SOURCE: 2015 National Cherry Blossom Festival
WHAT: 2015 Official Cherry Blossom Grand Ball & Sushi Reception
WHEN: Apr 10, 2015 from 6 PM – 12 AM
WHERE: JW Marriott Hotel * 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW * Washington, DC
The 2015 Official Cherry Blossom Grand Ball & Sushi Reception during the Centennial Celebration of the Gift of Dogwood Trees from the United States to Japan, will be held at the JW Marriott Hotel in Washington, DC. The Gala evening begins with a sushi reception where guests will enjoy complementary Sapporo Beer and Mu Sake, while sampling sushi created by the master Sushi Chefs of Japan. Each chef has extraordinary artful skills and will create a specialty for the guests.
The ballroom doors will open, inviting guests to their tables for dinner with the Princesses, guests from Japan, and other dignitaries. Following dinner, the Princesses are formally introduced during the grand march. One Princess will become the 2015 U.S. Cherry Blossom Queen with the ceremonial crowning of the spectacular Mikimoto Crown, a priceless Japanese work of art. A gift from Mikimoto Co. Ltd., a smaller replica Crown and strand of Mikimoto pearls are presented to the 2015 U.S. Cherry Blossom Queen as a special keepsake.
The evening rounds out with dancing to the sounds of the Big Band Caliente. Valet Parking is available on the premises, along with garage parking.
$150.00/per person for cash bar tickets
$200.00/per person for open bar tickets (during the sushi reception and dinner)
$150.00/per person for children ages 13-16
$75.00/children, ages 3-12
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