December Events

Season's Greenings: National Parks and Historic Places at The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservator

Season's Greenings: National Parks and Historic Places at The U.S. Botanic Garden Conservator

We curated a fun list of things to do in DC to kick off the holiday season! Click the name of the event to see more info.

Miracle on Seventh Street
DATE & TIME: Daily, Now - December 31, 2016 -All Day
LOCATION: Mockingbird Hill

Season's Greenings: National Parks and Historic Places
DATE & TIME: November 24, 2016 - Monday, January 2, 2017
LOCATION: United States Botanic Garden

Georgetown Glow
DATE & TIME: Friday, December 2, 2016 - Sunday, January 1, 2017
LOCATION: See the Map of Installations Here

8th Annual Logan Circle Holiday House Tour
Rippeteau Architects is a proud sponsor of this event.
DATE & TIME: Sunday, December 4, 2016, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm
LOCATION: See link above for details.

Wonderland 2016: Accumulate!
DATE & TIME: Thursday, December 15, 2016 to Friday, January 6, 2017 LOCATION: District Architecture Center

Interactive Hashtag Postcard Mailbox
DATE & TIME: Friday, December 16 - Sunday, December 18
Holiday shoppers will be able to enjoy the new CityCenterDC Hashtag Mailboxes in both The Plaza at CityCenter and The Park at CityCenter. The unique installation is a touchscreen mailbox that creates real, mailable physical postcards of CityCenterDC guests’ own social media photos when they post with the designated CityCenterDC hashtag. Guests are able to then type in a message for their family or friends and either print out a postcard that they can mail on their own, or the mailbox will print and mail a postcard for them, including postage. 
Fri 12PM-6PM, Sat-Sun 1PM-7PM  LOCATION: Palmer Alley CityCenterDC

US Capitol Tour
DATE & TIME: Saturday, December 17, 2016, 12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
LOCATION: Union Station, 50 Massachusetts Ave NE, Next to Bike 'n Roll Rack, Washington, DC 20002

Embassy Row Chocolate Tour: Special Holiday Tour of the Decorated Embassies
DATE & TIME: Sun, December 18, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
LOCATION: DuPont Station – North Exit (top of Escalator), Connecticut Ave. & Q Street, NW Washington DC

Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception
DATE & TIME: Tuesday, December 20, 2016, to Sunday, January 8, 2017
LOCATION: 400 Michigan Ave NE, Washington, DC 20017

Be Dazzled by the Lighting of the National Menorah
DATE & TIME: Sunday, Dec. 25 at 4:00 p.m. LOCATION: White House Ellipse
Attend the lighting ceremony of the National Menorah the  and enjoy live music, latkes and hot donuts. The event is free but tickets are required. You can also visit the menorah for the duration of Chanukah, Dec. 24-Jan. 1.