• UPCOMING EVENTS IN WASHINGTON, DC

    At any given moment, something new is happening in downtown Washington, DC. Find everything from major downtown museum exhibits and gallery openings to DC's annual festivals and special events. There are always new and exciting things to do at The Jefferson hotel conveniently located near Dupont Circle and Georgetown in Washington, DC. This page is updated frequently to reflect the constantly changing event calendar, so be sure to check back often.

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    Special Events at The Jefferson


    June

    DC Jazz Festival 
    June 10-19, 2016. Enjoy more than 100 jazz performances at concert venues and clubs throughout Washington, DC.

    DC Primary Election Day
    June 14, 2016 - Voters go to the polls to vote for the Presidential nominee of their choice.

    American Film Institute DOCS Film Festival
    June 22-26, 2016. Film festival, sponsored by the American Film Institute, showing free films, and holding special programs.

    Father's Day
    June 19, 2016.

    National Capital Barbecue Battle
    June 25-26, 2016 - Food samples, cooking demonstrations, interactive displays and children’s activities at this sizzling summer festival on Pennsylvania Avenue, NW between 9th & 14th Sts.

    Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    June 29 – July 4, 2016 - Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues.


    July

    Smithsonian Folklife Festival
    July 7-10 , 2016 - Celebrate cultural traditions from around the world. The Festival includes daily and evening music and dance performances, crafts and cooking demonstrations, storytelling and discussions of cultural issues.

    Fourth of July in DC
    July 4, 2016.

    Capital Fringe Festival
    July 29-August 2, 2016. This annual performing arts festival will feature more than 140 unique performances in multiple venue

    Bastille Day Events
    2016 Dates to Be Announced. Celebrate French culture and commemorate the storming of the Bastille Prison in 1789 and the launch of the French Revolution. See a guide to special events in Washington DC.

    Brew at the Zoo
    2016 Date to Be Announced. National Zoo, Washington DC. Friends of the National Zoo (FONZ) host the annual event each summer that brings together more than 60 of the nation's finest microbreweries for beer sampling.