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Tenleytown Blossoms

FREE
Tenleytown Main Street is bringing spring to life in our community with Tenleytown Blossoms during the National Cherry Blossom Festival, March 20 – April 17. Spot cherry blossoms and spring displays at local businesses throughout Tenleytown, and take part in spring-themed events, including trivia night, a Spring Pop-Up Market, neighborhood tours, crafts for kids, and more! Full schedule below.
 
 
City in Bloom, March 20 - April 17
Spot cherry blossoms and spring displays at local businesses throughout Tenleytown. Click the Blossom Map tab above for a map and list of participating Tenleytown businesses. Click the cherry blossom icons on the map for information on special spring offers and promotions at select participating businesses.
Photo Contest, March 20 - April 14
Show us your springtime spirit as you celebrate the festival in Tenleytown. Your photo could earn you a Tenleytown prize pack, including limited edition Tenleytown T-shirts and gift cards to local businesses. Click the Contest & Prizes tab above for full details.
Blossom Kids at Tenley-Friendship Library, March 21
In celebration of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, pick up a Japanese-themed Take & Make Kit starting March 21 at the Tenley-Friendship Library. Make and learn about the traditional Koinobori--carp kites. Other fun activities are also included. Best for kids 4 & up. While supplies last.
Spring Pop-Up Market, March 25-27
Shop for books, toys, clothing, and accessories at the spring pop-up market featuring: Carpe Librum, a used book sale from education non-profit Turning the Page; Schway Nostalgia, a DC-based vintage toys and collectible company; PNL Designs, offering made in DC clothing, jewelry, and accessories; and Tenleytown merchandise to show your neighborhood pride. Shop opens at 4748 Wisconsin Ave. on Friday, 3/25, 5-8 pm; Saturday, 3/26, 11 am - 5 pm; and Sunday, 3/27, 11 am - 5 pm.
Trivia Night @ Le Kavacha Bistro, March 29
Test your knowledge in this spring-themed trivia night on March 29 at Tenleytown's newest French bistro, Le Kavacha. Enjoy happy hour food and beverage specials while you compete for bragging rights and a $25 Tenley Bucks gift card, redeemable at more than two dozen local shops and restaurants. The games begin at 7:30 pm at 4619 41st Street.
 
 
Step Out for Spring: Tenleytown Walking Tours, April 3
Learn about the architectural history of DC's second oldest neighborhood. Join Tenleytown Historical Society board member Farleigh Earhart for a tour that will highlight unique features of the neighborhood, reveal some hidden architectural treasures, and discuss the architects, developers, and craftsmen who contributed to its character. Click here to register.
 
Tenleytown Main Street also offers self-guided walking tours to help you discover hidden gems, local history, and neighborhood works of art. Click here to get walking!
Free Tasting @ Verified Wines & Fine Spirits, April 3
Verified Wines & Fine Spirits hosts a tasting of local and refreshing flavors to help you kick off spring on a flavorful note. Try out Dynasty Brewing Company and select spirits carried by Verified Wines. Enjoy what you taste? Grab a bottle or pack on your way out! The tasting starts at 3:30 pm at 4906 Wisconsin Avenue.
CANCELED - Fessenden Park Spring Spruce Up, April 9
Join the Friends of Fessenden Park on April 9 at 9 am as they spruce up our community park for the spring season. Volunteers will pick up litter, clean park furniture, prune overgrowth, and pull weeds. All supplies provided by Tenleytown Main Street. Volunteers of all ages welcome. Canceled due to rain-related conditions at the park.
POSTPONED - Meet a Beekeeper @ Fessenden Park, April 9
At 10 am, Sherry Cohen, a local beekeeper, shares her knowledge of bees and their important role in our ecosystem. Explore the tools of beekeeping, including beehive components, a smoker, suits, and tools, and peek inside a small observation hive to see what a real beehive is like. Don't worry the bees will be safely locked inside. Suitable for all ages.
Postponed due to rain-related conditions at the park.

Starting March 20, 2022, enjoy cherry blossom and spring themed displays throughout Tenleytown.

  • ArtFolio Art Studio & Framing, 4936 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Bandit Taco, 4629 41st St.
  • Bare Hair Studio, 4545 42nd St. #107
  • Club Pilates, 4433 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Coffee Nature, 4224 Fessenden St.
  • CommuniKids, 4719 Wisconsin Ave.
  • David Zahirpour Oriental Rug, 4922 Wisconsin Ave.
  • ElectriCityBikes, 4800 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Friendship Dentistry, 4839 Wisconsin Ave., 2nd Fl.
  • Le Kavacha Bistro, 4619 41st St.
  • Massage Envy, 4926 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Middle C Music, 4530 Wisconsin Ave.
  • PetMAC, 4914 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Preservation & Framing Services, 4901 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Roaming Rooster, 4600 Wisconsin Ave.
  • SEOULSPICE, 4600 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Spring Garden, 4916 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Tartufo Italian Restaurant, 4910 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Tenley-Friendship Library, 4450 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Tenleytown Main Street, 4748 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Verified Wines & Fine Spirits, 4906 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Washington Framers’ Workroom, 4431 Wisconsin Ave.
  • Well & Wonder Studio, 4926 Wisconsin Ave., 2nd Fl.
Show us your springtime spirit for a chance to win a Tenleytown prize pack, including limited edition Tenleytown T-shirts, a gift basket from Wegmans, and gift cards to local businesses. Entering is easy as 1-2-3:
 
1. Take a selfie at any of the locations on the City in Bloom - Tenleytown map. Make sure you include their cherry blossom display in your photo.
 
2. Post your photo on Instagram using the hashtag #TenleytownBlossoms and tagging @TenleytownMS. You must use both the hashtag AND tag TenleytownMS.
 
3. Tell us why you love this local spot in your post.
 

It's that easy! Contest open March 20 - April 14, 2022. Contest winner(s) will be selected at random from qualifying entries.

Tenleytown Main Street thanks our generous Tenleytown Blossoms 2022 sponsors.

     
 

 

If you would like to become an event sponsor, contact Leigh Catherine Miles at info@tenleytownmainstreet.org or 202-362-1815.