DC DUCKS EVENTS

First Sunday Arts Festival

August 6, 2017

Between May and October, Annapolis, Maryland, hosts its First Sunday Arts Festival on Calvert and West Street. This street festival offers arts and crafts booths, live entertainment and café dining. With free admission, this weekend event brings in a combined 45,000 visitors annually. West St & Calvert St, Annapolis, MD.

Christmas Illumination

December 15, 20175:30 pm to 9:00 pm. December 16, 20175:30 pm to 9:00 pm.

Join Mount Vernon for an evening of family-friendly fun and fireworks choreographed to holiday music, with fireworks beginning around 9PM. Take a stroll through the estate while being serenaded by local choirs, visit with re-enactors from the First Virginia Regiment in winter encampment, and learn 18th-century dance moves from costumed guides in the Greenhouse. George […]

First Sunday Arts Festival

July 2, 2017

Between May and October, Annapolis, Maryland, hosts its First Sunday Arts Festival on Calvert and West Street. This street festival offers arts and crafts booths, live entertainment and café dining. With free admission, this weekend event brings in a combined 45,000 visitors annually. West St & Calvert St, Annapolis, MD

Smithsonian Folk Life Festival

July 6, 2017 to July 9, 2017.

Presented by the Smithsonian Institution’s Center for Folk life and Cultural Heritage, the Smithsonian Folk life Festival celebrates our living cultural heritage. Taking place over the course of two weeks on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., the summer festival coincides with the Fourth of July. Founded in 1967, this free festival now draws more […]

A Capitol Fourth

July 4, 20178:00 pm to 9:30 pm.

On July Fourth, America’s national Independence Day celebration honors our country’s birthday with an all-star salute. Broadcast live on PBS from the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, this top-rated extravaganza features coverage from 20 cameras positioned around Washington, D.C., ensuring viewers are front and center for the greatest display of fireworks in the nation.

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DC Youth Daylong Tours at Smithsonian

June 8, 2017 9:00 am to June 30, 2017 4:00 pm.

DC Youth Tours is a new way for families to enhance their vacation and visit to Washington, D.C. DC Youth Tours specializes in engaging youth ages 8-15 years old in learning about the history, culture, innovations and fun of the Nation’s Capital!

Books & Brunch

June 17, 201710:00 am to 2:00 pm.

We are excited to bring you our annual Books & Brunch “A Celebration of Childhood Literacy”.We will feature authors of children’s and young adult literature books, have an author panel and of course, a delicious brunch. Comfort Inn Conference Center 4500 Crain Hwy, Bowie MD 20716

Around the World Embassy Tour

May 6, 20179:00 am to 4:00 pm.

More than 40 embassies will open their doors to DC visitors and residents Saturday, May 6. Participants can travel the world as they experience the food, art, dance, fashion, and music of different countries. In the past, visitors have been treated to karate demonstrations, dance performances, sari wrapping lessons, and henna demonstrations. FREE. Dupont Circle […]

National Cherry Blossom Festival

April 8, 201710:00 am to 12:00 pm.

One of DC’s largest spectator events, the energy-filled National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade® presented by Events DC runs for 10 blocks along iconic Constitution Avenue. Giant colorful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country, celebrity entertainers, and performers burst down the Parade route in a grand spectacle of music and showmanship seen […]

7th Annual Blossom Kite Festival

April 1, 201710:00 am to 4:30 pm.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is kicking off kite season. The seventh annual Blossom Kite Festival showcases the creativity of kite makers and skill of fliers from across the US and other countries through a variety of competitions and demonstrations, Rokkaku Battles and the Hot Tricks Showdown. Bring your own kites or children can make […]