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.
Also, take advantage of great hotel packages featured by the Jefferson hotel in Washington, DC.
Join us for an exclusive wine dinner featuring the 'Grand Crus' of BOND hosted by Director Scott Gould.
Paired with Plume’s Michelin starred Chef, Ralf Schlegel’s decadent menu and plated on French porcelain from Bernardaud, the night begins with a toast courtesy of Krug.
This promises to be a night to be savored and seats are extremely limited; reserve your spot today!
Cost is $590 per person, tax and gratuity excluded.
6:30 PM Krug Reception
7:00 PM Dinner in our Private Wine Cellar
Full payment is required when booking. Must cancel within one week.
Washington DC's Restaurant Week
August 14-20, 2017. Indulge in Washington DC's finest restaurants during Washington DC's Restaurant week .
Capital Dragon Boat Races
August 26, 2017. Spend a day celebrating Chinese culture at the Capital Dragon Boat Races. No experience is required to compete in races, and they are just as fun to watch!
Labor Day Weekend
Sept. 2-4, 2017. Find some family fun at great outdoor events going on this Labor Day Weekend.
The DC Shorts Film Festival
Sept. 7-17. Film festival in Washington, DC featuring short films and discussions with filmmakers.
Sept. 10,2017. The sporting event includes a scenic course that winds through the National Mall, a 1.5k swim in the Potomac River, 40k bike course through the streets of Washington and Maryland, finishing with a 10k run past the city’s historical landmarks. The weekend includes a Health and Fitness Expo that is open to the public.
September 11 Memorial Events
Sept. 11, 2017. See the schedule of special commemorative events in Washington, DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
Sept. 16-24, 2017. Enjoy free guided tours of the neighborhoods of Washington DC. Dozens of walking tours are available offering a great way to explore the nation’s capital.
H Street Festival
Sept. 16, 2017, noon-6 p.m. The festival includes musical and dance performances, children's activities, crafts, international foods and more.
Washington DC Tour de Cure Bicycling Event
Sept. 23,2017. Washington, DC. Bike across the nation's capital and help raise funds and awareness for the American Diabetes Association. All experience levels welcome.
Taste of Georgetown
September 24, 2017. Sample dishes from 30 Georgetown restaurants, while enjoying live music and children's activities.
Taste of DC
October 7-8 ,2017. Enjoy speciality wines, local craft beer, live performances, and cooking demonstrations at the annual Taste of DC festival.
Boo at the Zoo
October 20-22, 2017. Visit bats, spiders, owls, and other animals at the zoo while trick-or-treating at the National Zoo in Washington, DC. Enjoy animal encounters, keeper talks, festive decorations, and haunted trails at the annual National Zoo’s Halloween celebration. Advance tickets are required.
Washington International Horse Show
October 24-29, 2017. Verizon Center, Washington, DC. Horse show with jumping competitions with Olympic horses and riders, special exhibitions of musical freestyle dressage, bull riding, terrier races and more.
Night of the Living Zoo
October 27, 2017. Enjoy special performances from palm readers, fire eaters, talking bats, and illustionists. Of course,there will be food trucks, craft beer, and a costume contest. You must 21 years old with a valid ID to attend this event. Dates will be announced soon.