Summer

Summer: See how DC does summer vacation.

100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: Outdoor Concerts

During the spring and summer these outdoor concerts in the nation's capital provide great atmosphere for enjoying a night out, and are often free to attend. Make sure to check official websites for dates, times and specific locations.

Summer Concert at WWII Memorial
100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: Summer in DC

There are plenty of exciting summertime recreation options in the District that won't dent your wallet. Read on to make the most out of your summer vacation in Washington, DC. And if you're looking for even more discounted fun this summer, get up to 40% off on popular paid attractions with the Go...

Family on National Mall near Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture - Summer Vacation in Washington, DC
11 Things to Do This Weekend in Washington, DC

Friday Celebrate Belgian National Day To top off Belgian Restaurant Week , many DC restaurants are offering specials in honor of Belgian National Day this Friday. City Tap House will feature a mini tap takeover with Ommegang and other Belgian ales, and will offer Belgian food specials throughout...

Capitol Riverfront - Friday Night Concert - Washington, DC
40+ Things to Do This July in Washington, DC

Events Smithsonian Folklife Festival – Until July 4, July 6-9 The free Smithsonian Folklife Festival salutes different international and American cultures every year on the National Mall with craft exhibits, live music, cooking demos and an expansive marketplace full of pottery, books, textiles,...

Georgetown Sunset Cinema - Summer Outdoor Movie Series in Washington, DC
4 Reasons to Check Out the Quicken Loans National

The Quicken Loans National is the perfect summer activity, bringing the excitement of a premier PGA Tour tournament featuring top professionals from around the world to the TPC Potomac in Potomac, Md. from June 26 – July 2. From following your favorite golfer to hanging out at one of the public...

Quicken Loans National - PGA Golf Tournament Near Washington, DC - Summer Events in DC
15 Things to Do on Memorial Day Weekend in Washington, DC

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

Rolling Thunder Memorial Day Route over the Arlington Memorial Bridge
20 Ways to Celebrate Labor Day Weekend in Washington, DC

We’re taking the work out of making your Labor Day weekend plans. Come to Washington, DC and your summer is guaranteed to end with a bang! Here are 20 ways to make the trip a memorable one.

Family canoeing on Potomac River past Kennedy Center, Washington DC
8 Reasons to Catch a Washington Nationals Game

The Washington Nationals , champions of the National League East in 2016, return to action with their Opening Day game against the Miami Marlins on April 3. Throughout the spring and summer, Bryce Harper, Max Scherzer and Trea Turner will look to propel the Nats toward their first World Series...

Washington Nationals - Things to Do This Spring and Summer in Washington, DC
Outdoor Activities & Adventures in Washington, DC

Walk your way through DC and beyond With its ample sidewalks, abundant public parks and miles of panoramic trails, Washington, DC is an extremely exercise-friendly destination. Want to take advantage of all your fitness options? We suggest you start by exploring Rock Creek Park . The 2,000-acre...

5 Local Food & Drink Trends to Try Right Now in Washington, DC

From Nauti Foods ’ floating truck food concept to food incubators like Union Kitchen and EatsPlace , which offer pop-up edible experiences galore, DC is the place to be if you crave unique foodie experiences. From Union Market to mouthwatering dishes served by celebrity chefs , here are the latest...

Boozy Adult Popsicles at DNV Rooftop - Kimpton Donovan Hotel in Downtown Washington, DC