Georgetown Goes All Out for Halloween

November 2, 2023

You’ve been seeing the Halloween decorations for weeks, but it was the trick-or-treating in the neighborhood that brought it all home. The houses around 31st and Q — especially the […]

Halloween Ghost Cruise on Canal Boat: Spirited Fun Before 2 Years of Drydock

Halloween phantoms often mysteriously appear – then disappear – then return to spook again. In Georgetown’s stretch of the C&O Canal, the water upon which Georgetown’s new canal boat floats […]

Georgetown Puts on a Spooky Halloween Show

October 30, 2023

As Halloween draws nye, Georgetown does up the neighborhood in spooky splendor. We hope you enjoy this collection of creepy, scary, and eerie snapshots from the neighborhood. Photos by Robert […]

Adult Halloween Candy & Wine Pairings

October 26, 2023

After a long night of trick-or-treating with the kids, celebrate Halloween adult-style with a glass of wine and a goulish raid on your children’s candy stash. Happy eating — and […]

Celebrate Día de los Muertos in D.C.

Sugar skulls, Ofrendas, and Marigolds are just a few cultural trademarks of the celebration of Día de los Muertos or “Day of the Dead.” Día de los Muertos is a […]

Day of the Dead/Día de los Muertos

October 23, 2023

Saturday and Sunday, October 28–29, 10 AM – 5 PM Free | National Mall Bring the whole family to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian to participate in […]

Halloween Sugar Cookie Decorating Class

Spooky season is back in session! In this class, Mayra Garcia from celebrateMe!, will teach you how to make your own Royal Icing to fill and outline your cookies. Each […]

Witch’s Brew & BOO Sugar Cookie Decorating Class

Something’s brewin’! In this class, Mayra Garcia from celebrateMe!, will teach you how to fill and outline your cookies with Royal Icing. Each student will receive 8 pre-baked cookies ready […]

Death Comes to Tudor Place

October 10, 2023

Join us for this special guided tour of the historic house from October 3 through November 5. This tour reveals almost 200 years of mourning customs as expressed through artifacts […]

Profs & Pints DC: Haunted Landscapes of Middle-Earth

September 25, 2023

Profs and Pints DC presents: “Haunted Landscapes of Middle-Earth,” on J.R.R. Tolkien’s use of horror, with Peter Grybauskas, who has written extensively on Tolkien and teaches courses on him at […]