DC Day of Archaeology Festival

May 2, 2024

The annual DC Day of Archaeology Festival gathers archaeologists from Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia together to talk about our local heritage. Talk to archaeologists in person and learn more […]

Profs & Pints DC: The Basics of Big-Event Safety

June 26, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “The Basics of Big-Event Safety,” an introduction to the field of event medicine plus tips on safely staging or attending mass gatherings, with Dr. Korin […]

Baseball Family Festival

May 15, 2023

Baseball Family Festival at the Smithsonian’s National Postal Museum. Fun activities for the whole family. Festival activities include: crafts, music, baseball bingo, “Play Ball” (plastic bats and balls), stamp puzzles, […]

RealmScape Festival: Celebrating BIPOC & LGBTQIA in Fantasy

April 24, 2023

” What is RealmScape? A Festival inspired by the love of inclusion, education & magic. King J’vonte Lee, the visionary behind this DIY project, and, as you may remember – Faeryscape: […]

16th annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

April 11, 2023

The Kensington Day of the Book Festival is a family friendly street festival, held rain or shine, spanning three blocks of Howard Avenue in the heart of historic Kensington. Come […]

Cherokee Days Festival

March 22, 2023

Visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian and enjoy the three-day festival featuring storytelling, traditional flute music, traditional games, demonstrations, music, dance performances, and hands-on activities in the […]

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

July 15, 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 […]