going on here. And actually, Riggs Washington DC isn’t that different — the hotel’s rooms and event spaces regularly host unique events, activities, and experiences that will enrich your stay in the nation’s capital. Take a look at what’s on our schedule, and start planning your perfect getaway.

Cherry Blossom Festival 2022
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Cherry Blossom Festival 2022

A Flock Of Birds Sitting On Top Of A Lake Surrounded By Trees

From Sunday, March 20, 2022 to Sunday, April 17, 2022 March 20, 2022 April 17, 2022 Riggs Washington DC

The National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the 1912 gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Mayor Yukio Ozaki of Tokyo to the city of Washington, DC, and celebrates the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. Today’s Festival now spans four weeks and welcomes more than 1.5 million people to enjoy diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit. Events are primarily free and open to the public.

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