Every season a reason to celebrate
Whether in our venues or around the nation’s capital, Events DC is the leading authority on sports and entertainment in the District. Through our Special Events Division, Events DC is actively involved in the planning and support of some of the city’s most anticipated events, attracting thousands of attendees to locations around the city. As varied and diverse as the city itself, these events bring economic impact to our nation’s capital while offering a wealth of can’t-miss dates on the social calendar for District residents and visitors alike.
As part of our Special Events division, Events DC makes strategic investments in various city-wide sports, entertainment and cultural events including the internationally renowned National Cherry Blossom Festival, an annual two-week festival which features art, theatre and live performances along the scenic tidal basin each spring, Jazz in the ‘Hoods presented by Events DC, a major program of the annual DC Jazz Festival which showcases nearly 80 live performances in clubs, restaurants, hotels and galleries throughout the District, the Capital Criterium presented by Events DC, the District’s premier pro cycling race on Pennsylvania Avenue, the Nation’s Triathlon to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, the fastest growing triathlon in the nation, and the Washington International Horse Show, which is held annually at the Verizon Center.
Additionally, Events DC supports the Washington Kastles, DC’s mulitple champion World Team Tennis squad and the Congressional Bank Baseball Classic, which features public and private high school baseball teams from around the District.