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Washington DC Events Calendar 2024/2025.
“DC.Events” guides all epic events in the city and around DC. Embark on an enriching journey through Washington, DC, with our comprehensive event calendar, designed to guide you through the city’s vibrant tapestry of cultural and recreational activities. Our calendar navigates the capital’s most sought-after events, from electrifying concerts and captivating theatrical productions to family-friendly gatherings, Broadway shows, grand operas, elegant ballet performances, and thrilling sporting competitions. Please avail yourself of our 100% guaranteed tickets at competitive prices, including exclusive VIP packages. Dive into the heart of DC and experience its multifaceted charm like never before! Enjoy the best entertainment events this season.

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  • Capital City Blues Festival: Calvin Richardson, King George, Pokey Bear, Tucka & J-WONN
    Feb
    23
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Fri
    Capital City Blues Festival: Calvin Richardson, King George, Pokey Bear, Tucka & J-WONN
    20006, 1776 D Street NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $111
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  • Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
    Feb
    23
    2024
    8:00 PM
    Fri
    Prices from $27
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  • Audien & Jason Ross
    Feb
    23
    2024
    9:00 PM
    Fri
    20018, 2135 Queens Chapel Rd NE, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $54
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  • Jordan Jensen
    Feb
    23
    2024
    9:30 PM
    Fri
    22204, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, US
    Prices from $46
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  • Niko Moon
    Feb
    23
    2024
    10:00 PM
    Fri
    20001, 815 V St. N.w., Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $29
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  • Barely Alive
    Feb
    23
    2024
    10:00 PM
    Fri
    20005, 1420 K St NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $55
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  • Feb
    23
    2024
    10:30 PM
    Fri
    20001, 620 T Street, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $27
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  • Giraffes Can't Dance - The Musical
    Feb
    24
    2024
    11:00 AM
    Sat
    20110, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA, US
    Prices from $32
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  • Feb
    24
    2024
    11:00 AM
    Sat
    21201, 1212 Cathedral St, Baltimore, MD, US
    Prices from $41
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  • Towson Tigers vs. Charleston Cougars
    Feb
    24
    2024
    12:00 PM
    Sat
    21204, 8000 York Rd, Towson, MD, US
    Prices from $20
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  • Loyola Greyhounds vs. Rutgers Scarlet Knights
    Feb
    24
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Sat
    Prices from $31
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  • UMBC Retrievers Women's Basketball vs. New Hampshire Wildcats
    Feb
    24
    2024
    1:00 PM
    Sat
    UMBC Retrievers Women's Basketball vs. New Hampshire Wildcats
    21250, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD, US
    Prices from $23
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  • American Ballet Theatre: Swan Lake
    Feb
    24
    2024
    1:30 PM
    Sat
    20566, 2700 F Street, Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $444
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  • Georgetown Hoyas Women's Basketball vs. Butler Bulldogs
    Feb
    24
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    Georgetown Hoyas Women's Basketball vs. Butler Bulldogs
    20057, 3700 O St., N.W, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $25
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  • Coppin State Eagles Women's Basketball vs. Norfolk State Spartans
    Feb
    24
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    21216, 2500 W North Ave., Baltimore, MD, US
    Prices from $31
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  • Next to Normal
    Feb
    24
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    Next to Normal
    20814, 7501 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD, US
    Prices from $132
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  • Sensory Friendly Performance: Giraffes Can't Dance
    Feb
    24
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    Sensory Friendly Performance: Giraffes Can't Dance
    20110, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA, US
    Prices from $32
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  • Feb
    24
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    22102, 7750 Capital One Tower Rd., Tysons Corner, VA, US
    Prices from $74
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  • Peter Pan - Theatrical Production
    Feb
    24
    2024
    2:00 PM
    Sat
    Prices from $54
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  • George Mason Patriots Women's Basketball vs. Richmond Spiders
    Feb
    24
    2024
    3:00 PM
    Sat
    George Mason Patriots Women's Basketball vs. Richmond Spiders
    22030, 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA, US
    Prices from $28
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  • Feb
    24
    2024
    4:00 PM
    Sat
    MIAA Basketball Championships
    21250, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD, US
    Prices from $33
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  • Howard Bison vs. Morgan State Bears
    Feb
    24
    2024
    4:00 PM
    Sat
    20059, Girard Streets N.W., Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $39
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  • Coppin State Eagles vs. Norfolk State Spartans
    Feb
    24
    2024
    4:00 PM
    Sat
    Prices from $31
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  • American University Eagles Women's Basketball vs. Colgate Raiders
    Feb
    24
    2024
    4:00 PM
    Sat
    20016, 4400 Massachussetts Ave., Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $25
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  • Feb
    24
    2024
    5:00 PM
    Sat
    20110, 10960 George Mason Circle, Manassas, VA, US
    Prices from $56
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  • Feb
    24
    2024
    5:30 PM
    Sat
    57107, 2210 W. Pentagon Place, Sioux Falls, SD, US
    Prices from $30
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  • Shear Madness
    Feb
    24
    2024
    6:00 PM
    Sat
    20566, 2700 F Street Nw, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $95
    Tickets
  • Vladimir Caamano
    Feb
    24
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    20037, 1523 22nd St NW, Washington, DC, US
    Prices from $66
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  • Pantera
    Feb
    24
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    21201, 201 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD, US
    Prices from $36
    Tickets
  • Jordan Jensen
    Feb
    24
    2024
    7:00 PM
    Sat
    22204, 2903 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, US
    Prices from $48
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Entertainment Guide

Discover the vibrant pulse of Washington, DC: Beyond politics. Washington, DC, unfolds as a city vibrant with cultural richness and entertainment diversity, far removed from its political heartbeat. Throughout the year, the capital buzzes with various events catering to every taste and interest. From high-energy concerts at illustrious venues like the Capital One Arena to dramatic performances at iconic theaters such as the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, the city offers a palette of experiences. Sporting lovers are not left wanting, with venues like the EagleBank Arena hosting thrilling matches. Washington, DC, invites locals and visitors alike to explore its multifaceted charm, promising discoveries in every corner. Join in the exploration and experience of the city in its myriad, vivid shades!

Things To Do in Winter

  • Winter Wonders in Washington, D.C.: As the winter chill envelopes Washington, D.C., the city transforms into a bustling hub of cultural festivities, offering an array of events and activities that cater to a wide range of interests. From the melodic strings of classical music at the Kennedy Center to the energetic dribbles in the Capital One Arena, the nation’s capital is a haven for enthusiasts of the arts, sports, and family entertainment. Let’s dive into some of the season’s highlights that promise to make your winter in D.C. unforgettable.
  • Melodic Evenings and Theatrical Magic: The Kennedy Center stands as a beacon of musical excellence, hosting an eclectic mix of performances spanning the spectrum from classical music’s timeless compositions to the vibrant rhythms of contemporary bands. Not far behind, the 9:30 Club, with its legendary status, serves as a crucible for musical diversity, showcasing renowned and emerging talents across various genres. For those enchanted by the dramatic arts, the National Theatre and the Shakespeare Theatre Company offer a gateway into the world of theatrical brilliance. While the former brings Broadway’s sparkle to D.C. through popular shows and musicals, the latter immerses audiences in the profound narratives and eloquence of Shakespearean plays, executed with unparalleled artistry.
  • Athletic Thrills and Operatic Splendor: Sports fans have a treat in store at the Capital One Arena, the battleground for the Washington Capitals and the Washington Wizards, where the thrill of hockey and basketball games electrifies the atmosphere. Soccer fans aren’t left out, with Audi Field offering the chance to witness the prowess of D.C. United in action. The winter season also presents a unique opportunity to indulge in the grandeur of opera and ballet. The Washington National Opera at the Kennedy Center showcases a repertoire of opera productions that are both visually and acoustically stunning. Meanwhile, the Washington Ballet’s annual rendition of “The Nutcracker” is a festive tradition that continues to enchant audiences of all ages.
  • Festive Family Fun and Seasonal Splendors: For families, the Smithsonian Museums emerge as a treasure trove of educational and engaging activities that defy the winter’s cold. The Warner Theatre complements this with family-friendly performances, from holiday specials to enchanting children’s shows. Adding to the winter charm are the seasonal ice skating rinks, like the one nestled in the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden, and the vibrant holiday markets and festivals, such as the Downtown Holiday Market and Georgetown GLOW, which illuminate the city with festive joy.
  • Insider Tips for a Fulfilling Experience: To make the most of D.C.’s winter offerings, staying updated with the event calendars of each venue is critical for securing tickets to your desired performances. Given the city’s unpredictable winter weather, a backup indoor activity plan is wise. Moreover, the digital realm offers a cozy alternative with various virtual events and concerts, allowing you to savor the cultural richness of D.C. from the comfort of your home.

This winter, let Washington, D.C.’s cultural landscape inspire you. Whether you’re drawn to the arts, live for the excitement of sports, or seek family-friendly fun, the city’s winter tapestry is woven with opportunities to create lasting memories.

Things To Do in The Spring

  • Spring Spectacles: A Cultural Carousel in Washington, DC.
    As the cherry blossoms begin to bloom and the city shakes off the chill of winter, Washington, DC, transforms into a vibrant hub for a wide array of events that cater to every taste and interest. From the laughter-filled halls of theaters to the electrifying energy of sports arenas, the capital city has a cultural vibrancy that promises unforgettable experiences.
  • Theater & Performing Arts: A Blend of Humor and Fantasy.
    This spring, the theater scene in Washington, DC, is particularly enthralling, with performances that range from the comedic genius of “The Book of Mormon” at the National Theatre to the darkly whimsical world of “Little Shop of Horrors” at Ford’s Theatre. These acclaimed musicals offer entertainment and a rich, immersive experience with stories that combine humor with a touch of fantasy, showcasing the city’s commitment to diverse theatrical expressions.
  • Concerts and Music Events: A Symphony of Sounds.
    The city’s music scene is equally dynamic, featuring an eclectic mix of genres and artists. Venues like The Birchmere Music Hall and the 9:30 Club are buzzing with the soulful tunes of Rosanne Cash and the modern rhythms of Tinashe, creating a symphony of sounds that resonate with music lovers of all stripes. Furthermore, the Kennedy Center Theatre Lab’s “Shear Madness” presents a unique concoction of comedy and mystery, serving as a testament to the city’s innovative approach to musical entertainment.
  • Sporting Events: The Thrill of Competition.
    For those who revel in the thrill of competition, Washington, DC’s sporting events offer a front-row seat to electrifying basketball matchups, such as the Washington Wizards vs. Cleveland Cavaliers at the Capital One Arena. The spirited games between college teams like the George Mason Patriots and Loyola Chicago Ramblers highlight the city’s vibrant sports culture, providing fans with heart-pounding action and a communal sense of pride.
  • Family Shows and Activities: Adventures for All Ages.
    Beyond the stages and arenas, Washington, DC, extends a warm invitation to families looking for adventures that educate and entertain. The city’s iconic monuments, museums, and outdoor activities along the scenic waterfront are perfect for creating lasting memories, ensuring every family member finds something to marvel at.

As spring ushers in a season of renewal, Washington, DC, stands ready to enchant its visitors with a rich tapestry of cultural offerings. Whether you’re drawn to the dramatic, the comedic, or the competitive, the capital city promises an array of events that entertain and celebrate its audience’s diverse interests. To ensure a spot at these must-see events, it’s advisable to visit the official websites or ticketing platforms for more details and to plan your visit.

Things To So in the Summer

  • Washington, DC’s Summer Spectacular: A Guide to the Season’s Best.
    As the summer sun casts its warm glow over the nation’s capital, Washington, DC, transforms into a vibrant playground for locals and visitors alike. With many activities ranging from outdoor concerts to thrilling sporting events, the city offers an eclectic mix to cater to every taste and interest. Here’s your ultimate guide to maximizing Washington’s summer offerings.
  • Melodic Evenings: Concerts Under the Stars.
    The National Mall, with its iconic backdrop, becomes a haven for music lovers with its free outdoor concerts. The summer series promises unforgettable evenings where melodies blend with the whispers of history. For those seeking a more intimate musical experience, the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts is unmatched. Nestled in nature, its amphitheater hosts various performances, from classical symphonies to chart-topping bands, ensuring every visit is a unique auditory adventure.
  • Theatrical Delights: A Cultural Tapestry.
    The city’s theater scene flourishes in the summer. The Shakespeare Theatre Company continues to enchant with its exquisite renditions of the Bard’s masterpieces and contemporary plays. Meanwhile, The Kennedy Center is a beacon of performing arts, presenting everything from Broadway spectacles to cutting-edge shows, making each visit a brush with the extraordinary.
  • Heart-Pounding Action: Sporting Thrills.
    Sports enthusiasts have much to cheer for with the Washington Nationals and DC United in full swing. The crack of the bat at Nationals Park and the roar of the crowd at Audi Field encapsulate the spirit of American sportsmanship, offering families and fans a day filled with excitement and camaraderie.
  • Jazz in the Air: Festivals That Swing.
    Jazz fans can bask in the soulful strains of the Capital Jazz Fest and the DC Jazz Festival. These events, set against the city’s picturesque venues, showcase a lineup of legendary and emerging jazz talents, making them a pilgrimage for genre lovers.
  • Elegance and Grace: Opera and Ballet.
    The Washington National Opera and The Washington Ballet at The Kennedy Center offer high culture with their summer performances. From timeless operas to breathtaking ballets, these shows are a testament to the city’s rich artistic heritage.
  • Family Fun: Interactive and Educational Experiences.
    The Smithsonian Folklife Festival and Screen on the Green bring families together for moments of learning and leisure. Whether exploring global cultures through dance and crafts or enjoying a classic movie under the stars, these events are perfect for creating lasting memories.
  • Beyond the Stage: Other Summer Essentials.
    No summer in DC is complete without a visit to the Smithsonian Museums and the National Zoo, where special exhibitions and adorable animals await. For a different view of the capital, a Potomac River Cruise offers panoramic vistas of its famous monuments and landmarks.

Washington, DC’s summer is a mosaic of experiences, each promising to leave you with vivid memories and a yearning to return. Whether you’re a music lover, sports fan, theatergoer, or simply searching for family fun, the capital’s summer scene has something for everyone.

Things To Do in Autumn

  • Embracing Autumn in Washington DC: A Tapestry of Cultural Richness and Historical Charm.
    As the leaves begin their colorful transformation, Washington, DC, unfolds a splendid palette of activities that capture the essence of autumn. This season, the capital city is not just a hub of political discourse but a vibrant stage for an array of events that cater to every taste, from the cultural connoisseur and history buff to the sports enthusiast and family adventurer.
  • Cultural Celebrations and Historical Journeys.
    Autumn in DC is synonymous with cultural immersion and historical exploration. The Fall Harvest Festival at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, slated for October 21-22, offers a unique time travel experience to the 18th century. Here, visitors can engage in traditional activities and farming demonstrations, such as candle-making and colonial cooking, offering a tactile connection to America’s past. The mosaic of cultural festivities continues with the Mosaic Fall Festival on September 23-24, boasting over 90 vendors showcasing handmade and vintage treasures alongside live entertainment and children’s activities, crafting a community tapestry of artistic expression. The City of Fairfax enhances the seasonal charm with its Fall Festival on October 14, inviting families to revel in arts, crafts, and melodies that echo the communal spirit. The H Street Festival and the National Book Festival stand out as cultural landmarks, celebrating the vibrant local neighborhoods and the literary genius that permeates the city. At the same time, the Taste of Georgetown offers a culinary tour de force, highlighting the upscale neighborhood’s gastronomic delights.
  • Athletic Prowess and Outdoor Adventures.
    The cooler climes of autumn also herald the sports season in the capital, with the Washington Wizards, Capitals, Commanders, and Nationals drawing fans to thrilling encounters that encapsulate the city’s competitive spirit. Beyond the stadiums, the city’s historic neighborhoods become a backdrop for thematic walking tours. They offer a picturesque journey through the architectural and natural beauty of areas like Dupont Circle and Georgetown, adorned in their fall finery.
  • Artistic Beats and Educational Treats.
    The Kennedy Center stands as a beacon of artistic excellence, offering free concerts ranging from the soulful rhythms of jazz to the engaging narratives of plays, ensuring that the city’s cultural heartbeat is accessible to all. The Smithsonian Museums invite exploratory minds of all ages with diverse exhibits that promise a day well spent pursuing knowledge and creativity.
  • Festive Flair and Family Fun.
    The Adams Morgan Apple Festival, with its apple-themed delights and pie contest, adds a quintessential fall flavor to the city’s offerings. The National Children’s Museum and various Halloween parties across the city ensure the younger demographics fully engage in the seasonal spirit. Meanwhile, the DC Wine Fest in mid-October presents an extraordinary odyssey that invites adults to savor the richness of local and international vintages.

As Washington DC dons its autumnal cloak, the city becomes a canvas of experiences that intertwine the threads of culture, history, sports, and family fun into a rich mosaic of seasonal celebration. Whether you’re drawn by the allure of cultural festivals, the thrill of sports, or the simple joy of family-friendly activities, the capital city promises an autumnal adventure that resonates with the diverse tapestry of human interests. For a deeper dive into the city’s seasonal offerings, the official Washington DC tourism website and local event guides stand ready to chart your course through this autumnal wonderland.