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Washington DC Festivals: Festivals Around Washington DC


Capital Fringe Festival

Capital Fringe Festival

(November)

Capital Fringe Festival Information

Public Transportation: Varies by venue, though most are easily accessible by metro buses and subway
Handicapped Accessibility: Good. Call 48 hours in advance if you need accessible seating or assistance
Performances/Programs: Programming includes more than 600 performances in theater, dance, puppetry, spoken word, film, and visual arts elements. Performance schedule varies
Ticket Prices: Must purchase a Fringe button for $7. Ticket prices range from $8–$20; a 4-show pass is $50.

DC Jazz Festival

D.C. Jazz Festival

With more than 100 performances in dozens of venues across the city, the DC Jazz Festival is the largest musical festival in Washington D.C. and one of the most highly anticipated of its kind in the country. DCJF presents educational programs year round for DC students and residents by local, national, and international acts at a number of venues. The Festival also advocates for integration of music into school curricula …more…

National Cherry Blossom Festival

National Cherry Blossom Festival

(March – April)

National Cherry Blossom Festival Information

Public Transportation: Varies by venue, though most are easily accessible by metro buses and subway
Handicapped Accessibility: Depends on venue
Performances/Programs: Programming includes over 150 daily cultural performances by local, national, and international entertainers – music, kite festival, sports competitions, and fireworks. Performance schedule varies
Ticket Prices: Primarily free, a few ticketed events at a low cost.

The Washington Examiners Arts on Foot

The Washington Examiner’s Arts on Foot

(September)

The Washington Examiner’s Arts on Foot Information

Public Transportation: Varies by venue, though most are easily accessible by metro buses and subway
Handicapped Accessibility: Depends on venue
Performances/Programs: Festival features an interactive and cultural experience including a fine arts market, crafts, theater, dance, music, film, cuisine, and wine. Performance schedule varies
Ticket Prices: Ticket prices vary by performance and venue.