December 23rd-December 27th



Festivus Celebration!

The 20th year anniversary party! Our Feats of Strength will be measured on the stage with a world class Dueling Piano Show! And don't fret, a portion of your ticket sales will certainly be donated in your name to the Human Fund.

172 Fleet St | 7 pm | Tickets

Messiah Sing-Along

Be part of Washington's most popular free holiday event, the Kennedy Center's Messiah Sing-Along.

2700 F St NW | 6 pm | Tickets

Christmas Caroling at the Wharf

Join us for some Christmas cheer and caroling on the waterfront. Led by the Gay Men’s Chorus of Washington, DC, all are invited to participate in an evening of singing cherished holiday favorites.

690 Water St SW | 7pm

Santa Paws is Coming to Town

Celebrate the holidays with a portrait of Santa and your favorite pet while enjoying all the season has to offer on our patio. Warm up with seasonal food and drink specials for you and your best friend. A portion of the proceeds will benefit City Dogs Rescue & City Kitties.

1430 Rhode Island Ave NW | 2 pm

Ugly Sweater Holiday Party 

Entrance is FREE! We are also teaming up with the Arlington Food Assistance Center, so PLEASE bring in food for donation during our UGLY SWEATER PARTY! 

3185 Wilson Blvd | 8 pm

Janine Gilbert-Carter Live

Come and join me along with Vince Smith, Emory Diggs, David B. Cole and Manny Kellough for and evening of Jazz and Blues.

1213 12th St NE | 6 pm 




Joe Herrera & Rodney Richardson's "Holiday Party"

Rodney Richardson is a jazz guitarist and educator from the Washington, DC area who recently relocated to the great jazz city of Chicago, Illinois. 

1073 Wisconsin Ave NW | 7 pm | Tickets

Christmas with Choral Arts at the Kennedy Center

Capture the joy of the season with a beloved Washington tradition! Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the holidays to join the Choral Arts Society of Washington for an evening of enchanting Christmas music that will fill you with the joy of the season.

2700 F St NW | 1 pm | Tickets

Seven Fishes Dinner

Early notice, Christmas Eve we'll be having our "Seven Fishes Dinner" ... get in there early!

4926 St Elmo Ave | 5 pm

Christmas Eve Service

Join us for our candlelight service as we celebrate the birth of Christ!

1000 New Jersey Ave SE | 5 pm 

Special Christmas Eve Drag Brunch

We'll have TWO special Drag Brunch shows for anyone sticking around DC over the holiday--and your first mimosa or bloody mary is on us. Get your tickets before they're gone! 

900 U St NW | 10:30 am | Tickets

Water Skiing Santa

Join us at Alexandria's Old Town Waterfront to see the Waterskiing Santa and Frosty the Snowman along with the Jet Skiing Grinch along with many other.

251 N Union St | 1 pm




Music for Christmas Day 

St Columba's Episcopal Church

4201 Albermarle St NW | 12pm

Oasis Christmas Candlelit Classes

Mind Your Body Oasis Yoga & Wellness Center

1750 Crystal Dr | 9am

Singing with the Sisters

Join the DC Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence for a Monday night hymn sing or belt out a pop tune or a ballad or show tune with your friends.

1335 Green Ct NW | 9:30 pm 

D25 Day of Service Young Professionals Edition 

Join other young professionals this December 25th to deliver much-needed food packages and gifts to low-income, isolated seniors living in the Columbia Heights neighborhood. Exact address will be emailed to those who register.

Columbia Heights | 10 am | Tickets



Kwanzaa Celebration: Nana Malaya Rucker "The Dancing Diplomat & Nubian" 

This exciting family program combines the masterful skills of dance, music, storytelling and more by Nana Malaya Rucker, "The Dancing Diplomat" with plenty of audience participation and African percussive instruments.

1812 Erie St SE | 11 am  | Tickets

Cyrus Chestnut Trio

At Blues Alley

1073 Wisconsin Ave NW | 8 pm | Tickets

Annual Umoja Candle-lighting Ceremony & Celebration by LCPAN

Annual Citywide Umoja Kwanzaa Celebration. Honoring the 51st Anniversary of Kwanzaa.

1908 North Capitol St NW | 6 pm

Holiday concert: 40 Thieves (Irish Rock)

Join the U.S. Botanic Garden for a festive evening of holiday music. 40 Thieves have established themselves as one of the best-loved Irish bands in the Metro DC area.

100 Maryland Ave SW | 6 pm | Tickets



Open Mic Night 

The Improv is proud to host an open mic night featuring local comics in our main showroom.

1140 Connecticut Ave NW | 7:30 pm | Tickets

District Snowflakes

Stay warm in our studio, while we take through the steps of the DC skyline covered in snow.

1728 Connecticut Ave NW | 7 pm | Tickets

Ace Hood 

Howard University Theater

620 T St NW | 8 pm | Tickets

Hometown Sounds presents Run Come See 

DC’s original source for homegrown music Hometown Sounds is really excited to present Run Come See for our December #DCmusic showcase at the Kennedy Center’s Millennium Stage.

2700 F St NW | 5:30 pm

Capital Classics: Casablanca

Hosted by Landmark's West End Cinema

2301 M St NW | 1:30 pm | Tickets