More (Fun) Holiday To-Dos in the District

‘Tis the season! Don’t miss out on all the fun things to do in the District this holiday season. Here’s our first installment of our guide to all things festive! 

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National Christmas Tree

The lighting ceremony is on December 6th at 4:30 pm. This year’s performers include Train, Janelle Monae, pianist Arturo Sandoval, and Latin musician Prince Royce.  If you can’t make it in person watch it live online or tune in to PBS.  The lights are on from dusk to 11pm everyday. Don’t forget to take a picture with the tree from your home state on the “Pathway of Peace!”

Ice Skating

Choose from many different rinks. Grab some hot chocolate to warm up after!

The Nutcracker

Get dressed up in your holiday finest and catch a show at the Warner Theatre!  The shows goes on from December 6th to December 29th.

ZooLights at the National Zoo

Over 500,000 environmentally friendly lights in an already amazing place! Admission is free.  Every night from November 29th to January 1st (closed December 24th, 25th and 31st