We will be closed for day tours of Friday January 24th due to the Annual March for Life. Night tours will operate normally.
Arlington National Cemetery is implementing 100% ID checks at all entrances for guests 16 and over. Visitors 16 and 17 years old may present a school issued identification for entry. Anyone not having ID will be denied entry. If any guest rides over on the Lincoln shuttle and are denied entry to the cemetery, they will not be able to re-board the shuttle.
We ask for your patience as this will create longer than usual delays and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Sunday January 19, 2020 the last tour of the day loads at 3:00 pm from Stop #1 from the Washington Welcome Center. Hotel returns are: 3:30 for Crystal City and National Harbor. 3:00 pm & 4:00 pm for DC hotel returns. Night tours will have normal operations. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Ring in the new year by showing your loved ones around your city! District of Columbia residents, as well as residents within a 50 mile radius can take advantage of some of our tours and attractions for FREE when accompanied by a full fare adult paid guest with Hometown Pass!
Smithsonian's National Zoo, 3001 Connecticut Ave. 2026333045Free
Join the thousands of visitors who make ZooLights, powered by Pepco, a part of their annual holiday tradition. A free event, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland complete with two dazzling laser light shows set to music. And don’t forget to share your #DCZooLights experience on social media!
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Season's Greenings: America's Gardens
United States Botanic Garden, 100 Maryland Ave.2022258333Free
Join us to explore botanic gardens from Hawaii to Maine in this year’s Season’s Greenings holiday show! Plant based recreations of conservatories, fountains, and sculptures will fill the model train room. These will include iconic garden scenes like Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s vibrant red Japanese torii gate, Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens’ flamingo topiaries, Missouri Botanical Garden’s famous Climatron conservatory, and Huntsville Botanical Garden’s Rocket Garden featuring NASA space nodes and rockets! The Conservatory will be filled with thousands of flowers, including a showcase of heirloom and newly developed poinsettia varieties.
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Free Community Day
National Museum of Women in the Arts, 1250 New York Ave. 2027835000Free
The first Sunday of the month is Community Day at National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA)! Visit us on Community Day for FREE admission to the museum. Take this opportunity to explore our current exhibitions, permanent collection, and events.
11:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Nationals Park, 1500 S Capitol St. SE
Winterfest is coming! Nationals Park is turning into a winter and baseball wonderland for our annual weekend-long fan fest, complete with both indoor and outdoor programs. Come interact with players and coaches, hear updates on the team, and enjoy special behind-the-scenes access to several parts of Nationals Park that are typically closed during the season! Paid admission.
DC Chinese New Year Parade
The Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA) is holding its biggest and most diverse parade ever to ring in the 4718 Chinese Lunar New Year, the Year of the Rat! Our dynamic community-based parade will include traditional lion and dragon dances, Kung Fu demonstrations, firecrackers, live music and marching bands, beauty pageant winners, VIPs, and other community talents! Route Start: 6th & Eye St NW; Route End: 6th & H St NW.