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Washington D.C. features some of the most exciting annual events in the entire USA, and aren't you lucky to be here to enjoy them? DC Party Bus would be thrilled to take you to any one of the below events, and of course our services are not limited to just these traditional events. We can take you nearly anywhere that you want to go within a reasonable radius of the city. Please take a look at some of these events if you're looking for a reason to rent our services, and let us know if you're interested in any of these exciting galas!

January

  • College baseball with the Cardinals, Eagles, Patriots, Colonials, Hoyas, Bison, Tarrapins, Midshipmen, Tigers, and Retrievers.
  • The military salute to Martin Luther King, Jr. at the Lincoln Memorial.
  • The Chinese New Year Parade.
  • Robert E. Lee's birthday celebration at his Arlington home.
  • March for Life organized by the Ave Maria University Students for Life.
  • Sugarloaf Crafts Festival at the Dulles Expo Center.

February

  • Abraham Lincoln's birthday at his memorial.
  • Washington Boat Show at the Washington Convention Center.
  • The Capital Home and Garden Show at the Dulles Expo Center.

March

  • Washington D.C. Independent Film Festival at local theatres.
  • Dinner with an Artist at the Fillmore Arts Center.
  • St. Patrick's Day Parade from 7th to 17th Streets and Constitution Avenue NW.
  • Smithsonian Kite Festival next to the Washington Monument.
  • The National Cherry Blossom Festival.

April

  • Major League Baseball with the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals.
  • Major League Soccer with the D.C. United.
  • National Cherry Blossom Festival continues with the parade!
  • Sugarloaf Crafts Festival often occurs in April.
  • Earth Day Celebration featuring exhibits, speakers, and musicians.
  • AOL's Make-a-Wish Scavenger Hunt throughout D.C.
  • Easter Sunrise Service at The Memorial Amphitheatre at Arlington National Cemetery.
  • Filmfest D.C. / Washington International Film Festival.
  • Shakespeare's birthday celebration at Folger Shakespeare Library.
  • Smithsonian Washington Craft Show at the National Building Museum.
  • White House Spring Garden and House Tours.
  • White House Easter Egg Roll.
  • Open-Air French Market in the Book Hill neighborhood of Georgetown.

May

  • Georgetown Garden Tour
  • Apple Blossom Festival in Biglersville, PA
  • National Train Day at Union Station
  • International Children's Festival at the Meridian International Center
  • Arlington Cemetery Memorial Day Ceremony at the Memorial Amphitheatre
  • Vietnam Veterans Memorial Day Ceremony at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Washington National Cathedral Flower Mart at the Washington National Cathedral
  • Gaithersburg Book Festival at Gaithersburg City Hall
  • Charity Homes Tour and Marketplace in the Clifton/Fairfax Station area
  • The Commandant's Own performances at the U.S. Marine Corps Barracks
  • The President's Own performances by the U.S. Marine Corps Chamber Orchestra
  • National Memorial Day Parade
  • Washington, D.C. Week for Animals sponsored by Animal World USA.

June

  • DC Jazz Festival (formerly the Duke Ellington Jazz Festival) at the National Mall
  • Caribbean Carnival Extravaganza at Banneker Recreation Park
  • Susan G. Komen National Race for the Cure at the National Mall
  • Marine Band Summer Concert Series at the U.S. Capitol's west terrace and White House Ellipse Visitor Pavilion
  • Museum Walk Weekend at Dupont Circle
  • Gay Football (Soccer) World Championships at Trinity University Soccer Stadium and RFK Stadium Starplex
  • Soap Box Derby on Capitol Hill
  • Martial Arts Championships at Lake Taylor High School in Norfolk
  • Shakespeare Theater Free-For-All at Carter Baron Amphitheater
  • KOL Kids' Extravalooza at the National Children's Museum
  • Northern Virginia Antiques & Modernism Show and Sale at Thomas Jefferson Community Center
  • American University's Washington Internships for Native Students (WINS) Powwow at their campus
  • Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle along Pennsylvania Ave NW between 9th and 14th Streets.

July

  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival throughout the greater Washington, D.C. area and at the museums on the National Mall
  • Bastille Day with live entertainment and tray races
  • Fourth of July Celebration on the National Mall
  • Latin-American Festival at the National Mall
  • First Battle of Manassas (Bull Run) in the city of Manassas.

August

  • Arlington County Fair at the Thomas Jefferson Center
  • U.S. Army Band performs Tchaikovsky's 1812 Overture at the White House Ellipse Visitor Pavilion.

September

  • National Football League with the Baltimore Ravens and the Washington Redskins
  • NCAA College football with the Terrapins, Midshipmen, and Tigers
  • Adams Morgan Festival of multicultural music and food along 18th Street NW
  • Ambassador's Ball for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society at the Ritz Carlton Washington
  • National Black Family Reunion by the National Council of Negro Women at the National Mall
  • Hispanic Designers Gala Fashion Show
  • Kalorama House and Embassy Tour beginning at Woodrow Wilson House
  • Kennedy Center Open House
  • National Frisbee Championships at the Washington Monument
  • Dulles Day Festival & Plane Pull at Dulles International Airport
  • Rock Creek Park Day
  • Downtown Hyattsville Arts Festival
  • Capital Home Show at Dulles Expo Center
  • National Book Festival along the National Mall
  • Farm Fun Festival at Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market.

October

  • National Hockey League with the Washington Capitals
  • Vienna Tysons Regional Chamber of Commerce (VTRCC) Oktoberfest along Church Street in Vienna
  • Lombardi Gala for the Lombardi Cancer Center at the Hilton Washington and Towers
  • Taste of Baltimore at Oriole Park
  • Town of Dumfries Fall Festival Extravaganza at Cecil W. Garrison Park
  • St James' Art, Antique & Craft Auctions at St James' Episcopal Church
  • Army Ten Miler, America's largest 10-mile race
  • Theodore Roosevelt's Birthday Celebration on Theodore Roosevelt Island
  • Apple Harvest Festival at Winchester's Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market
  • Pumpkin Festival at Winchester's Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market.

November

  • National Basketball with the Washington Wizards
  • College Basketball with the Patriots, Hoyas, Terrapins, Bears, Midshipmen, and Tigers
  • Mid-Atlantic Great Dane Rescue League (MAGDRL) Scavenger Hunt
  • Marine Corps Marathon at Arlington National Cemetery
  • Veterans Day Ceremony at Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Waterfowl Festival in Easton
  • Bakery Festival at Winchester's Marker-Miller Orchards Farm Market.

December

  • Scottish Christmas Walk Weekend and Parade near the Washington Masonic Memorial
  • Holiday Market at the National Portrait Gallery
  • Washington Jewish Film Festival at the District of Columbia Jewish Community Center
  • Capital Area Auto Show at the Washington Convention Center
  • International Human Rights Day Dinner at the Capital Hilton
  • Christmas Celebration and Services at the Washington National Cathedral
  • National Christmas Tree Lighting at the White House Ellipse Visitor Pavilion
  • Matzo Ball at Lulu's Club Mardi Gras
  • First Night Alexandria on New Year's Eve.

Other Area Events

Again, those are just a taste of what Washington, D.C. has to offer, and just a small sampling of the places and events that DC Party Bus can take you to! Please call us to find out if we can take you where you need to go.