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Cherry Blossom Festival

Celebrate Cherry Blossom Season - March & April in DC 
Join us to experience Cherry Blossom garden globes, cocktails, special hotel packages and much more!

Hotel Packages
The joy of Spring in a riot of white and pink. Stay in Washington, D.C. for the one-of-a-kind Cherry Blossom festival starting March 21st through mid-April.

Our Cherry Blossom packages feature: 

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Cherry Blossom Garden Globes
Experience our private, Spring designed Cherry Blossom Garden Globes for cocktails & bites or Afternoon Tea.
Dates: March 1st - 31st 
Based on availability. Call (855) 868-3062 for reservations.

Cherry Blossom Chocolate Truffle Making Classes
The Watergate Hotel is proud to be partnering again with local DC chocolatier SPAGnVOLA to offer exclusive Cherry Blossom Chocolate Truffle Making Classes. SPAGnVOLA was named a Top-10 World's Best Chocolate Shop by National Geographic Travel. Your truffles will be crafted from fine cacao hand-picked at the chocolatiers' farm in the Dominican Republic, then roasted and refined in Maryland. You will be guided through the process, while gaining knowledge of cacao growing, chocolate history and truffle making. The 2-hour class includes truffle making and a box of completed Cherry Blossom truffles to take home as a treat.
Dates: Saturday March 23rd and Sunday March 24th from 1PM – 3PM
Buy Tickets Now: Adults, $60, Children (6-12 years), $40 Not intended for children under 6 years old

Cherry Blossom Flower Crown Classes
We've joined with The Wandering Florist of Cape Cod to offer exclusive Cherry Blossom Flower Crown Classes. Learn to craft a flower crown from fine silk cherry blossom blooms. Wear it to celebrate the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC and for future events that call for a floral touch. The 1-hour class includes a flower crown making lesson, beverages, and a flower crown to take home and enjoy.
Dates: March 21st & 22nd at 7PM, March 23rd & 24th at 11am
Buy Tickets Now: $50 per person 

Moet & Chandon Tasting in The Rose Suite
Join us in The Rose Suite with Moet & Chandon for an exclusive tasting. We will be pouring Moet & Chandon Rose Imperial, Moet & Chandon Nectar Rose Imperial, and Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage Rose 2009 in our spacious, custom designed two-room suite is beautifully decorated with soft pink tones.
Date: March 29th at 7PM,
Tickets are $50

Simon Bull Art Gallery
Simon Bull is the official artist of the 2019 National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington DC. He will be displaying a gallery of artwork at The Watergate Hotel during the National Cherry Blossom Festival. Bull is a two-time winner of the prestigious U.S. National Association of Limited Edition Dealers (NALED) Print of the Year award and recipient of the NALED Medal of Honor for services to the art industry. He has been the official artist of boxing legend Muhammad Ali and of the U.S. Winter Olympics.
Dates: Gallery Viewing on Level B1 at The Watergate Hotel from March 22nd - April 13th