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events 2017

Discover our Washington DC calendar 2017, festivals, fairs, trade shows, sport events, concerts in Washington DC. Find the best times to visit Washington DC. 

Washington DC calendar: January 2018

Washington DC Restaurant Week in January.

Washington DC Health & Fitness Expo is a free event in January at the Washington Convention Centre.

DC HEMA Open is a tournament for Swordsmanship and Historical European Martial Arts in Washington DC in January at the National Harbor Gaylor National Resort.

DC Tattoo Expo in January at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, Arlington, VA.

The American Made Show in January.

Martin Luther King weekend January 15th 2018.

March for Life in Washington DC on January 19th 2018.

Washington DC Travel & Adventure Show 2018 January 20, 21st at Washington Convention Center.

Washington Auto Show 2018 January 26 to February 4th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre.

February 2018

Wine ands Food Festival in February at Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

Katsucon 2018 is a fan convention in Washington DC on February 16 to 18th at the National Harbor.

Cupid's Undie Run in Washington DC in February. Fundraising for the Children’s Tumor Foundation.

DC Fashion Week in February.

March 2017

Washington DC calendar 2017:

St Patrick's Parade in Washington DC on March 12th 2017. Parade route: Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Streets, N.W.

Environmental Film Festival in Washington DC March 14 to 26th 2017.

Washington DC Cherry Blossom Festival March 15 to April 16th 2017. Tidal Basin at West Potomac Park, East Potomac Park and Washington Monument Grounds.

Washington DC Rock'n Roll Marathon in Washington DC on March 17th 2017. Half Marathon 5k.

DC Craft Beer Festival on March 22nd 2017 at Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

April 2017

Washington DC calendar April 2017

DC Tap Festival April 3 to 10th 2017.

Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival on April 8 2017 on street & Pennsylvania avenue, NW.

Festival of Gold 2017 in Washington DC on April 13 to 17th at the
Strathmore Music Center.

Filmfest DC on April 20 to 30 2017.

National Math Festival in Washington DC on April 22 2017. Performance, exhibitions, lectures. Events at the Smithsonian’s Enid A. Haupt Garden, the S. Dillon Ripley Center, the National Museum of Natural History, the National Air and Space Museum, the National Museum of African Art, and the Freer and Sackler Galleries...

The North Face on April 29, 30 2017. Endurance Challenge Series at Algonkian Regional Park

Washington DC Science & Engineering Festival 2018 April 7, 8 2018 at the Convention Center.

May 2017

Washington DC calendar May 2017

Avon 39 The Walk to End Breast Cancer in Washington DC on May 6, 7 2017.

Annual Potomac River Run Marathon & Half in Washington DC on May 7 2017.

Race for Hope in Washington DC on May 7 2017.

Green Festival Expo May 13, 14 2017 in DC Convention Center.

DC Bike Ride in Washington DC on May 14 2017.

Washington DC Dragon Boat Festival on May 20, 21 2017 at the Thompson Boat Center.

Rolling Thunder Run in May.

June 2017

Washington DC calendar June 2017

Savor Craft Beer on June 2, 3, 2017 at the National Building Museum.

Capital Jazz Fest in Washington DC June 2 to 4th 2017.

Summerfest DC on June 3 2017. Beer, Wine and Music Festival.

JDRF One Walk in Washington DC on June 4th 2017 at National Mall.

DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in DC on June 9 to 18 2017.

Virginia Tough Mudder June 10, 11, 2017 at Meadow Event Park in Doswell, Virginia.

Washington DC Gluten-Free Expo June 11 2017 at the Double Tree Bethesda..

Awesome Con June 16 to 18, 2017 at Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Night Nation Run in Washington DC June 17, 2017. Running music festival at RFK Stadium.

The Urban Bike Adventure in June Downtown DC.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival in June July 2017 in Washington DC outside the National Mall.

Annual Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle held on June 24, 25 2017 on Pennsylvania Avenue and Constitution Avenue.

50th anniversary Smithsonian Folklife Festival on June 29 to July 4, July 6 to 9 2017.

July 2017

Washington DC calendar July 2017

4th of July Celebration in Washington DC.

National Independence Parade on July 4th.

Washington DC Fireworks on July 4th at the Capitol West Front.

Capital Fringe Festival in July. A performing arts festival

MommyCon Washington DC in July.

March on Washington Film Festival on July 14 to 22 2017.

2017 Baltimore Caribbean Carnival on July 15, 16th.

The MBA Tour DC on July 26 2017 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

August 2017

Washington DC Sprint September 9, 10 2017 at Maryland International Raceway.

DC Beer Week 2017 August 20 to 27th.

4th Annual Capital Dragon Boat Regatta on August 26 2017 at Washington DC Southwest Waterfront.

2017 Ubiquitous Beauty Hair Health Expo in Washington DC on August 26, 27th at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Shakespeare Free for All in August.

Ridiculous Obstacle Challenge 5k in Washington DC in August at RFK Stadium.

September 2017

Book Festival on September 2nd 2017.

DC VegFest 2017 on September 2 2017.

Washington DC Shorts Film Festival September 7 to 17 2017.

Susan G. Komen Washington DC Race for the Cure on September 9 2017.

Nation's Triathlon in West Potomac Park on September 10 2017.

The Color Run in Washington DC on September 17 2017. It is the happiest 5k.

Wedding Experience on September 17 2017 at Washington Convention Center.

Green Festival in September. Where is the festival? At Walter E. Washington Convention Center.

Bruno Mars : 24k Magic World Tour in Washington DC on September 29 2017 at the Verizon Center.

October 2017

Washington Horse Show October 24 to 29 2017 at Verizon Center.

November 2017

Supernatural Convention Event Washington DC November 10 to 12th 2017.

Veterans Day November 11th.

Washington DC Ice Skating at the Washington Harbour in November.

December 2017

Anime USA in Washington DC on December 8 to 10 2017 at Washington Marriott Wardman Park

Christmas lights, ice skate places, Christmas markets, ballets in December.

The Ugly Sweater Run in Washington DC December at the National Harbor

Washington DC Downtown Holiday Market in November through  December.

New Year's Eve celebration in Washington DC.

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Washington DC Restaurant Week

Health & Fitness Expo 

Washington Auto Show 


Auto show 

Wine ands Food Festival.

DC Fashion Week DC 


Rock'n Roll Marathon 

St Patrick's Parade 

Cherry Blossom Festival  


Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival 

Filmfest DC 

National Math Festival 


Color Me Rad 5k 

Avon Walk 

Race For Hope


Washington Green Festival Expo 

Washington DC Gluten-Free Expo 

Capital Jazz Fest



Capital Fringe Festival 

Screen on the Green


Washington DC Sprint

Citi Open 

Moonrise Festival 


DC Shorts Film Festival 

Green Festival 

The Color Run 


Anime USA 

Washington Horse Show


Veterans Day

Ice Skating


The Ugly Sweater Run 

Downtown Holiday Market 

New Year's Eve celebrations