Don't miss Santa at "the world's largest Christmas light maze" at Nationals Park
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 experiences this winter in the District. Here are five reasons why you simply have to bring the family (friends, significant other and everyone you know!) this spectacle.
Help Santa and save Christmas
The storyline at the backdrop of the "world’s largest Christmas light maze" is that Santa's reindeer have gone missing and he needs your help to save Christmas. As you go on the journey to help Mr. Claus, you'll experience dazzling light displays and plenty of magical moments.
Witness a 100-foot-tall "tree" fully aglow
Revel in awe and wonder at the spectacular 100-foot-tall, custom-designed pine tree sculpture, sure to be on Instagram feeds across the District. The glitz comes courtesy of some 250,000 lights!
Lace up your ice skates
Glide hand-in-hand along the lazy river-style ice skating trail with your loved one, date, kids or whoever you carve up the ice with. Bring your own skates or rent some at Enchant with ease.
Find the perfect gift at the Christmas Market
Let savory and sweet scents pull you into the Christmas Market, where you can feast on specially selected seasonal foods and drinks and peruse more than 60 artisan and local markers to find that perfect holiday gift. Be sure to save room for tailor-made treats created just for Enchant. Just say, ‘Yes!’ if someone asks, ‘May we Enchant that for you?’
Cozy up with blankets and a movie
Make a visit to the Enchant Cinema, which features excerpts from classic seasonal films like Rudolf the Red Nosed Reindeer and A Charlie Brown Christmas, as well as contemporary favorites like Elf and The Polar Express.