WASHINGTON (DC News Now) — The Third Annual NoMa in Bloom Festival celebration kicks off April 1 at Alethia Tanner Park where visitors will have the chance to enjoy cherry-themed foods and drinks, artwork, kite flying, and more.

The event is hosted by the NoMa Business Improvement District (NoMa BID), which the D.C. City Council created in order to provide cleaning, safety, economic development, marketing, and events for the area. Funding for NoMa BID comes from property owners within a 35-block area.