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
October Festivals and Events in the Washington, DC, Area
Pouring wine at Vintage Virginia Wine Festival
June 2020 Festivals and Events in the Washington, DC Area
National Cherry Blossom Festival
How to Experience the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC
Dancers at Kids Euro Festival
November 2019 Festivals and Events in Washington, D.C.
Flags of different countries
Passport DC 2020 (Washington DC Embassy Open Houses)
Maryland Renaissance Festival
September Festivals and Events in the Washington, D.C., Area
Fall Colors at Arlington National Cemetery
10 Things to Do for Veterans Day in Washington, D.C.
2017 National Christmas Tree
National Christmas Tree Lighting
96th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting
Guide to Christmas in Washington, D.C.: Holiday Events and Attractions
Everything You Need to Know About the Washington, D.C. Cherry Trees
Washington Capitals
Washington, D.C., in January: 2020 Festivals and Events
Capitol Washington DC in autumn
Guide to Fall Festivals Around Washington, D.C.
ICE! at Gaylord National Resort
ICE! Christmas at Gaylord National: The Complete Guide
National Gallery Flower Mart
National Cathedral Flower Mart 2020
fireworks along the Columbia Lakefront
Columbia, Maryland Fourth of July Fireworks 2020
Antietam National Battlefield
Antietam National Battlefield's Annual Memorial Illumination
group dining together
Best 2019 Washington DC Food Festivals and Events
Bavarian couple dancing at Oktoberfest
Guide to Oktoberfest in Washington, DC: Festivals, Events, Things to Do
Lion Dance
Chinese New Year Around Washington, DC
Christmas Tree at National Harbor
Christmas at National Harbor
Close-up of bartender making cask beers at bar
10 Annual Beer Festivals in the Washington, DC Area
Cherry Blossoms
National Cherry Blossom Festival Transportation Guide
Pentagon 9/11 memorial
September 11 Memorial Events in Washington, D.C.
Runner lined up at the Alexandria Turkey Trot
Turkey Trots in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia
Dancers performing at the National Cherry Blossom Festival
Petalpalooza: National Cherry Blossom Festival 2020
celebration day in washington dc for the new year
10 Things to Do on New Year's Day in Washington, DC
Frederick Fireworks
Fourth of July Fireworks in Frederick, Maryland
National Mall Fireworks
National Mall Events: A Calendar of Annual Events
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
Holiday Markets in the Washington, DC, Area
Center Street, Old Town Manassas
Fourth of July Fireworks in Manassas, Virginia
Capitol christmas tree
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremonies Near Washington D.C.
Washington, D.C. Christmas tree
10 Ways to Celebrate the Holidays in Washington, D.C.
When Will the Washington DC Cherry Blossoms Bloom?
Capitol Christmas Tree
U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree in Washington, D.C.
Fireworks over the Capital Building
8 Ways to Celebrate New Year's Eve in Washington, DC
Christmas Tree Farm
Christmas Tree Farms Near Washington, D.C.
St. Patrick's Day ShamrockFest in Washington, DC
Christmas lights
Winter Lights Festival at Seneca Creek State Park: The Complete Guide
Woman performing dance at Fiesta DC
Latino Festival in Washington, D.C.
Washington Craft Show
Annual Craft Events and Art Festivals Near Washington D.C.
Christmas Lights
Lights on the Bay at Sandy Point State Park
Downtown Holiday Market Washington DC
Downtown Washington, D.C., Holiday Market
Busch Gardens
Christmas Town at Busch Gardens
White House, Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C. Black LGBT Pride
Government building lit up at night, Capitol Building, Washington DC, USA
Top Holiday Getaways Near 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
Leesburg's Loudoun County Fair
Memorial Day Parade Route
Washington, DC Memorial Day Parade Route Map
National Cherry Blossom Parade Route Map
Washington, D.C.: National Cherry Blossom Parade Route Map
Cherry Blossoms Map
Cherry Blossoms Maps for Washington, DC
Cherry Blossoms in DC
Top 10 Spring Events in Washington, D.C.
USA, Washington DC, Fourth of July parade on Constitution Avenue
Washington, DC Independence Day Parade
2020 National Memorial Day Parade in Washington
Columns in the National Arboretum
The 15 Best Gardens in the Washington, D.C. Area
All Set Restaurant & Bar
14 New Year's Eve Dining Spots in the Washington, D.C. Area
Washington National Cathedral at Night
Christmas at the National Cathedral: Concerts, Tours, and Services