Cheer for the Locals
Fall is the best time to be a sports fan. The Capitals return for another year chasing the Stanley Cup and The Wizards kick off their season looking to make a run at the NBA Finals after losing to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Semifinals last season.
Renoir and Friends: Luncheon of the Boating Party exhibition
Renoir and Friends explores The Phillips Collection’s celebrated Luncheon of the Boating Party (1880–81) by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and the diverse circle of friends who inspired it.
Downtown Holiday Market
Locals and visitors alike come together every year at the Downtown Holiday Market to soak up the Holiday magic. The market has everything on your list including local products from coffee roasters, food artisans, artists, and crafters.
Watch the National Zoo light up
The National Zoo’s Holiday light installation, ZooLights, features a half-million energy-efficient Christmas light decorations, as well as nightly performances and fun-filled events.
Image ©: Jim Jenkins/Smithsonian’s National Zoo
The Washington Ballet presents The Nutcracker. This celebrated production is set in Georgetown with George Washington and King George III among other historical figures.