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
Food festivals, outdoor excitement, major sporting events – DC is ready for summer.

It’s summertime and the living isn’t only easy in DC, it’s often free thanks to festivals. Experience some of the world’s leading museums at no cost, take the elevator to the top of the Washington Monument and venture into our neighborhoods. Just get here soon, because now’s the time for outdoor music festivals, barbecue and baseball and making lasting memories.

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