'Tis the season for winter fun and festive events that celebrate the holiday season! The District is spectacular any time of the year, but it is especially magical in the winter because of all the Christmas and holiday activities.
From ice skating to igloos, holiday markets to outdoor lighted animations, sing-alongs and spectacular seasonal performances, we've gathered some of the best and most unexpected ways to experience the holiday season in DC.
November brings a flurry of activity. Whether you want to enjoy the beautiful fall weather or are already looking for Christmasy things to do, there’s something for everyone to do this month. Celebrate Dia de los Muertos, experience eating dinner in the dark, sip seasonal beers, hop aboard a feminist bus tour, get down at a special edition of Club Quarantine live and sooo much more!
Read on for all the unexpected events you need to add to your November calendar.
Fall is a great time to be in DC!
It brings with it ample opportunities for outdoor activities, from hikes and cidery visits to leaf peeping. Fall concerts return, and so does spooky season: a time for all things creepy, fun, and pumpkin-flavored. So, from a raucous, German-themed beer fest to a international culinary battle and a day-long music festival on the historic grounds of Walter Reed Hospital, here are some of the most fun things to do in DC this fall.
Is it just us or did this summer just fly by?! The trees are already changing colors but that doesn't mean the good times are coming to an end.
Say good-bye to DC's sweltering heat and humidity and hello to cooler temperatures in which to take advantage of the abundance fall festivals and outdoor events taking place all over the District.
Here are some of this month's highlights: Capital Bop's NEXTfest, Adams Morgan Day, H Street Festival, NSO in Your Neighborhood, Opera in the Outfield, DC Fiesta, and so much more.
So grab your favorite pumpkin spice bev of choice and start exploring!
Hot times in the city.
It's officially summer in DC and along with the humidity (ugh) comes plenty of indoor/outdoor activities to enjoy on these longer days of sunlight. This month brings day-long cultural festivals, Fourth of July celebrations, and the return of summer favorites after a two-year absence, including National Building Museum's always epic summer activation, Kenilworth's lotus and water lily festival, Capital Fringe, the Office Experience and so much more!
We've got details on all this and more in our Wanderlist of awesome things to do this month!
May is one of our favorite months in DC. It's the pre-summer sweet spot when there's no humidity, the nights are cool and the great outdoors beckons you to spend time exploring off-the-beaten-path spots and hidden gems. Plus, there's no mosquitoes!
This month brings the return of outdoor movies, Funk Parade celebrations, embassy open houses are back after two years, nature walks, live music festivals and concerts, a one-of-a-kind garden art party at Hirshhorn and so much more.
We've curated 50+ activities for you to enjoy; there'll never have a dull moment! Ready, set, choose your spring adventure!
Spring is arguably the most beautiful (though certainly the most fleeting) time of year in DC even if the weather can be a bit finicky. Rain or shine, there are plenty of ways to make the most of this precious time before the days get meltingly hot.
From the long-awaited Yayoi Kusama exhibition to city-wide cherry blossom celebrations, open-air concerts and interactive art and plays, we've curated some off the most awesome -- and unexpected -- things to do in DC this spring.
It’s almost spring time and we cannot be more excited! Warmer weather means more fun outdoor events and happy hours on patios. Bring it, we are sooo ready!
It also means there's a ton of awesome events springing up to give you a fresh burst of vim and vigor. There are some insanely fun happenings this month, from celebrating women in honor of International Women’s Day to St. Patrick Day celebrations and of course, cherry blossom events galore!
Check out 40+ of our favorite things to do this month, and make sure you tag us with #CuriousCaravan if you hit up any of these awesome things to do!
Let’s ring in the Year of the Tiger!
Welcome the Lunar New Year with a month filled with exciting events from winter games competitions, other-worldy music, presidential happenings, Black History Month celebrations and historic places to visit, festivals and much more.
So get ready to uncage your inner tiger and roar into the month ahead!
Look up, down, and all around. Adventures can be found everywhere -- if you're curious enough to look. k for it