Winter

Seasonal celebrations, exciting performances and more make for winter whimsy in the District.

Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate in Washington, DC

Brace yourselves, winter is here and along with it, the bitter cold. How will you weather the storm? We’ve got your survival guide right here, and it involves hot, melted chocolate beverages that are sweet, sinfully delicious and sometimes very adult.

@icecreamjubilee - Nutella Hot Chocolate from Ice Cream Jubilee - Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate in Washington, DC
Everything You Need to Know About DC's Downtown Holiday Market

Where is the Downtown Holiday Market? What’s nearby? Located at 8th and F Streets NW, the Downtown Holiday Market holds down the area in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery . Now in its 15th year, its bright lights bring Penn Quarter and Chinatown to life,...

Holiday Shopping at the Downtown Holiday Market - Christmas and Holiday Market 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...

20 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
Neighborhood Guide to Winter Restaurant Week in Washington, DC

DC was named "The Most Exciting Food City in America" by Bloomberg just before the new year. One great way to dig in to its dynamite restaurant scene is to book a table during Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, which runs between Jan. 13-19, 2020. Reserve a table today at any of the 200+...

Couple dining at Jose Andres' China Chilcano in Penn Quarter DC - Bib Gourmand restaurants in Washington, DC
12 Ways to Make the Most of Winter in Washington, DC

Wintertime is always the right time to visit DC. When the temperatures drop, the District heats up with fireside dining, world-class theater and dazzling light displays. Plan the best vacation ever and discover holiday magic in Washington, DC.

Friends gathered around the fire at The Wharf - Ways to make the most of Winter in Washington, DC
The Best Things to Do at Washington Nationals Winterfest

Fans of all ages can catch World Series champion players, coaches and mascots at the 2020 Nationals Winterfest on Jan. 11 and 12 at Nationals Park. From meet-and-greets to baseball-themed activities and games, fans won’t want to miss this fun-filled two-day event. In anticipation of this year’s...

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15 Holiday-Themed Theater Performances & Shows in Washington, DC

As the winter holidays near, Christmas music blares from stereos, holiday displays and lights illuminate the District and, most importantly, you need ways to let your seasonal spirit flourish. The nation’s capital has plenty of options, so get that ugly sweater ready for a month’s worth of revelry...

The Washington Ballet's Nutcracker - Holiday Performances in 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
Holidays in the White House: First Family Traditions

Holidays at the White House are a family affair…with thousands of guests. Each December, the president and their family deck the White House’s halls and opens the doors for dozens of parties and public tours. It’s a big job to prepare the country’s most famous residence for a month of celebrations...

The White House and the National Christmas Tree - Presidential Holiday Traditions in Washington, DC