8 Holiday Events Near Washington, D.C. 2017

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Living near the nation’s capital lets residents participate in unique holiday events that you can’t find anywhere else. Washington, D.C. has plans events to satisfy all guests with varying interests and hobbies. Your town may have some great events for you and the whole family, but the city provides a holiday experience that transcends the average. Here are eight events for the 2017 holiday season that you won’t want to miss.

Official Washington, D.C. SantaCon Crawl 2017

The holiday season is here and that means the 2017 SantaCon Pub Crawl in Washington, D.C. is near! Come dressed in your best Santa Claus costume and celebrate the holidays with the best drinks around Washington. The event will kick off in Dupont Circle and many local bars in the city will be participating!

Embassy Row Chocolate Tour: Special Holiday Guided Tour

The Embassy Row Chocolate Tour will take you around the world without leaving the city of Washington, D.C. Journey through “Embassy Row” to learn about history, foreign governments and view some of the most impressive homes in Washington decked out in holiday garb. The tour will also provide chocolate samples from many different countries to share tastes from around the world!

A Capitol Motown Christmas

Take a holiday bus ride to Washington D.C’s famous landmarks with the best Motown songs! This 3-hour holiday tour includes a free Santa hat, live music, beverages, food and raffles during your adventure. When your trip is concluded don’t end the fun there! Keep your groove on even after your final stop at the Penn Quarter Sports Tavern.

Pax River Liberty – Escape Room, Santa’s Naughty List

Mission Escape is hosting a Christmas themed escape room this holiday season. You’ll journey to the “North Pole” to convince Santa to put you on the nice list this year. There’s just one problem – you must solve the puzzles to get to Santa first! Good luck and find St. Nick fast before you get coal in your stocking!

Parents Night Off

The holidays are stressful and sometimes you just need a break from everything, including the kids. The Parents Night Off event will give you the break you’re wishing for; don’t worry, no judgement here! The kids get to make a present for you, exercise, participate in a dance party, watch a movie and eat their favorite food; pizza!

A Victorian Christmas

Celebrate the season like you’re in Victorian England. The Lee-Fendall House Museum and Garden decorates the house in classic tradition and offers guests photos with Santa, treats, stories, and an antique toy exhibit. Bring the family to see what Christmas was like when the Victorian Era was booming!

Make a Pop Art Poster

Pop art does exactly what its name implies. Your creation will come to life with a little extra in the background. Send your work via email and it will be blown up on canvas to await you at the event. This event will teach you how to add “art” into your art for a real pop!

Presents on a Penny

Gifts are expensive and it’s hard to buy presents for everyone during the holidays. Presents on a Penny aims to confront this problem head on! Join Accessible Resources for Independence and make three inexpensive gifts for your loved ones. Save some cash and have fun!

Apartments for Rent in Dulles, VA

Living near Washington, D.C. exposes you to great, fun, and unique opportunities during the holiday season. Explore the city and the surrounding suburbs to experience the holidays in a whole new way! To learn more about Lerner Residential and our Parc Dulles location, view our photo gallery or the virtual tour for a closer look.

2017-12-05T20:54:21+00:00 December 5th, 2017|