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Nearly 6000 parking tickets per day handed out during last year's Cherry Blossom Festival

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If you're thinking about going to the Tidal Basin over the next few weeks to take in the Cherry Blossom Festival you may want to plan ahead when it comes to getting there.

AAA Mid-Atlantic has issued a motorist alert for those planning to attend.

They warn driving is not recommended and free parking will be limited during the popular festival.

Last year more than 140,000 tickets were handed out , averaging out to almost 6000 per day.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival generates as much as $160 million.

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