No matter what your favorite sport—baseball, tennis, golf, soccer—DC is your gateway to amazing athletic displays. Watch Tiger tee off in Bethesda by day and by night set your eyes on last year’s National League Rookie of the Year, Bryce Harper, at Nationals Ballpark. Discover a summer sports match for you with all that’s going on in DC.
Washington Kastles – Tennis fiends have a field day with the DC-based contingent of the World TeamTennis Pro League. See tennis greats like Venus Williams and Martina Hingis compete against the league’s other squads, featuring other stars like Andy Roddick and Mardy Fish. The three-time consecutive Mylan World TeamTennis champions are vying for a fourth-consecutive title this year. The back-to-back champion Kastles boast a 32-game winning streak going into this season. Matches are held in July, with several matches played at Kastles Stadium at the Smith Center in Foggy Bottom.
Washington Nationals – No trip to the District is complete without a visit to Nationals Park. Check out the National League East Champions at any of the Nationals games this summer. With great views of the nation's capital and easy access to the rest of DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia, there's nothing better than taking in America's pastime in Washington, DC. Let the kids get in on the action when you visit the Family Fun Area, Build-a-Bear Workshop and the Exxon Strike Zone. Hungry? Ballpark flavors at Nationals Park go beyond peanuts and Cracker Jacks, and include popular favorites like Ben’s Chili Bowl and Shake Shack.
D.C. United – RFK Stadium is a landmark of DC sports, and DC United has helped contribute to that legacy since their inception. The spirit of the United is spurned on by Talon, the team’s mascot. Within RFK, food options are plenty, with an assortment of game day items available from nachos and barbecue to pizza and steak and cheese. Did you know that the four-time Major League Soccer championship team plays through October? Extra points if you sit in the particularly boisterous “Screamin’ Eagles” fan club section.
Washington Redskins – DC stands awash in red and gold during football season, when the beloved Washington Redskins take to FedEx Field. The arrival of rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III will make game days even more action-packed for the team, which boasts one of only two marching bands in the NFL. DC’s loyal football fans make Redskins tickets hard to come by, but you can depend on Stubhub.com to provide options at different price points. Preseason games start in August.