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NCSS Cherry Blossom Premier Event: Official Cherry Blossom Grand Ball

  • Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel 1700 Jefferson Davis Highway Arlington, VA, 22202 United States (map)

Join top officials and diplomatic leaders for one of our nation's most beloved spring traditions – the Official Cherry Blossom Grand Ball presented by the National Conference of State Societies (NCSS). Enjoy a cocktail and sushi reception featuring Master Sushi Chefs from Japan prior to dinner, a plated multi-course dinner with dessert, an exciting program that includes many special guests along with the introduction of the 2017 Cherry Blossom Princesses and the official coronation of the new United States Cherry Blossom Queen with the priceless Mikimoto Crown, a silent auction, and dancing to the sounds of The Rhythm Method Band. This is an event not to be missed!

Individual Ticket Pricing:  $200 Adult (13+) / $100 Youth or Child (12 and under)**
Table Pricing: $1800 State Society Princess Table (One Table with Cherry Blossom Princess and Nine (9) Other Guests) / $2000 Grand Ball Table (One Table with Ten Guests)


Attire: Black Tie Optional

Location: Crystal Gateway Marriott  (1700 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202)

Closest Metro/Parking: The hotel is connected via underground walkways to the Crystal City Metro Station (Blue and Yellow Lines). Parking is available at the hotel (valet parking) and on the street.