Georgetown Garden Tour
May 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

The Georgetown Garden Club sponsors a tour of eight Georgetown gardens.

Washington Folk Festival
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – May 31 @ 7:00 pm

Glen Echo Park. Presented by the Folklore Society of Greater Washington, the free festival features hundreds of musicians, storytellers, dancers, and craft vendors representing the rich cultural diversity of the Washington area. Audiences will enjoy American musical traditions such as bluegrass, blues, and swing as well as international traditions from across the globe. Rain or shine.

Green Festival
Jun 5 @ 12:00 pm – Jun 7 @ 6:00 pm

Washington Convention Center. Washington DC. The event focuses on sustainability education and green products and services including authors, leaders and educators, hands-on DIY workshops, green films, kids’ activities, live music and more

The Source Theater Festival
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – Jun 28 @ 7:00 pm

Source Theater, 1835 14th Street, NW Washington, DC. See new works in theater, dance, music, visual art, film, puppetry, spoken word, poetry and hip-hop. Performances include three full-length plays, 18 10-minute plays and three Artistic Blind Dates.

Capital Fringe Festival
Jun 9 – Aug 2 all-day

The Capital Fringe Festival, also referred to as the DC Fringe Festival, is an annual performing arts event in Washington, DC featuring more than 129 performing groups in a variety of venues around Washington, DC. The Capital Fringe Festival introduces risk-taking art and non-traditional performances including theater, dance, music, poetry, puppetry and more.

June 22-July 9, $5; after July 10, $7; discounts and multi-show passes available. Tickets will be on sale June 22.

To purchase tickets, call (866) 811-4111 or purchase tickets online or visit the Festival Box Office at 1358 Florida Ave NE, Washington, DC.

See a full list of participating artists and performance times at

DC Jazz Festival
Jun 10 – Jun 16 all-day

Enjoy more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

Father’s Day
Jun 21 all-day
Grand Opening New Exhibit Space at the American History Museum
Jul 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

The museum will open its newly renovated first floor exhibits that will focus on innovation and explore the history of American business and invention.

Fourth of July Fireworks in the Washington DC Area
Jul 4 all-day

Find 4th of July fireworks and Independence Day celebrations on the National Mall and around the capital region in Maryland and Virginia.

Foo Fighters 20th Anniversary Concert
Jul 4 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Independence Day Saturday, July 4, 2015 marks Foo Fighters 20th Anniversary. They will celebrate the occasion by a holding their concert at Washington, DC’s RFK Stadium.

Labor Day Weekend
Sep 5 – Sep 7 all-day

Find some family fun at great outdoor events going on this Labor Day Weekend.

National Book Festival
Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015.

Labor Day Concert at the U.S. Capitol
Sunday, Sept.
6, 2015, 8 p.m. East Capitol and First Streets, Washington, DC. Enjoy a free concert by the National Symphony Orchestra.

DC Blues Festival
Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, 1-7 p.m. Carter Barron Amphitheater. Washington, DC. This free annual festival features live blues by outstanding local and national acts. Bring the family for a day of soulful and electrifying blues, music workshops, Musical Instrument Petting Zoo and other child-friendly activities.