Let us take you and your loved ones around to see all of Washington DC’s monuments and memorials. 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!
A two-day electronic music festival, Project GLOW will be the first of its kind to take place in the nation’s capital!
Organized in May each year, Passport D.C. shines a light on the thriving diplomatic community of Washington, D.C. and its integral role in the cultural fabric of the national capital. Close to 200 foreign missions and cultural institutions open their doors to visitors, inviting them to share their culture, music, food, and art. The month-long festival also features embassy events, street festivals, and various performances.
Festival Of Colors, HOLI DC
Bull Run Regional Park
The world’s happiest and most entertaining event. Celebrates spirituality, community, love & diversity, with music, celebrity DJs, interactive dance by local and out-of-state dance schools, multi-cuisine, full bar, beer, wine, hookah, shopping, kids activities, and much more. Throw color freely on everyone, make new friends, and enjoy the day with family and friends.
MMEG Annual Arts & Crafts Fair
The World Bank
Includes over 50 vendors featuring arts, crafts, gifts, home decor, and merchandise from all over the world. The display range includes hand-painted ceramics from Jordan, handcrafted pottery from Nicaragua, shawls from Pakistan, Thailand, and Cambodia, baskets and wooden statues from Africa, fine European linens, jewelry from around the world, fine chocolates from Bolivian cooperative of cocoa producers and so much more.
Broccoli City Festival
The 8th annual festival will take place over two days for the first time ever and features performances by Ari Lennox, Summer Walker, Jeezy, Wale, 21 Savage, Larry June, and more. Hosted by Gia Peppers, Rodney Rikai, and Little Bacon Bear, BC Fest will once again include one-of-a-kind activations, a local marketplace, and surprise performances.
Bowie Town Center
This annual festival celebrates spring and the diversity of cultures for the contributions they make to the local community through music and art. LemonFest is a unique and colorful celebration of life that celebrates citrus fruits!
World Embassy Tour
The Embassy of Islamic Republic of Afghanistan
The greatest block party of the year in our city, and possibly the world. Music, dances, traditional food, and cocktails abound amid the diplomatic residences and office buildings of Washington’s Embassy Row.
Annual Alexandria Old Town Art Festival
John Carlyle Square
Fiesta Asia Street Fair
Begins in front of Capitol Hill
Fiesta Asia Street Fair is a signature celebration that occurs every May in conjunction with Asian Heritage Month Commemorations. Fiesta Asia Street Fair is an anchor partner of Passport DC presented by Cultural Tourism DC. Fiesta Asia Street Fair offers outdoor craft exhibits, live performances, food and open market vendors, interactive displays, martial arts demonstration, talent shows, cooking demos, and more.
Dragon Boat Festival
Thompson’s Boat Center
The Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival is an annual event held each May by the Chinese Women’s League of Washington, DC. The two-day festival features competitive dragon boat races on the Potomac River, colorful cultural performances, craft demonstrations, and hands-on activities.