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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

Upcoming Events in the DC Metro Area

First Lady inspired Afternoon Tea

Experience the First Lady Afternoon Tea at The St. Regis: indulge in exquisite desserts and pastries inspired by US First Ladies, accompanied by a fine selection of teas and optional Champagne pairings.

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Place: The St. Regis

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Dates: Daily, Now - Sep 17, 2023

Saturday Farmers Market

Discover a vibrant selection of fresh fruits, mouthwatering baked goods, ethical meats, stunning flowers, and more to satisfy your cravings and stock up your pantry every Saturday from 9am to 1pm at the corner of 4th and M St SW.

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Place: 4th and M St. SW

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Dates: Saturdays, Now - Sep 28, 2024

Sketching in Clay Exhibition

Discover the genius of Antonio Canova, Europe's renowned sculptor, as he transformed initial ideas into iconic marble masterpieces. Through the medium of clay, Canova swiftly crafted striking models that captured his imagination, paving the way for the creation of legendary sculptures.

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Place: National Gallery of Art

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Dates: Daily, Now - Oct 09, 2023

Annual Events in the DC Metro Area

DC Festival of Magic

Don't miss the DC Festival of Magic! Three nights of mind-bending entertainment with top magicians from across the country. Book your stay at the Capital Hilton for a truly magical weekend.

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Place: Capital Hilton

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Dates: Now - Sep 03, 2023

2023 DC State Fair

Don't miss the DC State Fair! Celebrate homegrown talents, indulge in contests for delicious mumbo sauce, photography, micro gardens, and kids' slime. Support local businesses. Join us for a thrilling day of excitement and community spirit!

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Place: Franklin Park

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Dates: Now - Sep 10, 2023

45th Annual Adams Morgan Day Festival

Join Adams Morgan Day, DC's iconic neighborhood festival! Celebrate 45 years of music, art, and fun for all ages. Experience global cuisine, vibrant music, and the unique spirit of Adams Morgan.

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Place: Adams Morgan Partnership BID

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Dates: Now - Sep 10, 2023

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.

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Place: H Street NE

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Dates: September 2023

First Saturdays

Discover a world of art and relaxation at the National Gallery of Art! Each month, indulge in fun and immersive experiences that include art making, captivating films, and surprise pop-up activities. Join us for a delightful journey that celebrates creativity and offers a unique way to engage with the arts.

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Place: National Gallery of Art

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Dates: Now - Dec 02, 2023

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.

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Place: President's Park

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Dates: December 2, 2022

First Friday: ArtWalk Dupont

Every month on the first Friday, there is a free Art Walk around greater Dupont Circle in art galleries, embassies, museums, and cultural institutes.  

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Place: Dupont Circle Business Improvement District 

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Dates: Now - Dec 06, 2024

Moving to the DC Metro Area?

Welcome to the community! I have a ton of resources to help you learn more about the area, find the perfect home, and get involved with organizations and causes you care about. Just give me a call, and we can chat about your real estate plans!