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
Holiday celebrations, food festivals, Fourth of July fireworks and more – the District is ready for summer.

It’s summertime and the living isn't only easy in Washington, DC, it’s often free thanks to can't-miss festivals featuring everything from jazz to the wonders of barbecue, summer holiday parades and fireworks. Experience some of the world’s leading museums at no cost, stroll along the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool and venture into dynamic neighborhoods. Just get here soon, because now’s the time to make monumental memories, from waterfront adventures and rooftop views to outdoor movies and pandas at the National Zoo.