Looking for fun events to get into the holiday spirit? The D.C. area is a picture-perfect holiday destination! With community events, fairs, shows, and festivities, there are plenty of activities for everyone to fit in a little holiday celebration.
Farm Women’s Market- Holiday Season
Dec 15 – Dec 23
This season, decorate your home with locally handmade holiday wreaths, garlands, and winter berries from around the D.C. area at the Farm Women’s Market.
Shepherdstown WV Christmas Celebration
Dec 15 – Dec 24
Head to the historic town of Shepherdstown, WV for “Christmas in Shepherdstown” , featuring daily events, parades, music, and street entertainment.
Kensington Fall Colors and Holiday Lights Seasonal Walk
Get in the holiday spirit with a stroll through Historic Kensington, Howard Ave Antique Row, and Mormon Temple Visitor’s Center to view the beautiful holiday decorations and lights. Enjoy some fall foliage through Garrett Park and along Rock Creek.
Kensington Festival of Lights
Dec 3 – Dec 31
Join the D.C. community for one of its oldest traditions. Starting on December 3, the Washington D.C. Temple Visitors Center offers free shows every night, and the Temple grounds are amply decked in holiday splendor.
Holiday Arts Show and Sale
Dec 15 – Jan 10
Browse through a plethora of beautiful holiday gifts at the Holiday Arts Show and Sale, which features glass, ceramics, photography, painting, jewelry, holiday ornaments, and more handcrafted by local and invited artists.
Bethesda Living — Christmas or Anytime
Bethesda is a great place to spend the holidays — or any time of year! Read more about Bethesda and what it’s like to live here.