Whatever time of year you visit, there’s always a fun festival, celebration or citywide event in full swing (many of them free!). Check out what’s happening here when you’re in town.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
Enjoy the nation's greatest (and prettiest) springtime celebration in Washington, DC.
From patriotic holidays to festivals celebrating food, there's always something to look forward to in Washington, DC.
The nation's greatest springtime celebration blooms every year in DC. See how to enjoy it here.
DC Travel Inspiration
The annual DC Jazz Festival features more than 125 live performances throughout DC.
From parades to The Changing of the Guard, honor veterans and fallen heroes in the nation's capital.
Presented by Cultural Tourism DC, this annual event celebrates the international side of DC.
Learn more about the nation's greatest springtime celebration, running March 20 through April 13
There are so many ways to celebrate America's birthday in it's capital city.
The most important part of any Independence Day is where you’re going to watch the fireworks. We have just the spots to optimize your view so you catch all the booming flashes and cascades of red, white and blue.
October in the nation's capital brings with it incredible colors and amazing events
Learn more about the Washington Mystics, DC's official WNBA team.
Planning a trip to DC this December? You wouldn't be the “first family” to spend the holidays here.
Washington, DC's summer festivals celebrate everything from food to film.
A month-by-month guide to annual LGBT events in Washington, DC.
With such beautiful vistas, DC is a running town. Check out where you can compete - or spectate.
Spend the Fourth of July in the nation’s capital and celebrate with fireworks and festivals.
There's more to the world-famous festival than beautiful flowers.
No matter what month you visit Washington, DC, there's always something to celebrate.
Celebrate the last days of summer with football, music and more in the nation's capital.
See the cherry blossom trees in bloom and celebrate spring with exhibitions and live entertainment.
Celebrate global culture with these fun Washington, DC festivals.