Events & Festivals

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5 Things to Know About the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC

The cherry blossom trees are without a doubt the stars of springtime in Washington, DC . Visit the District during this time and you’ll find the nation’s capital is accented in pink for the National Cherry Blossom Festival , which takes place from March 20 – April 12, 2020. Here are five things you...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial surrounded by cherry blossoms - Free things to do in Washington, DC
20+ Must-See Fall Plays, Musicals & More in Washington, DC

Each fall, Washington, DC and its incredible performing arts scene offer up can’t-miss theater productions, from acclaimed Broadway plays to exciting new shows from local companies. Read on for highlights of the fall theater season. • • • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F Street...

H Street NE Neighborhood - Atlas Performing Arts Center & H Street Country Club - Washington, DC
11 Reasons to Attend the 2020 Washington Auto Show

Cars are cool. America has been fascinated with these vehicles since the days of the Model T, and boy, how far we’ve come since then. This statement’s accuracy will be evident when you visit the 2020 Washington Auto Show , held Jan. 24 - Feb. 2 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Even if...

Crowd at Washington Auto Show - Winter event in Washington, DC
Mark Your Calendar for These 20+ Winter Concerts in Washington, DC

Many of Washington, DC’s amazing music venues will welcome dozens of great artists from numerous genres to their stages throughout the winter. Check out what’s in store below and start planning your musical adventure in the nation’s capital. • • • Panic! at the Disco – Jan. 20 Panic! at the Disco...

@bandoftomorrow - Concert at the historic 9:30 Club - Concert venues in Washington, DC -
The Best Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend in Washington, DC

There’s no better place to spend Memorial Day weekend than Washington, DC. Memorials are our specialty, and DC celebrates with unique and meaningful events and exhibits designed to recognize the selfless service of our active duty military and veterans. Experience the country’s largest Memorial Day...

Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Route over the Arlington Memorial Bridge
13 Ways to Celebrate Women's History Month in Washington, DC

The nation’s capital is a great place to celebrate the success of women, especially during March, which carries the title of Women's History Month. There are plenty of ways to pay homage to the tremendous accomplishments of women, from checking out a new museum exhibit to experiencing a live show...

@peruvianmafiosa - Visitor at the National Museum of Women in the Arts - Women-focused attraction and museum in Washington, DC
6 Reasons to Attend the Citi Open This Summer in Washington, DC

One of DC’s longest-standing sports traditions, the Citi Open takes place at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center from July 27 – Aug. 4. Join the throngs of fans during this nine-day top-tier tennis event. You'll see talented players from the men's circuit compete for 500 rankings points – the only...

Citi Open summer tennis tournament - Pro sports tournament in Washington, DC
15 Things to Do This Weekend in Washington, DC

Check out our end-of-the-week picks and discover all of the best events, festivals, museum exhibits, concerts and more happening in the nation’s capital. Friday ‘Bonnard to Vuillard: The Intimate Poetry of Everyday Life’ – Final Weekend This Phillips Collection offers the work of “Nabis” (a Hebrew...

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Your Guide to the DC Jazz Festival

This year, the DC Jazz Festival will take place from June 7-16. Check out all the reasons why you should attend the festival and head over to dcjazzfest.org for the lineup, schedule and tickets. The DC JazzFest presented by Events DC has been a pillar in the DC community for 15 years, attracting...

Performance at DC Jazz Festival - Summer Music Festival in Washington, DC
5 Reasons to Visit Enchant Christmas in DC

The holiday season is a wondrous time in the nation's capital, as the city wears its seasonal spirit on its sleeve with awesome holiday displays and performances . This year, DC receives a special treat in the form of Enchant Christmas at Nationals Park , which can be added to the list of must-see...