Discover what H Street, an area known for its performing arts venues and quirky nightclubs, and its surrounding neighborhood has to offer at this annual fun festival.
Washington, DC is an international crossroads packed with historic monuments, captivating museums, eclectic restaurants and diverse neighborhoods.
Washington, DC is home to iconic monuments, fascinating museums and so much more. From the dramatic Greek architecture of the rock-solid buildings to the mix of international cultures, you never forget you're in the powerhouse of the USA. But there's lighter fun to be had – lively neighborhoods, sprawling parks, award-winning dining and fabulous shopping await.
Celebrating its tenth year, this event boasts one of the most spectacular outdoor shopping environments in the region. Bringing a unique and festive shopping “village” to the heart of Downtown DC, the market offers hundreds of diverse gift items such as jewelry, pottery, paintings and textiles from 60 exhibitors each day. Check back as the exhibitors rotate and the selection of goods will vary daily. While you’re shopping, enjoy lively seasonal entertainment and festive treats.
Downtown DC welcomes Olympic-class horses and riders for jumping competitions, special exhibitions of musical freestyle dressage, bull riding, terrier races and more.
It’s OK to be car-free in the nation’s capital, and Cultural Tourism DC showcases that annually with Walkingtown and Bikingtown DC. The 10-day event features walking and bike tours that introduce participants to the District’s unique neighborhoods.
The Nation’s Triathalon invites athletes to run, bike and swim their way past DC’s famous monuments and memorials in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
The DC Shorts Festival spotlights independent short films with screenings, plus discussions with the established and emerging filmmakers who created them.
The nation’s capital celebrates the blues with the annual DC Blues Festival. The one-day event features a who’s who in the jazz world. Plus, kids will love the family-friendly workshops and instrument “petting zoo.”
The National Symphony Orchestra performs a free Labor Day Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol each year, the Sunday before Labor Day. The annual concert, produced by the Kennedy Center, celebrates the beginning of the performing arts season featuring Principal Pops Conductor Steven Reineke and musical selections made by composer, vocalist and pianist Tony DeSare. In addition to patriotic classics, the Labor Day Concert will include music that highlights the American landscape.
Rev your engine at Walter E. Washington Convention Center with more than 700 vehicles from over 42 domestic and import manufacturers.
Hunt for that perfect find among dozens of high-end antiques dealers at this four-day show.