Journalist Newsletter

Summer 2017 Edition

Events in Washington, DC - Fourth of July Fireworks Over the National Mall - Summer Events and Festivals in Washington, DC

Dear Journalists,

Fresh after hosting a successful IPW, among the top three most highly attended with record media attendance, Washington, DC continues to remind travelers that they are welcome in DC and the U.S., and there’s a ton of positive momentum.  

The city is celebrating all things summer with exciting offerings for visitors. The new wing of the Smithsonian National Museum of American History, now open, celebrates The Nation We Build Together. While July 4th brings spectacular fireworks over the National Mall, the holiday also occasions the opening of the National Building Museum’s summer blockbuster exhibit, Hive, and many more activities. Read on for even more exciting arts, culture, theater, free attractions and only-in-DC events.

Washington, DC will announce total visitation for 2016 later this summer, and with a record 20 million domestic visitors, we anticipate the upward trend for the city to continue once again.

Remember, you can always request images or assistance with your trip. We look forward to working with you and seeing you in the nation’s capital.

Warm regards, 

Danielle Davis
Director of Communications

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