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Things to Do This June in Washington, DC

Popular events, museums and online activities

We've compiled a list of things to do while you're sheltering in place. Check out the list below and don't miss our weekday and weekend virtual things to do.

Shop Made in DC - Dupont Circle local boutique and cafe selling made in Washington, DC products
Show support for local businesses
Help DC’s hospitality industry by buying a gift card to use in the future, leave a sparkling hotel review of a previous stay, donate to businesses that impact you and more. Every little bit helps.

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Outside Washington, DC's new International Spy Museum in L'Enfant Plaza - The best museums and attractions in Washington, DC
Experience DC’s museums virtually
Many of the city’s most popular museums offer virtual tours, from the National Air and Space Museum to the National Portrait Gallery. Educational and video resources are also featured.

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Savor Beer Events at Home with City Brew Tours

City Brew Tours offers two awesome ways to get your libation on while social distancing – simply find a session that works for you and have at it. The Live Homebrew Experience shows you how to craft your own beer and City Brew Tours can send you the supplies. The Beer & Cheese Pairing Happy Hour is one hour of beery, cheesy goodness and how the two can come together to create tasty perfection.

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Food illustration with hamburger, ramen, pizza, ice cream.
Order delivery or carry-out from a DC restaurant

We’ve captured a helpful list of restaurants that deliver straight to your door or offer a carry-out option. Regardless of your quadrant, you can devour DC’s finest with everything from fast-casual favorites (think: &pizza, Taco Bamba and We, The Pizza) to DC’s signature half-smoke from Ben’s Chili Bowl to can’t-miss, date-night dishes from Rose’s Luxury, Zaytinya and Medium Rare.

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Enjoy a movie or TV show featuring DC

Films and TV shows shot in or featuring the nation’s capital are all over streaming services. Take in the courtroom drama of A Few Good Men or laugh to your heart’s content at Wedding Crashers. Enjoy the 97 minutes of brilliance that is Burn After Reading or settle in for the long haul with President Jed Bartlet across seven seasons of The West Wing. There are lots of options!

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Stay engaged with DC’s sports teams

Recent history has been extremely kind to the sports teams in the nation’s capital, and each one is staying very active on social media as leagues are suspended. Re-live a classic moment (there have been several in the last couple of years) or check out live streams from the Capitals and Wizards, among many other activities.

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Marvin Gaye Mural in Shaw - Murals in Washington, DC
Brighten your day with some music
Jam to DC-themed playlists, watch Tiny Desk Concerts from local and national artists and check out live streams from local bands.

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@fotosbymickez - The Yards Park bridge
See DC in 360 degrees from your couch
Grab your phone, put your fanny pack on and walk to your couch as you embrace your inner tourist with more than thirty 360-degree videos of popular tourist attractions. While it's recommended to stay indoors, you can champion the city's unbeatable tourist attractions from home.

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Play DC-themed games and enjoy the kids' activity guide
Whether you want to do some therapeutic coloring or you're looking to keep the kids busy for a while, we’ve got you covered with plenty of activities and games, all with a DC hook. Do a word search, flex your origami skills, make a zoo animal mask and lots more.

 

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