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Washington, DC Nighttime Activites

Think DC goes to sleep after the museums close? Think again. There are plenty of after-dark options for the night owls in your group.

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Location Name: Bike and Roll
Program Name: Capital Sites @ Nite Tour
Monument Sites @ Nite Tour
Description:

Capital: You'll love the evening version of our Capital Sites Tour! The stories are interesting, the illuminated views are fabulous, and you'll be amazed at how much ground you can cover as evening falls in Washington, DC. You'll see many of the memorials (Washington, World War II, Korean War, Vietnam Veterans and Lincoln) as well as the White House, the National Gallery of Art and the Smithsonian Museums.

Monument: Join us as we pedal toward the setting sun... there's no better way to spend an evening in Washington! This evening tour takes you to the National Mall and Potomac Tidal Basin when the monuments are less crowded, the air is cooler, and the views are magnificent. Explore the WWII Memorial, Vietnam Veteran's Memorial, Jefferson, Lincoln, and FDR Memorials, and more.

Price Range:

Adults (13+): $45

Children (12 and under): $35

Group rates apply according to the size of the group.

Days Offered: Every evening from March-November except on Wednesdays.
Min/Max Participants: Minimum of 10 people. No maximum.
Tour/program length: 3 hours
Age Limit:  
Website Link:

http://www.bikethesites.com/Tours/

Additional Information

Bike and Roll offers customized, private tours and events for groups of all sizes. Our tours are an active, unique and environmentally friendly way to tour Washington D.C. and the Alexandria, VA area. The tours combine history, interesting facts, and a love for the city with a safe, enjoyable bike ride.

We provide everything the participants will need for a memorable experience - including a comfort bike, helmet, water bottles, and a light snack (for some tours).

Groups may choose one of our standard tours or work with our staff to design a custom tour. We also offer flexible start times, tour lengths and ending locations.

Contact Name:  
Phone: (202) 842-2453 Ext. 105
Email: [email protected]

 

Location Name: City Segway Tours
Program Name: Night Segway Tours
Description: Our Night National Mall Segway Tour is the perfect tour for both those new to the city and those locals looking to experience Washington DC with an effortless glide. For the newbies to DC, this tour will offer you a fantastic orientation and give you an opportunity to see virtually all of the sites you've read about. For the veterans and locals, we're positive you'll learn new facts and stories about Washington that you've never heard. And we're sure you'll both agree that riding a Segway is the best way to see the "Capital City."
Price Range:

3 hour tour: $70.00 per person

For groups of 10 or more (10% off):
3 hour tour: $63.00 per person

Days Offered: Nightly at 6:00pm April through October
Min/Max Participants: Minimum of 10 people. No maximum.
Tour/program length: 3 hours
Age Limit: 16+
Website Link: www.CitySegwayTours.com/washington-dc
Additional Information:

Online reservations available at
https://reservations.citysegwaytours.com/reserve/tour/168

Private tours with City Segway Tours consist of only your group with a guide or guides. We believe in a personal, "hands on" approach that makes any group outing a blast! These tours are at a premium due to being scheduled further in advance, increased tour flexibility, and other special considerations. Private and specialty/seasonal tours available year round. Pricing & fees for private segway events are based on & may include: restaurant stops, food & beverages for a meet & greet, tour times, number of participants &/or guides, program planning & tour development, etc. Payment in full by company check or credit card will reserve this tour, which is required upon confirmation of program proposal.

Contact Name: John J. Voci
Phone: 1-877-734-8687 or (202) 626-0017
Email: [email protected]

 

Location Name:

DC on Foot
Program Name: Lincoln Assassination Walking Tour
Description: Journey back in time with your guide to learn about the three-pronged attack designed to decapitate the U.S. Government. Come along on this family friendly tour to meet the characters, walk the streets, and see the buildings where this great drama played out.
Price Range: $195 (for a group with 5 or less people). $10 per person thereafter, up to $295 total for the group.
Days Offered: Nightly from April to November 14.
Min/Max Participants: 2+
Tour/program length: 1 hour

Age Limit:

 
Website Link:

http://www.dcbyfoot.com/lincoln-assassination-walking-tour.asp

Additional Information: Evening activities are subject to cancellation depending upon non-public museum activities. Please refer to the website for more information. Dining packages available for groups of 20 or more at the museum food court. Discounts available for groups of 10 or more on simulator rides.
Contact Name:  
Phone: (202) 633-8850
Email: [email protected]

 

Location Name:

Entertainment Cruises
Program Name: Dinner Cruise on Odyssey, Spirit of Washington or Capital Elite
Description: Each cruise includes a full evening of dining, entertainment and outstanding views of Washington DC!
Price Range: Adult dinner cruises start at under $100 inclusive and student twilight/moonlight cruises start at $47. per person inclusive. Discounts available for groups!
Days Offered: Everyday
Min/Max Participants: Cruises are available for groups of any size and private function space is available for groups of 40 and above.
Tour/program length: 3-4 hours

Age Limit:

N/A
Website Link:

www.entertainmentcruises.com

Additional Information:  
Contact Name: Wendy Kelman
Phone: (202) 488-6005
Email: [email protected]

 

Location Name: Madame Tussauds Washington, DC
Program Name: Pizza Party with the Stars
Description:

Go "Behind the Scenes" to learn about the painstaking creation, sculpture, and maintenance of our life-like wax figures, plus the history of our founder, Marie Grosholtz Tussaud. Finish off your self guided tour by shaking your booty with Beyoncé in our Glamour room with our other A-Listers including Will Smith, and Bob Dylan.

Admission to the interactive wax attraction, Madame Tussauds DC.

Pizza and soda for everyone in your group in our private party room.
(2 slices of pizza and one soda per person)

Everyone should feel like a star, so show your appreciation for your guests by giving them each a "Celebrity Statue Award"!

Your groups will test their detective skills with a scavenger hunt, fun for all
ages as it's a great Ice Breaker, Birthday or Team Building Activity.

Price Range:

$33.00 per person includes admission, tour, scavenger hunt, private room for an hour, two slices of pizza, and a soda.

For just a regular tour, $13.50 for adults and 11.50 for students. Add $1 per person for the scavenger hunt.

Days Offered: Daily
Min/Max Participants: Minimum of 25 people. Maximum of 35 people. If more than 35, event can be held right after closing of museum at 4:00pm (Monday-Thursday) and 6:00pm (Friday-Sunday).
Tour/program length: 90 minutes
Age Limit:  
Website Link:

http://www.madametussauds.com/SiteImages/Assets/9/MTDC_Profile_sheet_-_Private_Group_Pizza_Party_092309.pdf

Additional Information: For more information on events at Madame Tussauds Washington, DC, follow @DCWaxEvents on Twitter.
Contact Name: Julie Wiser
Phone: (202) 942-7310
Email: [email protected]

 

Location Name:

The National Air and Space Museum Einstein Planetarium
Program Name: Shows at Albert Einstein Planetarium
Description: Forget everything you knew of a planetarium. Now in addition to the spectacular star field of our Zeiss Model Vla planetarium instrument, America's Bicentennial gift from the people of West Germany, the Einstein Planetarium has been upgraded to include a first-of-its-kind, Sky Vision dual digital projection system and six-channel digital surround sound. For the first time, you'll feel the sensation of zooming through the cosmos, enveloped in color saturated moving images and spine-tingling sound.
Price Range: Regular and group rates found at:
http://www.si.edu/group_tours/2011_Group_Rate_Sheet.pdf
Days Offered: Daily; Seven days a week. Refer to the website for date specific information.
Min/Max Participants: No minimum. Maximum of 233 people.
Tour/program length: Varies

Age Limit:

 
Website Link:

http://www.nasm.si.edu/visit/theaters/planetarium

Additional Information:  
Contact Name:  
Phone: (202) 633-8850 or 1-877-932-IMAX (4629)
Email: [email protected]

 

Location Name:

Shear Madness at the Kennedy Center
Program Name: Shear Madness
Description: Washington's Shear Madness takes place in a Georgetown hairstyling salon where the comings and goings of the flamboyant salon proprietor, his streetwise assistant, and the zany customers in the shop lead up to a madcap murder reminiscent of the Marx Brothers.
Price Range: $42 per person. $32 per person for groups of 15 people or more.
Days Offered: Tuesday through Friday
Min/Max Participants: Minimum of 15 people for group rate. Maximum of 400 people.
Tour/program length: 2 hours

Age Limit:

13+
Website Link: www.shearmadness.com
Additional Information:

Tuesday through Friday: 8:00pm. Saturday: 6:00 and 9:00pm. Sunday: 3:00 and 7:00pm.

For group information:
https://www.shearmadness.com/groups.php

Contact Name:  
Phone: 1-800-992-9035
Email: [email protected]

 

Location Name:

Smithsonian IMAX Theaters
Program Name: IMAX Films
Description: Lockheed Martin IMAX Theater, Samuel C. Johnson IMAX Theater, and Airbus IMAX Theater. Documentaries or featured films in an IMAX experience.
Price Range: Regular and group rates found at:
http://www.si.edu/group_tours/2011_Group_Rate_Sheet.pdf
Days Offered: Daily; Seven days a week. Refer to the theater website for date specific information.
Min/Max Participants: No minimum. Maximum of 400 people.
Tour/program length: Varies

Age Limit:

 
Website Link:

www.si.edu/imax

Additional Information: For group information:
www.si.edu/group_tours
Contact Name:  
Phone: (202) 633-8850 or 1-877-932-IMAX (4629)
Email: [email protected]

 

 

Location Name: ANC Tours
Program Name: Twilight Tour
Description:

From monuments and memorials to museums and other historical landmarks, our Washington, DC twilight tour takes you on a unique and memorable night Ride Through History. See over 40 major sites on and around the National Mall, surrounded by Washington's illuminated points of interest, enjoy timed visits at the Jefferson, Franklin Roosevelt, Lincoln, Korean, and Vietnam Veterans Memorials.
Tourmobilelive-narrated tours take your right where you want to go with friendly and courteous narrators who will enlighten and entertain you with anecdotes and little-known facts. Experience all of the things you have read abut and dreamed of seeing.

Price Range:

Children (3-11): $16.50
Adult (12+): $31.00

Group Rates (for 20+ people):
Children: $15.50
Adult: $30.00

Days Offered: Daily; Seasonally (Mid-March through November 11)
Min/Max Participants:  
Tour/program length: 3.5 hours
Age Limit: 3+
Website Link:

http://www.anctours.com

Additional Information:  
Contact Name:  
Phone: (202) 488-5218 or 1-800-551-7328
Email:  

 

Location Name: Washington Photo Safari
Program Name: Evening Photo Safari
Description: Washington Photo Safari offers 3-hour workshops on nighttime photography and how to use all the features of digital cameras on manual mode. These are given by a professional architectural photographer who takes people around the monuments of the National Mall and shows them where and how to take great nighttime cityscape pictures.
Price Range: Group rate offered depending on size and time. Email [email protected] for more information.
Days Offered: Friday evening, April through October.
Min/Max Participants: Minimum of 6 people. Maximum of 75 people.
Tour/program length: 3 hours
Age Limit:  
Website Link:

http://washingtonphotosafari.com/groups

Additional Information: Tour begins between the flags at WWII Memorial on 17th Street, between Independence Avenue SW and Constitution Avenue NW and will end at the Einstein Memorial at 22nd and Constitution Avenue NW. Sturdy tripods are mandatory for this safari.
Contact Name:  
Phone: (202) 537-0937
Email: [email protected]

 

Location Name: DC United at RFK Stadium
Program Name: DC United Soccer Game
Description:

Attend a soccer game with the most succesful franchise in Major League Soccer.

Price Range:

Group rate is roughly 25%. Groups must be larger than 15. No max for group tickets.

Days Offered: For 2012 the games are W, F, Sa, and Su
Min/Max Participants: Minimum for group rate is 15 people. The is no maximum number of people in a group.
Tour/program length: 2 hours long
Age Limit: No limit. Free entry for children under the age of 2 years old
Website Link:

http://www.dcunited.com/schedule

Additional Information: N/A
Contact Name: Chris Frady
Phone: 202-587-5478
Email: [email protected]