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


    Labor Day Weekend in Washington, DC
    September 3-5 , 2016 . Enjoy local concerts including the DC Blues Festival, labor Day Concert at the Capitol, and Kennedy Center Page to Stage Festival.

    Nation's Triathlon
    July 29-August 2, 2016. Participate in the Nation's largest international distance triathlon. The event will also host a free Health & Fitness Expo and live entertainment. The National Triathlon benefits the Leukemia& Lymphoma society.

    Grand Opening of the Smithsonian African American History & Culture Musuem 
    September 23-25, 2016. The Smithnonian National Museum of African American History & Culture journeys through time to educate visitors about the contributions of the African American community. The grand opening will include a three day festival that celebrates popular music, literature, dance, and film.

    DC Beer Week
    September 24-October 1, 2016. Celebrate DC's local craft beer community and enjoy  beer tastings, dinner, and educational seminars.


    Taste of DC
    October 8-9 ,2016. Enjoy speciality wines, local craft beer, live performances, and cooking demonstrations at the annual Taste of DC festival. 

    Boo at The Zoo
    October 21-23, 2016. Visit the bats, spiders, and owls while trick-or-treating at The National Zoo's Halloween Celebration for families. Experience special performances from magicians, jugglers, and live DJs along the haunted trails. 

    Night of the Living Zoo 
    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.