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Red Sky, July 4th

National Independence Day Celebration

One of the largest Fourth of July celebrations in the country, the capital puts on a grand show to celebrate the nation's birthday. The city celebrates the day with Washington's biggest and most impressive annual parade, music concerts, arts and crafts, an evening performance...  see full details



Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

The Folklife Festival is a unique Washington DC tradition and is the largest annual cultural event in the city. It is a living cultural exhibition that celebrates the heritage of different states and regions, as well as international communities, and includes music and dance...  see full details



Yoshino Cherry Blossoms

National Cherry Blossom Festival

One of Washington DC's most famous events is the annual National Cherry Blossom Festival which celebrates the arrival of spring. Visitors flock to the city to admire the beautiful pink and white blossoms that surround the Tidal Basin, the original gift of 3,000 cherry...  see full details