Everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day, and truly this Parade is for everyone. It is a family day. A day when people come together to enjoy the sharing of culture, the celebration of being Irish or almost Irish and to enjoy a well-planned, well-run event that is worth the trip to Constitution Avenue to […]

Time:11:30am & 2:30pm Location: 3333 14th Street, NW Washington, DC. Contact: 202-234-7174. Don’t miss GALA’s traditional Three Kings celebration, featuring the Magi, live animals, local performers, a walk through the neighborhood, and gifts for every child. Free for the entire family!

Downtown DC welcomes Olympic-class horses and riders for jumping competitions, special exhibitions of musical freestyle dressage, bull riding, terrier races and more. 601 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004. 202-525-3679.

Downtown Richmond’s riverfront hosts a celebration of the roots, richness and variety of American culture through music, dance, traditional crafts, storytelling and food. The Richmond Folk Festival has become one of Virginia’s largest and most-loved events of the year and has been voted as the best musical festival in Richmond. On 2nd to 7th streets […]

An outdoor art gallery featuring 200 of the nation’s top award-winning artists. The free outdoor art festival will line six blocks of King Street showcasing sculptures, paintings, photography, glass, jewelry and more. Old Town Alexandria, from King Street to Washington Street east to Union Street. (561) 746-6615. Free.

An annual neighborhood festival with live music and international food from around the world, Adams Morgan Day has something for everyone! Enjoy sidewalk cafes, colorful vendors, cultural demonstrations and dances. The expanded Kid’s Fair has games, interactive science exhibits, clowns, and the Chinese Lion Dancers. 18th St. NW, between Florida Ave. and Columbia Rd., Washington, […]

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 patriotic classics and music that highlights the American landscape. West Lawn, U.S. Capitol, E. […]

The National Park Service turns 100 years old in 2016 and we want everyone to join the party! On 16 days in ’16, all National Park Service sites that charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to everyone. Explore more than 60 National Parks throughout the Capital Region including Shenandoah National Park, Assateague Island and […]

Come see the Nation’s only high wheel bike race. Racers make as many laps as they can on a half mile course in beautiful Downtown Frederick. Enjoy the antique bicycle display in front of City Hall. 124 N. Market Street, Frederick, Maryland.

Peru boasts a stunning vertical landscape that integrates a diversity of cultures and ecosystems. Experience these unique connections through cooking and craft demonstrations, music and dance performances, ritual and celebratory processions, and discussions.  4th Street & Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC. 202-633-6440.