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WATCH: The 2017 National Cherry Blossom Parade

Cherry Blossom Parade 2017 (ABC7)

The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade is happening from 10 a.m. until noon on Saturday.

Watch the parade below or on our Facebook Page.

Checkout photos of the parade here.

ABC7 was on the parade covering it during the afternoon.

Here are some of the floats in action at the parade.

And here is a look at everyone's favorite spud Mr. Potato Head getting inflated.

The parade will cause road closures in the area.

ROAD CLOSURES

Early closure 3:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

• 7th Street between Constitution Ave N.W. and Independence Ave S.W.

Closures from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

• 9th Street between Pennsylvania Ave N.W. and Constitution Ave N.W.

• 10th Street between Pennsylvania Ave N.W. and Constitution Ave, N.W.

• 12th Street between Pennsylvania Ave N.W. and Independence Ave S.W. / S.E. S.W freeway

• Access to 12th Street Tunnel from I395 ramp S.W.

• 14th Street between Pennsylvania Ave N.W. to Independence Ave S.W.

• 14th Street Bridge ( inbound) all traffic sent to I395 freeway S.W.

• 15th Street between “E” Street to Constitution Ave N.W.

• 17th Street between New York Ave N.W. to Independence Ave. S.W.

• 19th Street between “E” Street to Constitution Ave N.W.

• Virginia Ave between 20th Street to Constitution Ave. N.W.

Watch the 2016 parade below.

This year, 19 floats will take part in the parade.

You can also watch the Cherry Blossom Parade again on ABC7 and NewsChannel 8 at 12 p.m.


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