Upcoming 2017 Washington D.C. Events


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Gourmet Gala 2017 is happening Tuesday, March 23. Photo By (March of Dimes/Official Website).

Gourmet Gala 2017 is happening Tuesday, March 23. Photo By (March of Dimes/Official Website).

gourmet gala 2017 - march of dimes benefit night

Over 50 Senators and House of Representatives will be coming together in a friendly food competition. Meet with officials, eat food from the cook-off, learn new recipes, and enjoy a great night! All proceeds will go to March of Dimes.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 23rd 6pm-11pm

LOCATION: National Building Museum
401 F St NW
Washington, DC 20001


Jazz in the Garden is every Friday, happening in the heart of D.C. Photo By (Zozi/Official Website).

Jazz in the Garden is every Friday, happening in the heart of D.C. Photo By (Zozi/Official Website).

jazz in the garden series

Kick off your summer by joining the National Gallery of Art for a jazz performance every Friday, starting May 26! Tune in and turn up to an eclectic setlist, composed and thoroughly written by the best local jazz artists around. Music will range from bossa nova, hot gypsy swing, and more! The event is free and is family-friendly. Be sure to bring out your sunglasses, your picnic blankets, and friends for this great night out in the town!

WHEN: Every Friday, May 26th - August 25th 5pm-8:30pm

LOCATION: The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
9th St & Constitution Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001


Alexa Carlin, Founder of the Women Empower Expo, is scheduled to speak. Photo By (Alexa Carlin/Official Website).

Alexa Carlin, Founder of the Women Empower Expo, is scheduled to speak. Photo By (Alexa Carlin/Official Website).

women empower expo

Come and attend D.C.'s very own Women Expower Expo! Live an empowered life by scouting through the expo, featuring hundreds of booths, businesses, speakers, and more! This is your chance to network, to discover new products, and to be inspired! The event is family-friendly, and men are allowed too!

WHEN: Saturday, May 27th 10am-5pm

LOCATION: Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mt Vernon Pl NW
Washington, DC 20001


The Washington National Cathedral, where the event will take place. Photo By (Dardanella/Facebook).

The Washington National Cathedral, where the event will take place. Photo By (Dardanella/Facebook).

the great Gatsby lawn party

Join hundreds of partygoers and hobb-nobbers for a 20s-style party! Bring on the flapper dresses, the boater hats, and spring flair. The party is family-friendly and will feature local vendors, a picnic area, photo shoot station, prohibition bars, and lawn games. Bring a date or a group of friends for the daytime event!

WHEN: Saturday, May 27th 11am-6pm

LOCATION: Washington National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016


june


The Smile Project will be a fun weekend-long event! Photo By (The Smile Project/Instagram).

The Smile Project will be a fun weekend-long event! Photo By (The Smile Project/Instagram).

The smile project carnival & concert

Broccoli City and University Fairs are hosting the ultimate summer carnival experience! Bring friends, family, boyfriends, and girlfriends to this smile-only event. There will be games, music, thrill rides, and local vendors to make your weekend an unforgettable one. Saki Jackson, of the Disney Channel original series Jessie, will be there in attendance! Be sure to sign up for the meet and greet. The carnival will be all fun and games. Not only will it be a summer weekend getaway, but it will also leave you smiling one way or another. Sign up and buy your tickets before they sell out!

WHEN: Thursday, June 2nd - Sunday, June 4th 4pm-11pm

LOCATION: RFK Stadium
2400 E Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003


Golden Cinema will be hosting 10 movies this summer. Photo By (Golden Cinema/Official Website).

Golden Cinema will be hosting 10 movies this summer. Photo By (Golden Cinema/Official Website).

golden cinema

Make plans to join Golden Cinema on their Friday outdoor movie downtown! Consider ditching the club or that night in for a chill hangout under the stars. Every Friday, they will project a recent movie, followed with activities for both kids and adults. The event is completely free, all you got to do is show up. Plus, there are a ton of retailers and restaurants in the area to scout. Bring a blanket, a buddy or two, and enjoy a relaxing night. Full listing of movies on official website.

WHEN: Every Friday, June 2nd - August 4th at sunset

LOCATION: Golden Triangle Business Improvement District
Connecticut Ave and K St
Washington, DC 20036


The Phillips Collection is participating in the event. Photo By (Washington.org/Official Website).

The Phillips Collection is participating in the event. Photo By (Washington.org/Official Website).

DuPont-kalorama museums consortium walk

Step out with your walking shoes and come by for the 34th Annual Dupont-Kalorama Museums Consortium Walk. Travel through D.C.'s finest neighborhood and experience five museums, all free of charge. Museums participating over the weekend include: Anderson House, Dumbarton House, National Museum of American Jewish Military History, The Phillips Collection, and the President Woodrow Wilson House. Special programming will also be made an option in addition to your weekend pursuits. Perfect occasion for a date, a best friend travel day, an anniversary, and more! 

WHEN: Saturday, June 3rd - Sunday, June 4th 11am-4pm

LOCATION: Various locations throughout D.C.


Capital Beer Classic happening Saturday, June 3. Photo By (Capital Beer Classic/Twitter).

Capital Beer Classic happening Saturday, June 3. Photo By (Capital Beer Classic/Twitter).

capital beer classic

Devil's Backbone is hosting this year's Capital Beer Classic, a day full of drinking, games, music, and more. Over 100+ different kinds of beers will be there, so the options are immense. VIP tickets will grant you access to the Redskins Locker Room, a sampling hour, and a hospitality space. General admission includes you an exclusive look at the player's tunnel and the many food/drinking options. Also, come on over and meet Redskins legend Clinton Portis!

WHEN: Saturday, June 3rd 4:30pm-7:30pm

LOCATION: FedEx Field
1600 FedEx Way
Landover, MD 20785


Night Nation Run is happening Saturday, June 17. Photo By (Night Nation Run/Official Website).

Night Nation Run is happening Saturday, June 17. Photo By (Night Nation Run/Official Website).

night nation run dc

Go for this amazing run under the stars - complete with top EDM beats, giveaways, and more! This is the first running music festival of its kind, and it's happening in the heart of D.C. Dance, skip, and run to the beat of the music at each step. There will be a ton of glowsticks, an illuminated racecourse, and an epic after party with some great DJs. Bring your concert crew, it's a night you don't want to miss out on! 

WHEN: Saturday, June 17th 5:30pm-11pm

LOCATION: RFK Stadium
2400 E Capitol St SE
Washington, DC 20003


Washington D.c. adventure hunt

Grab a friend or buddy and register for the hunt of the season! The Washington D.C. Adventure Hunt will take you on a quest toward new prizes and fun! The day will start with a set of clues, one of which will lead to another, all towards some great travel treasures! It's all for fun and games. Clues will lead to prizes like a 5-day paid trip to Panama, a zip-line canopy tour, GoPros, travel kits, adventure bundles, and more! Register now before the price goes up!

WHEN: Saturday, June 17th 9am

LOCATION: TBD
Washington, DC