January 2019 ~ Calendar of Events

Ice Skating Guides 2019
~ Lace up and glide onto the ice at any one of the various rinks throughout the city.

Capitals Game
~ Enjoy a game at the Capital One Arena - Home to the 2018 Stanley Cup Champions! See Ovechkin wow audiences with his famous slapshot, and enjoy some local culture!

Washington Wizards
~ Enjoy a basketball game in the newly renovated Capital One Arena!  

Winter Theater
~ Take in a show and enjoy DC’s wonderful theaters all over the city - see link for scheduled performances.

Free Community Day at National Museum of Women in the Arts: January 6th, 2019
~ Enjoy one of DC’s premier museums and their awe inspiring exhibits, for free! Experience various artistic mediums and take part in the “Fierce Women” tour; showcasing strong, inspiring female figures that challenged the heteronormative hierarchy and secured their place in the annals of history.  

Bridal Shows & Expos: Various Times and Locations
~ Attention all brides, grooms, and wedding planners! Attend one of the many expos throughout the city to get inspiration, information and more for your upcoming nuptials.

The Wedding Experience : January 12th & January 20th
~ Soon to be brides and grooms (and anyone else!) won’t want to miss this event! Get inspiration and guidance from the area’s leading wedding professonals while you sample all things wedding related! Fashion shows, cake tastings, and floral exhibitions make this event a “must see” for those planning their Big Day!

Washington DC Restaurant Week: January 14 - January 20, 2019
~ Dine in the District with amazing deals!! More than 100 participating restaurants offer pre-fixe 3 course meals for lunch ($22), brunch, and dinner ($35)! Check out the comprehensive list of associated restaurants and make reservations.

Full Moon Experiences: National Arboretum - January 20 - 22, 2019
~ Take part in this magical experience and soak up those moon rays like never before! Enjoy sweeping, unobstructed views amongst the pristine arboretum! Full Moon Hikes and Full Moon Forest Bathing are offered. Please note, The two-hour walk over hilly and uneven terrain is a brisk hike, not a garden tour, so prepare accordingly. We cover about 3 miles.

Martin Luther King Day Events 2019: January 21, 2019
~ Commemorate the prolific civil rights leader at one of the many events throughout the city. Attend one of several parades, musical celebrations, or the laying of the wreath at the Lincoln Memorial where his delivery of the historic 1963 “I Have a Dream” speech, changed the world.

Home and Remodeling Show 2019: January 18 - 20, 2019
Dulles Expo Center - Chantilly, VA 
~ Attention designers and home remodelers! Take a look at the new styles in home decor, garden design, and so much more! Hundreds of experts, and even more products and services make this event a feast for the eyes.

Women's March on Washington : January 19, 2019
~ In an effort to spread awareness about women’s rights and political standing, thousands of women will take to the street in front of the Capitol and March. This grassroots event is meant to honor women and highlight various social issues.

Sips and Suppers: January 26 - 28, 2019
~ Foodies unite! In an effort to fight poverty and hunger, celebrated mixologists and chefs gather and showcase their signature dishes for a great cause.

Rock Creek Park 
~ Horseback riding, trails for hiking, biking, and exploring provide a wonderful escape from the hustle and bustle of the city! 

For more tips, event information and city guides we recommend visiting about.dc.com


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