Strathmore

Hip Hop Nutcracker

December 12, 2017

Mad Fox Brewing Company

Mad Fox Holiday Beer Tasting

December 13, 2017

Central Place Plaza

Rosslyn Carols! Holiday Concert and Winter Market

December 14, 2017

Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Washington Nationals 2017 Winterfest

December 16, 2017

The Wharf

NogFest at The Wharf

December 16, 2017

Pearl Street Warehouse

Pearl Street Warehouse Presents Holidelic

December 16, 2017

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Hip Hop Nutcracker
Strathmore
December 12, 2017
Mad Fox Holiday Beer Tasting
Mad Fox Brewing Company
December 13, 2017
Rosslyn Carols! Holiday Concert and Winter Market
Central Place Plaza
December 14, 2017
Washington Nationals 2017 Winterfest
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
December 16, 2017
NogFest at The Wharf
The Wharf
December 16, 2017
Pearl Street Warehouse Presents Holidelic
Pearl Street Warehouse
December 16, 2017
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Upcoming Events

Nov 7 2017 – Jan 14 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Signature Theatre is bringing the Gershwins’ and Ken Ludwig’s Tony Award-winning musical comedy Crazy for You to Shirlington. Sent to foreclose on a small town theater, a musical-loving banker decides to revive it instead with[...]
Signature Theatre
12:00 am
The creators of last year’s hit Black Side of the Moon have returned to Woolly Mammoth with a new play. Headlining the show is Felonious Munk, whose own story is being told this time around.[...]
Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
Nov 14 – Dec 20 all-day
12:00 am
DC favorite Ethan McSweeny is back with his expressive style for another Shakespeare classic, the comedic Twelfth Night. When the quick-witted Viola is stranded off the coast of Illyria, she creates the disguise of a[...]
Sidney Harman Hall
Nov 16 – Dec 31 all-day
12:00 am
Join the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future as they lead the miserly Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey of transformation and redemption. Originally conceived by Michael Baron, this music-infused production captures the magic and[...]
Ford’s Theatre
Nov 17 – Dec 31 all-day
12:00 am
Located in Old Town, Alexandria, this pop-up market features over 30 up-and-coming fashion and lifestyle brands from across the country. Sunday and Monday from 12-6 p.m., and Tuesday through Saturday from 10 a.m. – 8[...]
116 King Street
12:00 am
IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 21, 2017 Beyond the Valley of Wigs in Space J. Alan Cumbey 1957 – 1992 November 12 — January 27, 2018 Public Reception November 17, 2017, 7 – 9 PM (free) in[...]
Iridian Gallery at Diversity Richmond
Nov 17 2017 – Feb 28 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Formerly an abandoned bus parking lot, Canal Park is one of Capitol Riverfront’s many neighborhood attractions. The ice rink at Canal Park stands out from its other DC counterparts in that the ice is on a track, much like[...]
Canal Park Outdoor Ice Rink
Nov 17 – Dec 30 all-day
12:00 am
Oatlands Mansion is decorated for Christmas and open for tours. Come see Oatlands decked in fabulous holiday style.  Arrive at the Carriage House Visitor Center, purchase your tickets and proceed to the mansion, and while[...]
Oatlands Historic House and Gardens
12:00 am
The Old Bull and Bush Public House in Hampstead, London is alive with British music hall songs and Christmas carols. The show was a staple at the Old Vat Room at Arena Stage for years,[...]
MetroStage
Nov 17 2017 – Mar 1 2018 all-day
12:00 am
From early November through March, the Pavilion floor is transformed into a gleaming ice skating rink. Ice skates and other supplies are available inside the Information Center at the Skate Shop, directly beside the Pavilion.
Reston Town Center
Nov 17 2017 – Mar 1 2018 all-day
12:00 am
This annual ice rink is located on the second floor next to Lord & Taylor. If you’re in Virginia, this is a can’t miss opportunity for events, parties or even skate lessons.
Tysons Corner Center Ice Rink
Nov 17 2017 – Mar 1 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Experience skating in the Sculpture Garden while surrounded by large-scale sculptures by contemporary artists including Louise Bourgeois, Sol LeWitt, Roy Lichtenstein, Roxy Paine, Tony Smith and others. Various hours of operation. Adults $8.50.
National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden
Nov 17 2017 – Mar 17 2018 all-day
12:00 am
From mid-November to March, the Washington Harbour Ice Rink transforms into a picturesque fountain, and is open for recreational skating every day, including all holidays. Adult admission $10, children $9, skate rentals $6.
The Washington Harbour
Nov 20 2017 – Jan 7 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens have been transformed into a half-mile, animated walk of lights. Revisit perennial favorites such as the Lakeside Lights, the Fountain of Lights and the Holiday Nature Walk, and look for new displays[...]
Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Nov 22 2017 – Jan 7 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Every year from Thanksgiving until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights: 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your[...]
Bull Run Regional Park
Nov 23 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
12:00 am
This year, take a trip across America as the annual holiday show Season’s Greenings showcases Roadside Attractions! In the model train show, trains will chug around, below, through, and above plant-based recreations of iconic sights[...]
United States Botanic Garden Conservatory
Nov 24 2017 – Jan 6 2018 all-day
12:00 am
The holidays are full of delight at George Washington’s estate. During the day, tour the Mansion, watch historic chocolate-making demonstrations, and meet Aladdin the Camel. 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Adults $18.
Mount Vernon
Nov 24 – Dec 23 all-day
12:00 am
Rated last year by TravelMag as one of the 20 best Christmas markets in the U.S., if you only have the chance to visit one of these markets this season, this is the one to[...]
Downtown Holiday Market
Nov 24 – Dec 23 all-day
12:00 am
Depending on the weather, it could be a winter wonderland with snow, or just another outdoor time at the exploring nature and having amazing farm fun with family and friends. Our fire pits are inviting[...]
Ticonderoga Farms
Nov 24 – Dec 31 all-day
12:00 am
The City of Gaithersburg Winter Lights Festival is getting ready to welcome visitors for its 22nd spectacular season. The wondrous display of lights at Seneca Creek State Park will be open nightly. The 3.5-mile drive[...]
Seneca Creek State Park
Nov 24 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights a part of their annual holiday tradition. A free event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally-friendly[...]
Smithsonian’s National Zoo & Conservation Biology Institute
Nov 30 @ 10:00 am – Dec 31 @ 10:00 pm
10:00 am
The Festival of Lights features free performances nightly in the comfortable, state-of-the-art theater located in the Visitors’ Center. A different performing artist or group is showcased each night, including bell ensembles, choirs, orchestras, and more![...]
Washington DC Temple Visitors’ Center
Dec 1 – Dec 23 all-day
12:00 am
Set up in the style of a European outdoor market, visitors can enjoy traditional foods, wine and cocoa while they go holiday shopping. The Holiday Sharing Toy Drive program supporting local families in need through[...]
John Carlyle Square Park
Dec 1 – Dec 23 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 1 – Dec 17 all-day
12:00 am
Del Ray’s holiday market focuses on fine arts and crafts from local artists in the area. Purchase anything from ceramics and photography to cookbooks and tote bags. In addition, all artists donate a percentage of[...]
Del Ray Artisans Gallery
Dec 2 – Dec 24 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 2 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 18 @ 8:00 pm
4:00 pm
Wunder Garten will transform into a winter wonderland, festooned with decorations and decked in holiday lights. Winterfest will include a makers’ market, featuring Made in DC vendors, art installations and a Christmas tree lot. Thursdays[...]
Wunder Garten
Dec 3 – Dec 25 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 4 – Dec 26 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 5 – Dec 31 all-day
12:00 am
Seriously? Do you really not know the plot of old man Ebenezer Scrooge drinking too much eggnog before falling into a crazy rem sleep that triggers hallucinations in the form of ghosts repping the past,[...]
Ford's Theatre
Dec 5 – Dec 27 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 5 @ 8:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Experience Charles Dickens’s A Christmas Carol like never before! The Second City brings its infamous improvisational skills and sketch comedy mastery to the timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge. Journey through this wicked parody of “the night before[...]
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 5 @ 8:20 pm – Dec 31 @ 9:20 pm
8:20 pm
Chicago’s legendary comedy troupe The Second City is bringing Christmas to the Kennedy Center like never before. Twist Your Dickens is the perfect show to wipe away any holiday blues that may come your way.[...]
The Kennedy Center
Dec 6 – Dec 28 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 7 – Dec 29 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 7 – Dec 17 all-day
12:00 am
Can you imagine never gawking at yourself in the mirror? Or the amount of effort friends and loved ones would have to go through to keep you away from one? Not to mention the plethora[...]
Caos on F
Dec 7 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 8:00 pm
4:00 pm
Wunder Garten will transform into a winter wonderland, festooned with decorations and decked in holiday lights. Winterfest will include a makers’ market, featuring Made in DC vendors, art installations and a Christmas tree lot. Thursdays[...]
Wunder Garten
Dec 7 @ 7:30 pm – Dec 23 @ 9:15 pm
7:30 pm
In the interest of alt-holiday hilarity, Drafthouse Comedy Theater proudly presents The SantaLand Diaries by best-selling humorist David Sedaris, adapted by acclaimed theater director Joe Montello. Broadway actor Cameron Folmar stars as a gay, out-of-work writer who[...]
Drafthouse Comedy Theatre
Dec 8 2017 – Jul 24 2018 all-day
12:00 am
As part of its ongoing series “Transformational Journeys: Inspired Singular Explorations,” Mosaic Theater presents Mashuq Mushtaq Deen’s true story Draw the Circle. The story focuses on his gender transition, and the reactions from his conservative[...]
Atlas Performing Arts
Dec 8 – Dec 30 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 8 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 24 @ 8:00 pm
4:00 pm
Wunder Garten will transform into a winter wonderland, festooned with decorations and decked in holiday lights. Winterfest will include a makers’ market, featuring Made in DC vendors, art installations and a Christmas tree lot. Thursdays[...]
Wunder Garten
Dec 8 2017 @ 5:00 pm – Jan 7 2018 @ 10:00 pm
5:00 pm
Experience the sparkle of the season at Georgetown GLOW, the region’s only curated exhibition of outdoor public light art installations. Set against the historic backdrop of DC’s oldest neighborhood, it’s a whole new way to[...]
Georgetown, DC
Dec 9 – Dec 31 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 25 @ 8:00 pm
4:00 pm
Wunder Garten will transform into a winter wonderland, festooned with decorations and decked in holiday lights. Winterfest will include a makers’ market, featuring Made in DC vendors, art installations and a Christmas tree lot. Thursdays[...]
Wunder Garten
Dec 10 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 10 @ 4:00 pm – Dec 26 @ 8:00 pm
4:00 pm
Wunder Garten will transform into a winter wonderland, festooned with decorations and decked in holiday lights. Winterfest will include a makers’ market, featuring Made in DC vendors, art installations and a Christmas tree lot. Thursdays[...]
Wunder Garten
Dec 11 2017 – Jan 2 2018 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 12 2017 – Jan 7 2018 all-day
12:00 am
Adapted from the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, this Tony Award-winning musical is making its way to DC. Yes, the setting is Paris, and the story does involve an American, who happens to[...]
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts
Dec 12 2017 – Jan 3 2018 all-day
12:00 am
“Why do you come here in the dark of the forest?” Follow the trail of white pebbles and breadcrumbs to Synetic Theater for this magical production of the Brothers Grimm well-known fairytale, Hansel and Gretel.[...]
Synetic Theater
Dec 12 @ 6:00 pm – Dec 31 @ 10:00 pm
6:00 pm
Light Yards, the month-long holiday celebration of light at The Yards, is back for its third year, featuring an interactive light installation on the waterfront. Four spherical globes, ranging in size from 8 to 22 feet[...]
The Yards Park