Celebrating Latino Culture at Fiesta DC (photos)

September 27, 2022

The annual Latino Festival in D.C. — Fiesta DC (Sept. 24-25) — features a 2-day street festival on Pennsylvania Ave. and a “Parade of Nations” on Constitution Ave. with traditional […]

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Returns to National Mall (photos)

June 26, 2022

The popular Smithsonian Folklife Festival this week returned live to the National Mall in Washington D.C. after a two year hiatus. Established in 1967, the gathering on the National Mall […]

D.C. Hosts Diwali 2021, Indian Festival of Lights (photos)

November 3, 2021

Hundreds gathered at the Burke Theater inside the U.S. Navy Memorial on Tuesday, Nov. 2, to celebrate the festival of Diwali.  Diwali, or Deepavali, a Sanskrit word meaning “rows of […]

I Do: A Georgetown Wedding Event

August 3, 2019

Calling all brides and grooms! Join Georgetown Main Street on Saturday, August 3, 2019 from 11am – 3pm to enjoy a curated afternoon of events and discounts from Georgetown businesses […]

Kaypi Peru Festival

July 26, 2019

You are invited to the free three-day Kaypi Peru Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian. This event highlights the South American nation’s rich and diverse cultural heritage […]

Solstice Saturday Festival at the National Museum of the American Indian

June 22, 2019

The National Museum of the American Indian celebrates the first Saturday of summer—“Solstice Saturday”— beginning with an afternoon of Andean music, dance and family friendly activities celebrating the Great Inka […]

39th Annual Washington Folk Festival

June 1, 2019

Now in its 39th year, the Washington Folk Festival returns to Glen Echo Park, MD on June 1 & 2, 2019 from 12 pm to 7pm each day with music […]

Hawaiian Cultural Festival

May 18, 2019

King Kamehameha—respected Native Hawaiian warrior, leader and diplomat—united the Hawaiian Islands into a royal kingdom in 1810. Learn about the King’s legacy by exploring the lua, traditional training for warriors, […]

Pet Fiesta Presented by GoodDogz.org

May 4, 2019

Outdoor festival featuring local businesses, animal rescue groups, and Northern Virginia’s most adorable animals looking for their forever homes. An event for everyone in the family to enjoy, the Pet […]

Opening event: Living Earth Festival 2019

April 26, 2019

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian is hosting its annual Living Earth Festival April 26–28 at its museum in Washington, D.C. Living Earth brings together Native innovators and practitioners […]