Japanese Lantern Lighting Ceremony for Cherry Blossom Festival Returns Live to D.C. (photos)
The Japanese Stone Lantern stands nestled among the cherry blossoms at the Tidal Basin near the spot of the first Japanese cherry tree planting in 1912. Gifted to the city […]
Happy Hanukkah: National Menorah Lighting Ceremony (photos)
On Sunday, Nov. 28, the first night of the eight-day Jewish holiday, thousands attended the 2021 National Hanukkah Menorah lighting ceremony on the Ellipse, just across from the White House […]
Biden, Harris Attend MLK Memorial 10th Anniversary Celebrations (photos)
The 10th Anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial was celebrated on-site on Oct. 21 with a ceremony attended by special guests President Joe Biden, Vice-President Kamala Harris, Speaker […]
National World War I Memorial Opens in D.C. (photos)
The District welcomed its newest national monument on Friday, April 16, with a solemn ceremony and a flag raising.
Copperfield ‘Restores’ Star for New Citizens on Flag Day (photos)
Magician David Copperfield presented one of his patented illusions at a naturalization ceremony at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History on Flag Day, Friday, June 14.
WWII Veterans Honored on D-Day in D.C. (photos)
Veterans of World War II were honored in a solemn ceremony to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day at the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. on Thursday, June […]
Law Enforcement Museum Opens Its Doors (photos)
The 57,000-square-foot, $103-million structure is located at 444 E St. NW in the downtown Judiciary Square neighborhood, mostly underground.