NCSS Cherry Blossom Premier Event: Grand Ball and Sushi Reception


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

Join top officials and diplomatic leaders for one of our nation's most beloved spring traditions – the Official Cherry Blossom Grand Ball and Sushi Reception presented by the National Conference of State Societies (NCSS). Enjoy a fabulous cocktail and sushi reception 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 tickets and tables will be available for purchase soon.
Attire: Black Tie Optional
Closest Metro Stop: Crystal City Station (Yellow/Blue Lines)

The Cherry Blossom Princess Program is a cultural, educational, and professional development program for women leaders ages 19 to 24 held each year during one week of the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC. Since 1948, State and Territorial Societies along with many Embassies and Consulates in Washington, DC have enabled more than 3,000 young women leaders from across the United States and world to participate in this program and the celebration of the unique and enduring friendship between the United States and Japan.