Local Events

Things to Do in Washington DC

From seasonal festivals and holiday celebrations to sporting events, concerts and trade shows, there’s always something going on in the nation’s capital. And it’s all happening just moments from the Courtyard by Marriott Embassy Row, which offers an unbeatable location just a short walk from Metro in the heart of Dupont Circle. To find out what’s on during your visit, check out our event calendar below. 

  • “Latin Pop: A Cultural Fusion”

    Tuesday, Sept. 26 7 p.m. (Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building) “Latin Pop: A Cultural Fusion” Singer-songwriter Chris Urquiaga will perform iconic Latin pop songs in Spanish and Portuguese…
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  • H Street Festival

    H Street Festival is one of the most anticipated and highly attended single day festivals in Washington D.C.  The festival is 11 blocks long and has 14 staging areas that are diversely themed and programmed…
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  • Citi Open Tennis Classic

    Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

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  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival

    Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues.…
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  • National Capital Barbecue Battle

    If you love barbecue you’ll love the food samples, cooking demonstrations, interactive displays and children’s activities at this sizzling summer festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 9th &…
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  • DC Jazz Festival

    Enjoy more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

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  • Washington Folk Festival

    12-7 p.m. Glen Echo Park. Presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, the free festival features hundreds of musicians, storytellers, dancers, and craft vendors representing the rich cultural…
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  • Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Washington, DC

    This annual Jamaican themed family festival for all ages comes to the Lawn at Oklahoma Ave in 2017 for the first time. People will enjoy West Indian food, culture and music, with live performances throughout…
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  • Night Nation Run

    The Night Nation Run© is the world’s 1st Running Music Festival™ that is coming to the Festival Grounds at RFK for the second year in a row. A 5K musical voyage filled with live music, lights, lasers,…
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  • The Smile Project Carnival and Concert

    The Smile Project Carnival and Concert comes to the Festival Grounds at RFK for the first time. There is plenty to see and do including musical performances,, delicious food, rides and games.

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  • Women Empower Expo

    Feel empowered to create a life you love at the Women Empower Expo at the WALTER E. WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER! This one-day event will feature hundreds of awesome booths, inspiring speakers, fitness…
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  • Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Bicycle Race

    The JDRF Bicycle Ride isn't just a bike ride, it's where hundreds of riders come together from all over the world to make new friendships, experience the unparalleled comradery of the Bicycle Ride community…
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  • DC Chamber of Commerce - Small Business Awards & Expo

    The DC Chamber Small Business Awards and Expo recognizes member businesses and individuals that contribute to the economic health of the community, and demonstrate achievement and innovation in management,…
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  • National Police Week

    The annual event honors the service of U.S. law enforcement officials. A candlelight vigil and memorial service are open to the public.

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  • Green Festival 2017

    The event focuses on sustainability education and green products and services including authors, leaders and educators, hands-on DIY workshops, green films, kids’ activities, live music and more.
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  • Race for Hope

    This is a 5K walk/run with the goal of raising $1.5 million to fund innovative brain tumor research and support for families affected by this devastating disease. Proceeds benefit two not-for-profit organizations,…
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  • Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

    The Avon Walk is a marathon walk spread-out over a Saturday and Sunday. You can walk as far as you choose or up to 39 miles throughout the weekend. In order to participate as a walker in the Avon Walk…
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  • Arthritis Walk at Nationals Park

    The Arthritis Foundation's signature event raises funds and awareness to fight arthritis, the nation's most common cause of disability. Participants walk in honor of a friend or family member in a three-mile…
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  • Embassy Chef Challenge

    This event brings together a dozen embassy chefs to present signature delights in a friendly culinary competition. Awards are given for the Judges' Choice and People's Choice Award. Tickets include cuisine…
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  • Asian Heritage Festival - Fiesta Asia

    The street fair offers a variety of activities including musical performances, a multicultural marketplace, martial arts demonstrations, friendly interactive activities, a talent competition, cultural…
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  • Shortcut to Europe: European Union Embassies' Open House

    The Embassies of the European Union and the Delegation of the European Commission to the United States will open their doors to the public, offering a rare look at the diverse EU cultures. The event kicks…
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  • National Cathedral Flower Mart

    Enjoy the grounds of the cathedral, floral displays, children’s activities and musical entertainment.

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  • Georgetown French Market

    The spring shopping extravaganza features fashion, French fare, quaint home and antique shops, galleries and live music.

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  • March for Science: Earth Day 2017 on the National Mall

    The March for Science in Washington DC, held on Earth Day 2017, will focus on standing up for facts and science and defending the environment for future generations. The large-scale public event includes…
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  • Filmfest

    Filmfest DC is an annual event that showcases a wide range of extraordinary new films from around the world. The Filmfest DC program includes a global range of cultures, music, and politics, representing…
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  • Sunrise Service at the Lincoln Memorial

    Thousands gather at the Lincoln Memorial for an inspiring Easter service at 6:30am.

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  • White House Easter Egg Roll 2017

    The White House Easter Egg Roll is an annual family event to hunt for and race Easter Eggs on the White House Lawn while enjoying storytelling and a visit with the Easter Bunny.

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  •  Smithsonian Jazz Objects Out of Storage

    Love jazz? Love history? Join us at the museum as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month this April! Every Tuesday in April, Smithsonian Jazz at the National Museum of American History will present rarely-seen…
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  • Celebrating Benny Carter: Jazz Appreciation Month Daytime Series

    Catch free live jazz performances at the museum every Thursday in April. Featuring three performances each Thursday, visitors can enjoy jazz performed by local musicians and universities celebrating the…
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  • Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

    Join the rest of the Cherry Blossom lovers at the District Wharf for live music, beer garden, food trucks, all ages hands-on activities, and more. Make sure to stay from 6 – 9 PM at The Titanic Memorial…
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  • Chris Brown The Party Tour with 50 Cent, Fabolous and more

    Celebrating some of the biggest names in music today, Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling, singer-songwriter, Chris Brown, brings the Party   to cities across North America this summer with The…
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  • The Red Hot Chili Pepper Concert

    Check out the Red Hot Chili Peppers performing at the Verizon Center.

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  • John Mayer: The Search For Everything Tour

    GRAMMY Award®-winning singer/songwriter John Mayer is launching his Search for Everything World Tour on Friday, March 31 in Albany, NY at the Times Union Center. This tour marks the first solo trek for…
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  • Chicago Theatric Performance at the Kennedy Center

    With show-stopping numbers, astonishing dancing, and a healthy dose of razzle dazzle, Chicago is a heart-pounding spectacle of everything that makes Broadway great.

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  • “Amending America”

    Celebrate the Bill of Rights’ 225th anniversary with a show on how we’ve tried to amend our Constitution at the National Archives Museum. The union may be more perfect, for example, now that drunken stupors…
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  • Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at the Hirshhorn Museum

    Yayoi Kusama is one of the most important and celebrated visual artists of modern times. The Japanese artist’s career now spans more than 65 years, and this spring, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture…
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  • Spring Tours in French at the National Museum of African Art

    In celebration of the month of Francophonie, we are pleased to offer guided tours in French of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). Tours will be offered by NMAfA docents, Theresa…
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  • Francophonie Cultural Festival

    The Francophonie Cultural Festival features four weeks of concerts, theatrical performances, films, culinary tastings, literary salons, children’s workshops, and more in Washington DC. The nation’s capital…
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  • Foxygen

    Sam France and Jonathan Rado make up the Los Angeles duo known as Foxygen. Equal parts psychedelic love children and abrasive rockers, Foxygen exploded into the indie rockosphere with 2013’s  We Are the…
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  • Green Day Concert

    Ever since releasing  Dookie  in 1994, Green Day have been rock royalty. With record sales in the millions and one sold out tour after another, the trio have grown from a rugged pop-punk band into Rock…
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  • Hamburg Ballet: John Neumeier's 'The Little Mermaid'

    The Hamburg Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center for the first time in 13 years to weave a visionary retelling of a classic tale. Hans Christian Andersen’s  The Little Mermaid  is updated for modern times…
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  • "A Raisin in the Sun" Theatrical Performance

    One of the truly groundbreaking theatrical productions of the 20th century will call DC home this spring.  A Raisin in the Sun  will grace Arena Stage starting March 31. Inspired by a revered Langston…
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  • Taste on Wheels: Green Eggs & Kegs Edition

    Taste of DC gets in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with this food truck event at theCapitol Riverfront's Yards Park. Green Eggs & Kegs will highlight the tremendous food truck scene of the Mid-Atlantic.…
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  • Clover Beer Fest

    Capitol Riverfront's Yards Park will be shrouded in green for the Clover Beer Fest. Expect Irish beers and ciders to go along with tasty brats and blaring bagpipes. Tastings of more than 100 beers will…
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  • Environmental Film Festival

    The longest-running and largest environmental film festival in the U.S. celebrates its 25th year of enlightening viewers on the state of our environment, and what we can do to maintain its health. More…
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  • 46th Annual St. Patrick's Parade

    Honor the Emerald Isle with a bundle of pageantry at the annual St. Patrick’s Parade, which marches for a mile down Constitution Avenue. The two-hour celebration of Irish culture will feature marching…
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  • Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

    Choose from three different race formats and run and rock through DC during this annual extravaganza. The two days prior to race day feature a health and fitness expo at DC Armory, where participants…
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  • Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament

    One of the most prestigious basketball tournaments in the country comes to the District for its 2017 edition. Perennial powerhouses such as Wisconsin, Purdue, Michigan State, Michigan and hometown favorite…
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  • National Building Museum Talk

    In honor of Women’s History Month, the National Building Museum hosts two extremely successful businesswomen from two entirely different generations for a special talk. Architect and philanthropist Beverly…
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  • Sounds of the City Music Festival

    Kicking off the first night of Sounds of the City festival is   D.C. Music Industry Night,   where D.C. musicians, venue owners, studio owners, label heads, bloggers, photographers, entrepreneurs and…
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  • Shamrock Fest

    ShamrockFest is America’s largest St. Paddy’s Day festival hosted at RFK Stadium, where thousands come to rock their shamrocks off to widely-hailed bands of Celtic and Alternative rock.

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  • National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

    One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC runs for 10 blocks along iconic Constitution Avenue. Giant colorful helium balloons,…
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  • Cherry Blossom Kite Festival

    The National Cherry Blossom Festival is kicking off kite season. The seventh annual Blossom Kite Festival showcases the creativity of kite makers and skill of fliers from across the US and other countries…
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  • Cherry Blossom Opening Ceremony

    Kick-off the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival and watch world-renowned performers as we welcome springtime to Washington, DC and celebrate the anniversary of the gift of trees from Japan to the United…
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  • Cherry Blossom Pink Tie Party

    Known as the springtime affair in Washington, the Pink Tie Party stylishly marks the end of winter and the official beginning of blossom season. Attendees will be delighted and entertained by delicious…
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  • Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

    Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants.

    $22 Lunch and Brunch, and $35 Dinner

    Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

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  • Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

    When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the  Kennedy Center ’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances…
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  • Washington Auto Show

    Considered one of the top five auto expos in the country, The Washington Auto Show wows auto buffs with state-of-the-art exhibits, the newest model cars and rare collections of historic vehicles.
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  • National Christmas Tree Lighting

    This tradition began nearly 100 years ago when President Calvin Coolidge flipped on the thousands of red, green and blue Christmas lights adorning the White House’s 50-foot Balsam Fir tree. Known as the…
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  • DC United (Soccer)

    Iconic RFK Stadium is home to the DC United Major League Soccer professional team. 

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  • Washington Redskins (Football)

    Eight Sundays each fall, FedEx Stadium is the site of NFL Football. Score a ticket and cheer on the Washington Redskins. 

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  • Washington Capitals Games (Ice Hockey)

    Grab a seat as Washington’s beloved NHL team takes the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup.

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  • Washington Wizards Games (Basketball)

    Head to Verizon Center to see DC’s NBA team in action. 

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  • Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

    Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

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  • July 4th Fireworks and Parade

    There’s nothing quite like seeing fireworks explode over the Washington Monument. Celebrate our Nation’s birthday with parades, food and live concerts leading up to one of the most amazing pyrotechnical…
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  • Memorial Day Parade

    This holiday parade honoring all who’ve served in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces takes place every Memorial Day on Constitution Avenue.

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01
Sep

Washington Redskins (Football)

Eight Sundays each fall, FedEx Stadium is the site of NFL Football. Score a ticket and cheer on the Washington Redskins. 

01
Oct

Washington Capitals Games (Ice Hockey)

Grab a seat as Washington’s beloved NHL team takes the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup.

01
Oct

Washington Wizards Games (Basketball)

Head to Verizon Center to see DC’s NBA team in action. 

01
Dec

National Christmas Tree Lighting

This tradition began nearly 100 years ago when President Calvin Coolidge flipped on the thousands of red, green and blue Christmas lights adorning the White House’s 50-foot Balsam Fir tree. Known as the official start of the nation’s capital holiday season, the event today features live musical performances and other holiday-themed entertainment. 

01
Dec

Washington Redskins (Football)

Eight Sundays each fall, FedEx Stadium is the site of NFL Football. Score a ticket and cheer on the Washington Redskins. 

08
Dec

Washington Wizards Games (Basketball)

Head to Verizon Center to see DC’s NBA team in action. 

11
Dec

Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances by the National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams.

12
Dec

Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances by the National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams.

13
Dec

Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances by the National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams.

14
Dec

Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances by the National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams.

15
Dec

Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances by the National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams.

16
Dec

Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances by the National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams.

17
Dec

Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances by the National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams.

18
Dec

Free performances daily at the Kennedy Center

When the fall evenings become too cool for late-night outdoor fun, take in a free performance at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage. Showtime is 6 p.m. nightly and includes everything from performances by the National Symphony Orchestra to poetry slams.

01
Feb

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants.

$22 Lunch and Brunch, and $35 Dinner

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

01
Feb

Washington Auto Show

Considered one of the top five auto expos in the country, The Washington Auto Show wows auto buffs with state-of-the-art exhibits, the newest model cars and rare collections of historic vehicles.

02
Feb

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants.

$22 Lunch and Brunch, and $35 Dinner

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

02
Feb

Washington Auto Show

Considered one of the top five auto expos in the country, The Washington Auto Show wows auto buffs with state-of-the-art exhibits, the newest model cars and rare collections of historic vehicles.

03
Feb

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants.

$22 Lunch and Brunch, and $35 Dinner

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

03
Feb

Washington Auto Show

Considered one of the top five auto expos in the country, The Washington Auto Show wows auto buffs with state-of-the-art exhibits, the newest model cars and rare collections of historic vehicles.

04
Feb

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants.

$22 Lunch and Brunch, and $35 Dinner

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

04
Feb

Washington Auto Show

Considered one of the top five auto expos in the country, The Washington Auto Show wows auto buffs with state-of-the-art exhibits, the newest model cars and rare collections of historic vehicles.

05
Feb

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants.

$22 Lunch and Brunch, and $35 Dinner

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

05
Feb

Washington Auto Show

Considered one of the top five auto expos in the country, The Washington Auto Show wows auto buffs with state-of-the-art exhibits, the newest model cars and rare collections of historic vehicles.

06
Feb

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants.

$22 Lunch and Brunch, and $35 Dinner

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

07
Feb

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week

Enjoy special three-course, prix-fixe meals at participating restaurants.

$22 Lunch and Brunch, and $35 Dinner

Jan. 30 - Feb. 5

01
Mar

DC United (Soccer)

Iconic RFK Stadium is home to the DC United Major League Soccer professional team. 

02
Mar

Sounds of the City Music Festival

Kicking off the first night of Sounds of the City festival is D.C. Music Industry Night, where D.C. musicians, venue owners, studio owners, label heads, bloggers, photographers, entrepreneurs and more creatives in the music scene can connect, drink together and exchange ideas. Bringing together D.C.’s best record labels for a day of community and camaraderie. This is a chance to meet, discover and buy records from a bunch of rad independent labels in the city!

03
Mar

Sounds of the City Music Festival

Kicking off the first night of Sounds of the City festival is D.C. Music Industry Night, where D.C. musicians, venue owners, studio owners, label heads, bloggers, photographers, entrepreneurs and more creatives in the music scene can connect, drink together and exchange ideas. Bringing together D.C.’s best record labels for a day of community and camaraderie. This is a chance to meet, discover and buy records from a bunch of rad independent labels in the city!

03
Mar

DC United (Soccer)

Iconic RFK Stadium is home to the DC United Major League Soccer professional team. 

04
Mar

Sounds of the City Music Festival

Kicking off the first night of Sounds of the City festival is D.C. Music Industry Night, where D.C. musicians, venue owners, studio owners, label heads, bloggers, photographers, entrepreneurs and more creatives in the music scene can connect, drink together and exchange ideas. Bringing together D.C.’s best record labels for a day of community and camaraderie. This is a chance to meet, discover and buy records from a bunch of rad independent labels in the city!

05
Mar

Washington Capitals Games (Ice Hockey)

Grab a seat as Washington’s beloved NHL team takes the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup.

06
Mar

National Building Museum Talk

In honor of Women’s History Month, the National Building Museum hosts two extremely successful businesswomen from two entirely different generations for a special talk. Architect and philanthropist Beverly Willis and CEO and entrepreneur Paola Moya of Marshall Moya Design will share their perspectives and insights, as well as the challenges that design professionals face today.

07
Mar

Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament

One of the most prestigious basketball tournaments in the country comes to the District for its 2017 edition. Perennial powerhouses such as Wisconsin, Purdue, Michigan State, Michigan and hometown favorite Maryland will square off in a five-day battle for Big Ten supremacy. Be a part of a fantastic college basketball tradition inside Verizon Center, which promises to be raucous throughout the weekend.

08
Mar

Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament

One of the most prestigious basketball tournaments in the country comes to the District for its 2017 edition. Perennial powerhouses such as Wisconsin, Purdue, Michigan State, Michigan and hometown favorite Maryland will square off in a five-day battle for Big Ten supremacy. Be a part of a fantastic college basketball tradition inside Verizon Center, which promises to be raucous throughout the weekend.

09
Mar

Big Ten Men's Basketball Tournament

One of the most prestigious basketball tournaments in the country comes to the District for its 2017 edition. Perennial powerhouses such as Wisconsin, Purdue, Michigan State, Michigan and hometown favorite Maryland will square off in a five-day battle for Big Ten supremacy. Be a part of a fantastic college basketball tradition inside Verizon Center, which promises to be raucous throughout the weekend.

10
Mar

Rock 'n' Roll Marathon

Choose from three different race formats and run and rock through DC during this annual extravaganza. The two days prior to race day feature a health and fitness expo at DC Armory, where participants can pick up their race packets and try out new running apparel and technology. Then, on the big day, conquer the marathon, half-marathon or 5K. Each sport scenic routes that allow you to marvel at DC’s monuments. 

10
Mar

Shamrock Fest

ShamrockFest is America’s largest St. Paddy’s Day festival hosted at RFK Stadium, where thousands come to rock their shamrocks off to widely-hailed bands of Celtic and Alternative rock.

11
Mar

46th Annual St. Patrick's Parade

Honor the Emerald Isle with a bundle of pageantry at the annual St. Patrick’s Parade, which marches for a mile down Constitution Avenue. The two-hour celebration of Irish culture will feature marching bands, traditional Irish dance and the inevitable swath of green attire. The parade has grown from a small gathering on Massachusetts Avenue to a full-blown party in the heart of Downtown.

12
Mar

Green Day Concert

Ever since releasing Dookie in 1994, Green Day have been rock royalty. With record sales in the millions and one sold out tour after another, the trio have grown from a rugged pop-punk band into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees. One of their albums, American Idiot, has even been turned into a Broadway musical. Their newest project, Revolution Radio, inspired a North American jaunt that includes a stop at Verizon Center.

13
Mar

Environmental Film Festival

The longest-running and largest environmental film festival in the U.S. celebrates its 25th year of enlightening viewers on the state of our environment, and what we can do to maintain its health. More than 170 movies will be screened at venues all over the District, including the Atlas Performing Arts Center and the Anacostia Community Museum. The festival will also include informative discussions and social events that will inspire dialogue surrounding these wonderful films and their important themes. Many of the events are free, and all are open to the public.

14
Mar

Environmental Film Festival

The longest-running and largest environmental film festival in the U.S. celebrates its 25th year of enlightening viewers on the state of our environment, and what we can do to maintain its health. More than 170 movies will be screened at venues all over the District, including the Atlas Performing Arts Center and the Anacostia Community Museum. The festival will also include informative discussions and social events that will inspire dialogue surrounding these wonderful films and their important themes. Many of the events are free, and all are open to the public.

15
Mar

Cherry Blossom Pink Tie Party

Known as the springtime affair in Washington, the Pink Tie Party stylishly marks the end of winter and the official beginning of blossom season. Attendees will be delighted and entertained by delicious food and an open bar, unique entertainment, and the friendly competition of the silent auction. The Pink Tie Party is an event not to be missed as influencers and tastemakers from DC and our region’s professional, sports, social and media communities come together to celebrate the cherry blossoms. Proceeds benefit the National Cherry Blossom Festival, Inc. a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization dedicated to promoting the beauty of nature and international friendship through year-round programs, events, and education initiatives that enhance our environment, showcase arts and culture, and build community spirit.

16
Mar

Washington Wizards Games (Basketball)

Head to Verizon Center to see DC’s NBA team in action. 

17
Mar

Clover Beer Fest

Capitol Riverfront's Yards Park will be shrouded in green for the Clover Beer Fest. Expect Irish beers and ciders to go along with tasty brats and blaring bagpipes. Tastings of more than 100 beers will be offered and many DC food vendors will be on-site. Your general admission ticket gets you unlimited full pours of green bar, an entry into Boozy Bingo and much more.

18
Mar

Taste on Wheels: Green Eggs & Kegs Edition

Taste of DC gets in the St. Patrick’s Day spirit with this food truck event at theCapitol Riverfront's Yards Park. Green Eggs & Kegs will highlight the tremendous food truck scene of the Mid-Atlantic. Each vendor will have an Irish breakfast theme and a signature item priced at $3 or under. Go the Bottomless Drink ticket route, and you will receive unlimited pours of green beer and mimosas.

19
Mar

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors at the Hirshhorn Museum

Yayoi Kusama is one of the most important and celebrated visual artists of modern times. The Japanese artist’s career now spans more than 65 years, and this spring, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden presents the breadth of her incredible work for the first time in Washington, DC.

20
Mar

Washington Capitals Games (Ice Hockey)

Grab a seat as Washington’s beloved NHL team takes the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup.

21
Mar

Foxygen

Sam France and Jonathan Rado make up the Los Angeles duo known as Foxygen. Equal parts psychedelic love children and abrasive rockers, Foxygen exploded into the indie rockosphere with 2013’s We Are the 21st Century Ambassadors of Peace & Magic, which featured the imminently catchy “San Francisco,” a song that sounds beamed in from 1967. Then came the double album ...And Star Power, an 82-minute exploration of every style and sound that Foxygen could put to tape. 9:30 Club hosts this kaleidoscopic group for a Wednesday night show.

22
Mar

Washington Capitals Games (Ice Hockey)

Grab a seat as Washington’s beloved NHL team takes the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup.

23
Mar

Francophonie Cultural Festival

The Francophonie Cultural Festival features four weeks of concerts, theatrical performances, films, culinary tastings, literary salons, children’s workshops, and more in Washington DC. The nation’s capital will resonate with the vibrant sounds, sights, and tastes of the French-speaking in the largest Francophone festival in the world. Today's exhibition is “The Best of Both Worlds” by Jean Kazandjian, a French Armenian artist, at The Embassy of Armenia. 

23
Mar

Washington Wizards Games (Basketball)

Head to Verizon Center to see DC’s NBA team in action. 

24
Mar

Cherry Blossom Opening Ceremony

Kick-off the 2017 National Cherry Blossom Festival and watch world-renowned performers as we welcome springtime to Washington, DC and celebrate the anniversary of the gift of trees from Japan to the United States. Enjoy spirited traditional and contemporary performances in the historic Warner Theatre. The Festival heralds a natural treasure that unites our city, region, nation, and the world. The trees – both in Japan and the U.S. – always have symbolized birth and renewal. The Opening Ceremony celebrates the season through a showcase of great American and Japanese talent.

25
Mar

Spring Tours in French at the National Museum of African Art

In celebration of the month of Francophonie, we are pleased to offer guided tours in French of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African Art (NMAfA). Tours will be offered by NMAfA docents, Theresa Steverlynck and Candace LaRocca each of whom spent more than 15 years living or working in Africa!

26
Mar

“Amending America”

Celebrate the Bill of Rights’ 225th anniversary with a show on how we’ve tried to amend our Constitution at the National Archives Museum. The union may be more perfect, for example, now that drunken stupors and holding office if you’ve ever dueled are legal.

27
Mar

Hamburg Ballet: John Neumeier's 'The Little Mermaid'

The Hamburg Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center for the first time in 13 years to weave a visionary retelling of a classic tale. Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is updated for modern times by John Neumeier, the Ballet’s artistic director. Neumeier shows the audience both an underwater world and the challenges presented on dry land, and even incorporates Andersen into the narrative. Featuring a powerful score from Russian composer Lera Auerbach, expect audiences to flock to this production.

28
Mar

Hamburg Ballet: John Neumeier's 'The Little Mermaid'

The Hamburg Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center for the first time in 13 years to weave a visionary retelling of a classic tale. Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is updated for modern times by John Neumeier, the Ballet’s artistic director. Neumeier shows the audience both an underwater world and the challenges presented on dry land, and even incorporates Andersen into the narrative. Featuring a powerful score from Russian composer Lera Auerbach, expect audiences to flock to this production.

29
Mar

Hamburg Ballet: John Neumeier's 'The Little Mermaid'

The Hamburg Ballet returns to the Kennedy Center for the first time in 13 years to weave a visionary retelling of a classic tale. Hans Christian Andersen’s The Little Mermaid is updated for modern times by John Neumeier, the Ballet’s artistic director. Neumeier shows the audience both an underwater world and the challenges presented on dry land, and even incorporates Andersen into the narrative. Featuring a powerful score from Russian composer Lera Auerbach, expect audiences to flock to this production.

30
Mar

"A Raisin in the Sun" Theatrical Performance

One of the truly groundbreaking theatrical productions of the 20th century will call DC home this spring. A Raisin in the Sun will grace Arena Stage starting March 31. Inspired by a revered Langston Hughes poem, Lorraine Hansberry’s spellbinding story artfully depicts the African American experience through the struggles of a 1950s Chicago family.

31
Mar

Cherry Blossom Kite Festival

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is kicking off kite season. The seventh annual Blossom Kite Festival showcases the creativity of kite makers and skill of fliers from across the US and other countries through a variety of competitions and demonstrations, Rokkaku Battles and the Hot Tricks Showdown. Bring your own kites or children can make a kite at an activity station (while supplies last) to fly on the Public Field.

03
Apr

Chicago Theatric Performance at the Kennedy Center

With show-stopping numbers, astonishing dancing, and a healthy dose of razzle dazzle, Chicago is a heart-pounding spectacle of everything that makes Broadway great.

03
Apr

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

04
Apr

Washington Capitals Games (Ice Hockey)

Grab a seat as Washington’s beloved NHL team takes the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup.

05
Apr

John Mayer: The Search For Everything Tour

GRAMMY Award®-winning singer/songwriter John Mayer is launching his Search for Everything World Tour on Friday, March 31 in Albany, NY at the Times Union Center. This tour marks the first solo trek for Mayer since 2014 and will be sweeping through arenas across North America and Europe in the spring before concluding on Friday, May 12 at The O2 in London, England. Each concert on the tour will be comprised of a full band, solo acoustic and John Mayer Trio sets of music.

07
Apr

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade

One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC runs for 10 blocks along iconic Constitution Avenue. Giant colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country, celebrity entertainers, and performers burst down the Parade route in a grand spectacle of music and showmanship seen only once a year during the Festival. From the National Archives to the Washington Monument, spectators are wow-ed by the pageantry and excitement that is the nation’s premier springtime parade.

08
Apr

Washington Capitals Games (Ice Hockey)

Grab a seat as Washington’s beloved NHL team takes the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup.

10
Apr

 Smithsonian Jazz Objects Out of Storage

Love jazz? Love history? Join us at the museum as we celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month this April! Every Tuesday in April, Smithsonian Jazz at the National Museum of American History will present rarely-seen jazz objects, instruments, and archives from the museum’s collections for the public to view for free. This Tuesday check out the Latin Jazz Objects and Archives and Hands-on Drumming.

11
Apr

The Red Hot Chili Pepper Concert

Check out the Red Hot Chili Peppers performing at the Verizon Center.

12
Apr

Celebrating Benny Carter: Jazz Appreciation Month Daytime Series

Catch free live jazz performances at the museum every Thursday in April. Featuring three performances each Thursday, visitors can enjoy jazz performed by local musicians and universities celebrating the role of women in jazz. This Thursday is the Howard University Jazz Ensemble.

14
Apr

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival

Join the rest of the Cherry Blossom lovers at the District Wharf for live music, beer garden, food trucks, all ages hands-on activities, and more. Make sure to stay from 6 – 9 PM at The Titanic Memorial for pre-fireworks entertainment and then fireworks afterward. 

15
Apr

Sunrise Service at the Lincoln Memorial

Thousands gather at the Lincoln Memorial for an inspiring Easter service at 6:30am.

16
Apr

White House Easter Egg Roll 2017

The White House Easter Egg Roll is an annual family event to hunt for and race Easter Eggs on the White House Lawn while enjoying storytelling and a visit with the Easter Bunny.

19
Apr

Filmfest

Filmfest DC is an annual event that showcases a wide range of extraordinary new films from around the world. The Filmfest DC program includes a global range of cultures, music, and politics, representing cinema from over 35 countries. There are opening and closing night events, discussions with directors, movie premieres and free programs for children and senior citizens. Representing the festival’s commitment to help bring insight to timely issues, this year's festival will showcase three films focused on life in today’s Cuba.

20
Apr

Chris Brown The Party Tour with 50 Cent, Fabolous and more

Celebrating some of the biggest names in music today, Grammy Award-winning and multi-platinum-selling, singer-songwriter, Chris Brown, brings the Party to cities across North America this summer with The Party Tour.The Party Tour features 50 Cent, Fabolous, O.T. Genasis, and Kap G at the Verizon Center.

21
Apr

March for Science: Earth Day 2017 on the National Mall

The March for Science in Washington DC, held on Earth Day 2017, will focus on standing up for facts and science and defending the environment for future generations. The large-scale public event includes participation by global policymakers, finance ministers, environment and development NGOs, industry executives and others. 

27
Apr

Georgetown French Market

The spring shopping extravaganza features fashion, French fare, quaint home and antique shops, galleries and live music.

28
Apr

Georgetown French Market

The spring shopping extravaganza features fashion, French fare, quaint home and antique shops, galleries and live music.

29
Apr

Georgetown French Market

The spring shopping extravaganza features fashion, French fare, quaint home and antique shops, galleries and live music.

01
May

Washington Capitals Games (Ice Hockey)

Grab a seat as Washington’s beloved NHL team takes the ice in pursuit of the Stanley Cup.

01
May

Washington Wizards Games (Basketball)

Head to Verizon Center to see DC’s NBA team in action. 

04
May

National Cathedral Flower Mart

Enjoy the grounds of the cathedral, floral displays, children’s activities and musical entertainment.

05
May

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

The Avon Walk is a marathon walk spread-out over a Saturday and Sunday. You can walk as far as you choose or up to 39 miles throughout the weekend. In order to participate as a walker in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, each person commits to raising a minimum of $1,800 towards the fight against breast cancer.

05
May

National Cathedral Flower Mart

Enjoy the grounds of the cathedral, floral displays, children’s activities and musical entertainment.

06
May

Avon Walk for Breast Cancer

The Avon Walk is a marathon walk spread-out over a Saturday and Sunday. You can walk as far as you choose or up to 39 miles throughout the weekend. In order to participate as a walker in the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer, each person commits to raising a minimum of $1,800 towards the fight against breast cancer.

07
May

Race for Hope

This is a 5K walk/run with the goal of raising $1.5 million to fund innovative brain tumor research and support for families affected by this devastating disease. Proceeds benefit two not-for-profit organizations, the Brain Tumor Society and Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure. The race includes a Kids' Fun Run, the Wall of Hope, and tributes to brain tumor survivors.

08
May

DC Chamber of Commerce - Small Business Awards & Expo

The DC Chamber Small Business Awards and Expo recognizes member businesses and individuals that contribute to the economic health of the community, and demonstrate achievement and innovation in management, workplace excellence, commitment to diversity, and social responsibility.

10
May

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Bicycle Race

The JDRF Bicycle Ride isn't just a bike ride, it's where hundreds of riders come together from all over the world to make new friendships, experience the unparalleled comradery of the Bicycle Ride community and raise money to find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

11
May

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

12
May

Green Festival 2017

The event focuses on sustainability education and green products and services including authors, leaders and educators, hands-on DIY workshops, green films, kids’ activities, live music and more.

12
May

Shortcut to Europe: European Union Embassies' Open House

The Embassies of the European Union and the Delegation of the European Commission to the United States will open their doors to the public, offering a rare look at the diverse EU cultures. The event kicks off Europe Month.

13
May

Green Festival 2017

The event focuses on sustainability education and green products and services including authors, leaders and educators, hands-on DIY workshops, green films, kids’ activities, live music and more.

14
May

National Police Week

The annual event honors the service of U.S. law enforcement officials. A candlelight vigil and memorial service are open to the public.

15
May

National Police Week

The annual event honors the service of U.S. law enforcement officials. A candlelight vigil and memorial service are open to the public.

16
May

National Police Week

The annual event honors the service of U.S. law enforcement officials. A candlelight vigil and memorial service are open to the public.

17
May

National Police Week

The annual event honors the service of U.S. law enforcement officials. A candlelight vigil and memorial service are open to the public.

18
May

National Police Week

The annual event honors the service of U.S. law enforcement officials. A candlelight vigil and memorial service are open to the public.

19
May

Asian Heritage Festival - Fiesta Asia

The street fair offers a variety of activities including musical performances, a multicultural marketplace, martial arts demonstrations, friendly interactive activities, a talent competition, cultural parade, Bollywood street dancing, and exhibits of traditional and contemporary Asian crafts. Admission is free.

20
May

Arthritis Walk at Nationals Park

The Arthritis Foundation's signature event raises funds and awareness to fight arthritis, the nation's most common cause of disability. Participants walk in honor of a friend or family member in a three-mile or one-mile course and take part in activities for the entire family.

23
May

Embassy Chef Challenge

This event brings together a dozen embassy chefs to present signature delights in a friendly culinary competition. Awards are given for the Judges' Choice and People's Choice Award. Tickets include cuisine prepared by embassy chefs from around the world, a top-shelf bar and silent and live auctions.

24
May

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

25
May

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

26
May

Women Empower Expo

Feel empowered to create a life you love at the Women Empower Expo at the WALTER E. WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER! This one-day event will feature hundreds of awesome booths, inspiring speakers, fitness classes, educational workshops, shopping, networking, giveaways and more! If you're ready to take your business to the next level, learn how to be more balanced, discover the best products in fashion, beauty, and health, and/or meet influential women, join us this year!

27
May

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

29
May

Memorial Day Parade

This holiday parade honoring all who’ve served in any branch of the U.S. Armed Forces takes place every Memorial Day on Constitution Avenue.

31
May

The Smile Project Carnival and Concert

The Smile Project Carnival and Concert comes to the Festival Grounds at RFK for the first time. There is plenty to see and do including musical performances,, delicious food, rides and games.

02
Jun

Washington Folk Festival

12-7 p.m. Glen Echo Park. Presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, the free festival features hundreds of musicians, storytellers, dancers, and craft vendors representing the rich cultural diversity of the Washington area. Audiences will enjoy American musical traditions such as bluegrass, blues, and swing as well as international traditions from across the globe.

03
Jun

Washington Folk Festival

12-7 p.m. Glen Echo Park. Presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, the free festival features hundreds of musicians, storytellers, dancers, and craft vendors representing the rich cultural diversity of the Washington area. Audiences will enjoy American musical traditions such as bluegrass, blues, and swing as well as international traditions from across the globe.

11
Jun

DC Jazz Festival

Enjoy more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

12
Jun

DC Jazz Festival

Enjoy more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

13
Jun

DC Jazz Festival

Enjoy more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

14
Jun

DC Jazz Festival

Enjoy more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

15
Jun

DC Jazz Festival

Enjoy more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

16
Jun

Night Nation Run

The Night Nation Run© is the world’s 1st Running Music Festival™ that is coming to the Festival Grounds at RFK for the second year in a row. A 5K musical voyage filled with live music, lights, lasers, and celebration for the lover of Electronic Dance Music. Run, walk, skip or dance your way through this electrifying adventure with music carrying you every step.Your journey will take you through an illuminated racecourse to multiple on course DJ stages, each with its own unique exhilarating party, finishing with an explosive main stage after party featuring top EDM DJ’s and special guest celebrity performers.

17
Jun

Grace Jamaican Jerk Festival Washington, DC

This annual Jamaican themed family festival for all ages comes to the Lawn at Oklahoma Ave in 2017 for the first time. People will enjoy West Indian food, culture and music, with live performances throughout the day.

22
Jun

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

23
Jun

National Capital Barbecue Battle

If you love barbecue you’ll love the food samples, cooking demonstrations, interactive displays and children’s activities at this sizzling summer festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 9th & 14th Sts.

24
Jun

National Capital Barbecue Battle

If you love barbecue you’ll love the food samples, cooking demonstrations, interactive displays and children’s activities at this sizzling summer festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 9th & 14th Sts.

25
Jun

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

26
Jun

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

27
Jun

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

28
Jun

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

29
Jun

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

30
Jun

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

01
Jul

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

02
Jul

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

03
Jul

July 4th Fireworks and Parade

There’s nothing quite like seeing fireworks explode over the Washington Monument. Celebrate our Nation’s birthday with parades, food and live concerts leading up to one of the most amazing pyrotechnical displays in the world.

05
Jul

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

06
Jul

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

07
Jul

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

08
Jul

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues. This is one of Washington, DC’s most popular summer events. Open daily 11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Evening events are 6:30-9 p.m. Admission is free. The location is the National Mall, between Fourth and Seven Sts. NW Washington DC.

28
Jul

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

29
Jul

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

30
Jul

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

31
Jul

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

01
Aug

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

02
Aug

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

03
Aug

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

04
Aug

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

05
Aug

Citi Open Tennis Classic

Rock creek Park Tennis Center, Washington DC. This is an annual men’s tennis tournament held in Washington, DC.

07
Sep

Washington Nationals Games (Baseball)

Catch a Washington Nationals baseball game at Nationals Park in downtown DC. 

10
Sep

Washington Redskins (Football)

Eight Sundays each fall, FedEx Stadium is the site of NFL Football. Score a ticket and cheer on the Washington Redskins. 

16
Sep

H Street Festival

H Street Festival is one of the most anticipated and highly attended single day festivals in Washington D.C.  The festival is 11 blocks long and has 14 staging areas that are diversely themed and programmed to target the different segments of audiences.  The staging areas feature music of different genres, dance, youth based performances, interactive children’s program, fashion, heritage arts, poetry and many more.

Hours: 12:00PM to 7:00PM

26
Sep

“Latin Pop: A Cultural Fusion”

Tuesday, Sept. 26
7 p.m. (Mumford Room, sixth floor, James Madison Building)
“Latin Pop: A Cultural Fusion”
Singer-songwriter Chris Urquiaga will perform iconic Latin pop songs in Spanish and Portuguese and of various genres, including bossa nova and salsa.

The event is free, but tickets are required, and there may be special restrictions. To secure tickets, visit this event-ticketing site.

01
Oct

DC United (Soccer)

Iconic RFK Stadium is home to the DC United Major League Soccer professional team. 

15
Oct

Washington Redskins (Football)

Eight Sundays each fall, FedEx Stadium is the site of NFL Football. Score a ticket and cheer on the Washington Redskins.