Celebrate D.C.’s Annual Cherry Blossom Festival at Newseum Nights: In Bloom

Newseum Nights: In BloomAfter nearly a four year run, the final Newseum Nights event will take place Friday, April 12 in celebration of D.C.’s world-famous cherry blossom season.

This special evening, hosted in partnership with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, will feature Wolfgang Puck’s signature Asian dishes and theme-inspired cocktails. Visitors can also explore the Newseum’s latest exhibit, “Rise Up: Stonewall and the LGBTQ Rights Movement,” while hearing from the Newseum curatorial team and take part in Japanese-inspired activities, including custom haiku, lantern and paper crane making, Manga-style caricatures and more.

General admission tickets for Newseum Nights: In Bloom are on sale now for $60. Early-bird tickets have sold out.

Newseum members may purchase tickets during the pre-sale window for $40. After the pre-sale window closes, members can purchase tickets at the still-discounted rate of $50. Become a Newseum member now at the annual rate of $75 and receive all the benefits of an annual membership through Dec. 31, 2019 as well as a free ticket to the event (a $135 value).

Since the July 2015 launch of Newseum Nights: Game On, these evening events have provided a chance to explore the Newseum’s popular exhibits and galleries while enjoying live music, hors d’oeuvres, an open beer and wine bar and special activities.

Semi-formal, pink attire optional. Attendees are encouraged to wear their best spring looks.

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