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Washington DC Holiday Events & Specials That Bring Joy This Season

Get into the spirit of the season with exciting holiday events! Make memories with friends and family at exciting festivals and parades, enjoy live performances, and smile at the Christmas light displays. Enjoy special New Year's Eve celebrations and shopping for under the tree. With our latest hotel specials, spending the holidays at The State Plaza Hotel will be truly unforgettable.

Washington DC Holiday Events

Enchant Christmas | Washington, DC

  • When a mischievous little elf named Eddie accidentally sets Santa's reindeer free, it takes all of DC to help find them inside the World's Largest Christmas Light Maze and Market.
  • Date: November 22nd to December 29th
  • Address: Nationals Park,1500 S Capitol St. SE, Washington, DC 20003

National Christmas Tree

  • National Christmas Tree - President's Park (White House) (U.S. National Park Service)
    The tradition of the National Christmas Tree on the Ellipse began with President Calvin Coolidge over 90 years ago when he lit a 48 foot Balsam Fir from Vermont decorated with 2,500 electric bulbs in red, white, and green on Christmas Eve 1923. Today, the tree lighting remains a beloved holiday ...
  • Dates: December 5, 2019 to January 1, 2020
  • Address: 1450 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20230

Georgetown GLOW DC

  • FREE LIGHT ART EXPERIENCE Georgetown GLOW returns with its 6th Edition: Dec 6, 2019 - Jan 5, 2020. Experience the sparkle of the season at Georgetown GLOW, the region's only curated exhibition of outdoor public light art installations.
  • Dates: December 6, 2019 to January 5, 2020
  • Location: Throughout the commercial district of Georgetown