Washington, DC: Our National Government 


Spring Activities

  • Cherry Blossom Festival, mall area, (March - April, yearly)
  • Blossom Kite Festival (March - April)
  • Washington Auto Show (April) LINK. Walter E. Washington Convention Center
  • RazzMaJazz (Last Weekend in April). 
  • World-Class Culture: Passport DC  (May 1 - 31, yearly), throughout DC
  • Annual National Cathedral Flower Mart (May), Washington National Cathedral
  • National Memorial Day Concert (May), West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol, East Capitol and 1st Streets NE
  • National Memorial Day Parade (May, begins at 2 p.m.), National Mall area on Constitution Ave. 
  • National Museum of African American History & Culture, Walk-Up Wednesdays 

Summer Activities

  • Washington 4th of July Activities (Fireworks @ 9 p.m.) near the Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument
  • Library of Congress National Book Festival (Sept) 

Autumn Activities

  • National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony (December, 1st week)

Winter Activities



Informational Journal Note

*Public transportation - METRO (actual short name) and trolley, conveniently available. 


Union Station's waiting area doesn't allow you to lie down or nap while waiting for your bus.


The White House Visitor Center is open daily 7:30 a.m. -  4:30 p.m. most holidays.


If you want to visit the White House (by appointment only through member of Congress, senator or representative). Request up to six months in advance, www.nps.gov/whhow.


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