Friday, May 24th and Saturday May 25th – Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC will have normal operations. All stops will be open. There may be more than the normal amount of congestion due to events of the weekend.
Stop #6( Capitol ) Closed until further notice
Sunday May 26th – No Day Tours due to “Rolling Thunder” Events. Night Tours will operate normally.
Sunday May 26- The Memorial Day Concert which kicks off at 8:00pm on the West Lawn of the US Capital. This year’s concert features a host of Military and modern performers as in previous years. It will also be broadcast on PBS. Guest can actually attend the concert on the National Mall. No tickets are required. Gates open at 5:00pm.
Monday May 27thMemorial Day – Old Town Trolley Tours of Washington DC will have normal operations. All stops will be open. Expect possible delays and reroutes due to congestion and pedestrian traffic.
Monday May 27- Memorial Day
For your guests wanting to attend the Memorial Day Service, they need to be at ANC by 8:00am. No one can get to the Service except by taking the tram. The Memorial Day Service is open to everyone, guests do not need their Trolley ticket. Trolley tickets will be required after 2:00pm, once the Cemetery opens for tours. Old Town Trolley will not be providing shuttle service in the morning, but will run shuttles from 2pm-5pm.
We apologize for any inconvenience. These events are beyond our control.
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!
Enjoy an afternoon of music featuring the Ballroom Thieves, Hackensaw Boys, Odetta Hartman, Minks Miracle Medicine, Justin Trawick and the Common Good, plus so many more!
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
DC Chocolate Festival
La Maison Française, 4101 Reservoir Road, NW
This event seeks to bring together both chocolate makers and chocolate enthusiasts for a day of tastings, educational micro workshops, and a keynote address. The DC Chocolate Festival features incredible chocolate confections, treats, beverages, and craft chocolate bars from across the local area and the world!
Mary Lou Williams Jazz Festival
Kennedy Center Terrace Theater, 2700 F Street NW
For 24 years, the Kennedy Center has celebrated the influence of pianist, composer, educator, and humanitarian Mary Lou Williams (1910–1981) with a festival featuring phenomenal guest musicians. A trailblazer who taught herself to play piano as a child, Williams wrote hundreds of compositions and collaborated with jazz greats including Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Miles Davis, and Duke Ellington.
10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Latin America & Spanish Food Festival
Eastern Market North Hall, 225 7th Street SE
Come join this unique culinary and cultural experience featuring Latin American and Spanish colorful flavors and music. This is a special gathering of street food vendors offering a diverse variety of dishes, along with an electrifying Latin DJ and a special treat of a Latin live band.
St. Sophia Greek Orthodox Greek Festival
2815 36th Street NW
Greek foods made fresh, baklava, finikia, loukoumades, costume jewelry, pottery and home goods, clothing, music, Byzantine icons, raffle, and tours of the Cathedral. 12–10pm Friday and Saturday, 12-7pm on Sunday.