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Metro DC Area

Events & Activities

Don't Miss Out on These Metro DC Events

When you live in the DC Metro area, every day is a party! There's always something new to try in this vibrant area, whether it's a new art gallery, cultural exhibition, or gourmet restaurant. Whatever you're passionate about, you're sure to find something fun and exciting when you live in the DC Metro area.

To give you an example, here's a selection of some of my favorite things to do in the area!

Local Activities

Historic Downtown

You can take a walking tour of Historic Downtown DC to see what's at the heart of this idyllic community. Some other top attractions include:

  • National Mall
  • Washington Monument
  • Lincoln Memorial
  • Pentagon Memorial

Music & Entertainment 

From live musical performances to the theater, DC is overflowing with local arts and culture. Here are some top entertainment areas:

  • Capital One Arena
  • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
  • DAR Constitution Hall

The Outdoors

The DC Metro area is brimming with beautiful parks and fun outdoor activities. Some top outdoor attractions include:

  • Rock Creek Park
  • C & O Canal Towpath in Georgetown
  • National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
  • Roosevelt Island

Community Events

From New Years Day to Christmas, the DC Metro area knows how to host a fun community event. Here are some popular DC events:

  • St. Patrick's Day Parade
  • White House Easter Egg Roll
  • Cherry Blossom Festival
  • Filmfest DC

Find an Attraction Near You

Annual Events in the DC Metro Area

St. Patrick's Day Parade

Get in touch with your Irish roots at this exciting DC tradition! This two-and-a-half hour parade begins at noon and features marching bands, floats, Irish dancers, antique cars, and much more!

event location

Place: Constitution Avenue, NW

event date

Dates: March 13, 2022

National Cherry Blossom Festival

It's the most beautiful time to be in DC! For 10 blocks alongside Constitution Avenue, take in the sights of giant balloons, elaborate floats, celebrity entertainers, and fantastic performers for this once-a-year display.

event location

Place: Constitution Avenue

event date

Dates: March 20, 2022 – April 17, 2022

Passport DC

Explore DC's bustling international culture at this month-long festival! For the first two Saturdays in May, enjoy open houses along Embassy Row. Many embassies even offer free international treats for guests!

event location

Place: Embassy Row

event date

Dates: May 2022

Flower Mart

For 77 years, the annual Flower Mart has been held as a benefit for the Cathedral's grounds. Come on out to this fun annual event to buy gorgeous flowers and plants, ride the antique carousel, and enjoy delicious food with your friends and neighbors.

event location

Place: Washington National Cathedral

event date

Dates: May 6 – 7, 2022

Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Offering everything from family activities and mouth-watering barbecue to live music and enticing giveaways, this summertime event is the place to be—but be warned, no other barbecue will compare to the plates you taste here! 

event location

Place: Historic Pennsylvania Avenue 

event date

Dates: June 25 – 26, 2022

H Street Festival

Held every year on the third Saturday of September, this exciting must-visit event has it all! Live music, delicious food, fantastic art, and the perfect opportunity to make new friends on H Street are just a few highlights.

event location

Place: H Street NE

event date

Dates: September 17, 2022

National Christmas Tree Lighting

It wouldn't be the holiday season without the annual Christmas Tree lighting ceremony at the White House. This beloved tradition is the perfect place to gather with friends and loved ones to welcome the holiday season.

event location

Place: President's Park

event date

Dates: December 2, 2022

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