Washington, D.C. Events & Holidays

Whether you're in town for a parade or a protest, we can help you find the best viewing spots, figure out the Metro, and learn to deal with the crowds.
National Mall Christmas tree with visitors illuminated with toy trains
Christmas Model Train Displays Near Washington, D.C.
Halloween At The White House
Halloween Parades in the Washington, DC, Area
Washington DC
Festivals and Events in the Capital Region This October
Pouring wine at Vintage Virginia Wine Festival
June 2020 Festivals and Events in the Washington, DC Area
National Cherry Blossom Festival
Best Ways to Enjoy the Washington, D.C. Cherry Blossom Festival
Dancers at Kids Euro Festival
What to Do in November in Washington, D.C.
Flags of different countries
See the World's Embassies at Passport DC
Maryland Renaissance Festival
What to Do in September in Washington, D.C. (Festivals and Events)
Arlington national Cemetery
Honor American Heroes on Veterans Day in Washington, D.C.
2017 National Christmas Tree
National Christmas Tree Lighting in Washington, D.C.
96th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting
Guide to Christmas in Washington, D.C.
Everything to Know About the Washington DC Cherry Trees
Washington Capitals
What to Do in January 2020 in the Washington, D.C., area
Capitol Washington DC in autumn
12 Best Fall Festivals Around Washington, D.C.
Gaylord National's ICE!
Gaylord National Resort's ICE! A Must See Holiday Spectacular
National Gallery Flower Mart
Check Out the National Cathedral Flower Mart Festival in DC
fireworks along the Columbia Lakefront
4th of July Fireworks in Columbia, Maryland
Antietam National Battlefield
Honor Fallen Soldiers at the Antietam National Battlefield
group dining together
Best 2019 Washington DC Food Festivals and Events
Bavarian couple dancing at Oktoberfest
Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in Washington, D.C.
Lion Dance
How to Celebrate Chinese New Year in Washington, DC
Christmas Tree at National Harbor
Celebrate Christmas at National Harbor
Close-up of bartender making cask beers at bar
A Calendar of Annual Beer Festivals Near Washington, DC
Cherry Blossoms
Getting Around Washington, D.C. During the Cherry Blossom Festival
Pentagon 9/11 memorial
September 11 Memorial Events in Washington, D.C.
Runner lined up at the Alexandria Turkey Trot
Help Fight Hunger Participating in a Turkey Trot Near Washington, D.C.
Dancers performing at the National Cherry Blossom Festival
All About the National Cherry Blossom Festival's Petalpalooza
celebration day in washington dc for the new year
10 Things to Do on New Year's Day in Washington, DC
Frederick Fireworks
Celebrate the Fourth of July With Fireworks in Frederick, Maryland
National Mall Fireworks
What are the Major Annual Events on the National Mall?
Cherry blossoms along the Tidal Basin in Washington, DC
April Festivals and Events Around Washington, DC
USA, Washington DC, Illuminared Christmas tree with White House in background
Find Unique Gifts this Season at Holiday Markets in Washington, DC
Center Street, Old Town Manassas
Celebrate the Fourth of July in Manassas, Virginia
Capitol christmas tree
Attend Dozens of Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies Near Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. Christmas tree
10 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Washington, D.C.
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When Will the Washington DC Cherry Blossoms Bloom?
Capitol Christmas Tree
Visit the Capitol Christmas Tree This Holiday Season
Fireworks over the Capital Building
8 Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Washington, DC
Christmas Tree Farm
11 Best Christmas Tree Farms Near Washington, D.C.
Enjoy a Day of Irish Fun at ShamrockFest in Washington, DC
Christmas lights
Drive Through the Christmas Lights at Seneca Creek State Park
Woman performing dance at Fiesta DC
Celebrate Latino Culture at Fiesta DC
Washington Craft Show
7 Annual Craft Shows in the Washington D.C. Area
Christmas Lights
See Christmas Lights Sparkle on the Chesapeake Bay
Downtown Holiday Market Washington DC
Shop for Unique Gifts at D.C.'s Downtown Holiday Marketplace
Busch Gardens
Celebrate the Holidays at Christmas Town: Busch Gardens Williamsburg
White House, Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. Black LGBT Pride: Memorial Day Weekend
Government building lit up at night, Capitol Building, Washington DC, USA
Top Holiday Getaways Near the Washington, D.C.
Baltimore New Year fireworks show
5 New Year's Eve Fireworks Displays Near Washington, DC
People cheersing with Oktoberfest beer
Celebrating Oktoberfest in Reston, Virginia
Loudoun County Fair
Family Fun at the Loudoun County Fair!
Memorial Day Parade Route
See a Map of the Washington, DC Memorial Day Parade Route
National Cherry Blossom Parade Route Map
See a Map of the National Cherry Blossom Parade Route
Cherry Blossoms Map
See a Map of the Cherry Blossoms in Washington, DC
Cherry Blossoms in DC
10 Best Spring Events in Washington, D.C.
USA, Washington DC, Fourth of July parade on Constitution Avenue
Guide to the Washington, D.C. Independence Day Parade
2020 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington
Columns in the National Arboretum
Explore The Best Gardens in the Washington, D.C. Area
All Set Restaurant & Bar
Where to Eat for New Year's Eve in the Washington, D.C. Area
Washington National Cathedral at Night
Celebrate Christmas at Washington's National Cathedral