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A truly unique 21st century experience. ARTECHOUSE brings art, science and technology to the nation's capital. Check out The Parallel Universe exhibition on view January 18 through March 4.

18 January
04 March

Environmental Film Festival

The Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital is the world’s premier showcase of environmentally themed films. Every March in Washington DC, 100+ films are showcased to audiences of more than 30,000. The festival is the largest green film festival in the world and the longest-running in the United States.

15 March
25 March

National Cherry Blossom Festival

The National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates spring in Washington, DC, the gift of the cherry blossom trees, and the enduring friendship between the people of the United States and Japan. The festival features a parade, kite festival, fireworks and much more. 

20 March
15 April

Blossom Kite Festival

The seventh annual Blossom Kite Festival showcases the creativity of kite makers and skills of fliers from across the US and other countries through a variety of competitions and demonstrations

31 March
31 March


Formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival. Petalpalooza will include interactive art installations, larger-than-life games and activities, live music on three stages, a spectacular fireworks show and more.

07 April
07 April

Cherry Blossom Fetsival Parade

From the National Archives to the Washington Monument, spectators are wow-ed by the pageantry and excitement that is the nation's premier springtime parade. Giant colourful helium balloons, elaborate floats, marching bands from across the country, celebrity entertainers and performers bust down the Parade route in a grand spectacle of music and showmanship.

14 April
14 April

9:30 Club

Go back in time and take in the surroundings which inspired some of DC's musical greats at the 9:30 Club located on the ever-vibrant U Street. Experience the sounds of one of Nashville’s finest and catch Judah & the Lion on April 17 at the popular DC venue.

17 April