Best Summer Ever

Your ultimate guide to summer in Washington, DC

Best Summer Ever - Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and More - Things to Do This Summer in Washington, DC
Holidays, food festivals, outdoor excitement and more – DC is ready for summer.

It’s summertime and the living isn’t only easy in DC, it’s often free thanks to can't-miss festivals featuring everything from jazz music to the wonders of barbecue. Experience some of the world’s leading museums at no cost, stroll along the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool and venture into our neighborhoods. Just get here soon, because now’s the time for outdoor adventures, baseball and making lasting memories.

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