Washington, DC: Our National Government 

 

Spring Activities

  • Cherry Blossom Festival, mall area, (March - April, yearly)
  • Blossom Kite Festival (March - 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 In (May, 2018)

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 next 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.


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

 


Sherlene's Hey Neighbor! Suggestion

While visiting the Natural History Museum on April 9, 2014, I was told that the museum will be closing for five years (2019).

 

 


 

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