Washington DC Happenings
Things to do in Washington DC
Looking for a great way to spend you vacation? Enjoy all Washington D.C. has to offer and stay at Hyatt Regency Washington: our rates are as low as $152 per room, per night this season! Celebrate love this season with our Valentine's Day specials, avaiable the entire month of February! Simply mention offer code SUIHR or LOVEDC to learn more and make a reservation! it's good not to be home.
Take advantage of our prime location to explore all this fascinating city offers – from the Capitol Building just steps away from the hotel, to historical sights, including The White House, all around town. Our Capitol Hill hotel rooms are modern and inviting, creating perfect relaxing atmosphere for your vacation this summer. Let us make you feel home away from home with everything from extra pillows and hangers, to a crib and coffeepot waiting upon arrival. It's good not to be home.
Check out some of the events and activities we recommend you attend this season:
Washington Wizards Basketball | through April 2017
See NBA games live at the Verizon Center from October through April.
Washington Jewish Film Festival | through February 28
As part of its year-round screenings, the Washington Jewish Film Festival presents its 2017 Winter Season. Featuring 8 films from around the world, the series showcases diverse genres, from personal investigative documentaries to classic Israeli cinema and romantic comedies.
The Power of Color | through February 27
"The Power of Color" features vibrant works in all media. From an emotionally-intense red to calming blue and "is it the absence of color?" white, color can truly stimulate or sooth us. These colorful works will affect your senses in varied ways!
Valentine’s Day with Patti LaBelle | February 14
This Valentine's Day, treat your sweetheart to an unforgettable date in this one-night-only concert of love songs from soulful diva Patti LaBelle and the NSO Pops at the Kennedy Center.
Ariana Grande | February 27
Come watch Ariana Grande bring down the house singing the hit songs from her newest CD Dangerous Women! Doors open at 6:30 PM at the Washington Verizon Center minutes from Hyatt Regency Washington.
Shear Madness | through June 11
Set today in the Shear Madness hairstyling salon, this record-breaking comedy is Washington's hilarious whodunit. After more than 12,000 performances, the show has stayed in great shape.
Game of Thrones Live Concert | March 1
Enter the world of Weseros with the Game of Thrones Love Convert Experience – an immersive music and visual experience that will bring the Seven Kingdoms to life on a scale never seen before. Using state of the art technology, Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi, along with a full orchestra and choir, will take fans on a musical journey through the Game of Thrones Realm.
Wizards at Kings | March 10
Come out and watch the Washington Wizard defend the home turf against the Sacramento Kings.
Washington National Opera: Backstage Tours | through May 19
Go Backstage of your favorite WNO Opera House Performances to see and exclusive behind the scenes look at the production.
Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo | March 21 - 22
Come out to see the Sensational and hilarious all-male dance troupe preforms in and drag and on pointe. Audiences will be amazed and entertained by the technical skill and uproarious antics of the Trocks.
Mapping a Growing Nation: From Independence to Statehood | through September 1
Abel Buell’s New and Correct Map of the United States of North America is the first map of the newly independent United States compiled, printed, and published in America by an American. This important early American map is known to exist in only seven copies. Philanthropist David M. Rubenstein has generously placed his copy of the map at the Library.
Fifth Annual Artists on the Rise: Juried Teen Exhibition | March 10 - 31
Montpelier Arts Center strives to foster a positive, creative environment in which young and emerging artists realize their full potential as creative individuals. In honor of National Youth Art Month, Montpelier spotlights teens (ages 13-18) in the Washington metropolitan area and their talents in the visual arts.
To see more events for exciting happenings in Washington DC, check out our calendar of events!