Washington D.C. Events
Don't miss out on some of the great annual events in Washington, D.C. These events hold strong tradition and bring excitement to the city. You won't want to miss out!
|National Cherry Blossom Festival||Late March - April||Celebrate the start of spring as the Cherry Blossom trees bloom across D.C. There are lots of events and celebrations to welcome spring and enjoy the beautiful gift from Japan over 100 years ago.|
|Passport D.C.||May||Experience the international cultural diversity of D.C. You can travel around the world without leaving D.C. with tours and events at over 70 embassies. Don't miss out on the European Union Open House - one of the most popular events!|
|D.C. Jazz Festival||June||
This is the largest music festival in D.C. bringing together musical talent from across the world with over 100 performances in venues across the city including the Kennedy Center, The Howard Theatre, and The Hamilton.
Held during the first full week of June each year, this festival celebrates the LGBT community across the Nation's capital. There are exciting events and activities throughout the week. Be sure to catch the parade!
|Smithsonian Folklife Festival||July||Folklife and cultural comes to life on the National Mall for 2 weeks each July, overlapping with the July 4th holiday. Free to the public, the festival brings in thousands of musicians, artists, performers, storytellers, cooks and craftspeople for everyone to enjoy.|
|July 4 Fireworks||July 4||
Celebrate Independence Day on the National Mall starting with a parade down Constitution Avenue and culminating with a spectacular fireworks display over the Washington Monument.
|Restaurant Week||January & August||Enjoy this culinary experience across Washington, D.C. with 3-course lunches and dinner offered at great prices at over 200 restaurants. Reservations book up FAST. Be sure to make your reservations prior to arrival in D.C. by contacting your restaurant of choice directly or contact the concierge at 202-457-9150 for assistance.|
|National Christmas Tree Lighting||December||Welcome the holiday season with this celebration as the President lights the National Christmas Tree.|