WASHINGTON -- D.C. is about to look very pink. Beginning March 20 and running through April 14, the National Cherry Blossom Festival will celebrate the friendship between America and Japan with the blooming of approximately 3,750 trees.

Beginning March 20 with the Pink Tie Party and culminating in the National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade on April 13, the 101st annual celebration will also feature over 150 daily cultural performances by local, national and international entertainers, sports competitions and more. A full list of events can be found on the National Cherry Blossom Festival website.

Monday morning the National Park Service announced this year's "peak blossom" prediction via Twitter -- and, great news, the dates coincide with the festival.

More than a million people are expected to visit Washington over the four weeks of the National Cherry Blossom Festival.

For those that are uncomfortable in large crowds, there are some other scenic tress in the D.C. suburbs.

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  • Spring At The MLK Jr. Memorial

    German exchange students Alena Stasen, right, Clara Herrmann, center, and Rose Modersohn, take souvenir pictures under cherry blossom trees at the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial.

  • Relaxing Under The Trees

    Enjoying beautiful weather under the fragrant shade of blooming cherry trees.

  • Scott Circle

    The Winfield Scott statue is just visible through the cherry blossom trees in Scott Circle.

  • Photographing The Jefferson Memorial

    A person takes a picture of the Jefferson Memorial behind cherry blossoms, which have come into full bloom due to the early warm weather along the East Coast.

  • The Jefferson Memorial in Washington, DC

    In the distance, the Jefferson Memorial can be seen through the delicate pick blossoms in the foreground.

  • Framing The Washington Memorial

    The Washington Monument in Washington, DC can be seen as a back drop to the Cherry blossoms in full bloom.

  • Sunset At The Tidal Basin

    The sun sets behind cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin, which have come into full bloom due to the early warm weather along the East Coast.

  • Sunset At The Tidal Basin

    The sun sets behind cherry blossoms, which have come into full bloom due to the early warm weather along the East Coast.

  • At The Capitol

    A dogwood tree is in full bloom in front of the U.S. Capitol.