Festivals

Check the CultureCapital.com Festival section for dates, times and information on the many film festivals, music and jazz festivals, literary and book festivals, theatre and fringe festivals held in Metro DC throughout the year.

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Performances

A Capital Fourth Concert & Fireworks

West Lawn US Capitol
Thu. Jul 4

Lake Arbor Jazz Festival: White Affair

Martins Camelot
Fri. Jul 12

Lake Arbor Jazz Festival

Lake Arbor Community Center Grounds
Sat. Jul 13

Lake Arbor Jazz Finale: Grand Finale All Star Jam

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
Sun. Jul 14

Lake Arbor Jazz Festival: Sunday Inspirational Jazz Experience

Bowie Center for the Performing Arts
Sun. Jul 14

The Eurasia Festival

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Tue. Jun 25

National Independence Day Parade

Constitution Avenue between 7th and 17th Streets
Thu. Jul 4

Smithsonian Folklife: Sisterfire Showcase

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sat. Jun 29

Smithsonian Folkways: Pete Seeger Tribute

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Sun. Jun 30

Smithsonian Folklife: Rio Mira

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Mon. Jul 1

Smithsonian Folklife: The Sunlit Path

Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center
Wed. Jul 3

Fairfax VA: Independence Day Parade

City of Fairfax
Thu. Jul 4

Fairfax VA: Evening Show & Fireworks

Fairfax High School
Thu. Jul 4

Falls Church 4th of July Celebration

George Mason High School
Thu. Jul 4

Rockville Independence Day Celebration

Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park
Thu. Jul 4

LOC Movies on the Lawn: Mary Poppins (1964)

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 11

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 18

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: A League of Their Own

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 25

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Jaws

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 1

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 8

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Jurassic Park

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 15

DC Art Book Fair

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sun. Jul 7

Capital Fringe: Would You Rather…

Arena Stage
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: Journey to Long Nose

Arena Stage
Jul. 9 – 21

Capital Fringe: E Pluribus Screw ‘Em

Arena Stage
Jul. 13 – 27

Capital Fringe: Shakespeare’s Worst

Arena Stage
Jul. 9 – 21

Capital Fringe: Velvet Determination

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 9 – 16

Capital Fringe: 33 1/3 Chorus Girls

Arena Stage
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: That’s Not How It Happened

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 21

Capital Fringe: A People’s History

Arena Stage
Jul. 5 – 10

Capital Fringe: Judge Me Not

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 25

Capital Fringe: The Heist

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: The Face Zone

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Hatpin Panic

Arena Stage
Jul. 9 – 20

Capital Fringe: Surfacing

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 28

Capital Fringe: An Eye for an Eye

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Dust

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Amelia

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: 52 Pickup

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Body.

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Caribbean Command

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Neverlanding

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: She Sings Light

Arena Stage
Jul. 10 – 20

Capital Fringe: Ghosts of Saturday Night

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 28

Capital Fringe: Heartbeats & Algorithms

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: Veneer of Beauty

Arena Stage
Jul. 10 – 20

Capital Fringe: Stuck

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: Office of the Speaker

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 25

Capital Fringe: Crapshoot

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 9 – 23

Capital Fringe: A History of Laughter

Winfield Scott Hancock Statue
Jul. 9 – 17

Capital Fringe: Love in the Time of Climate Change

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: Our Town Plus Zombies

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 10 – 25

Capital Fringe: A Gentleman & a Liar

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: The Breakup

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: Intimate Dinner

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 10 – 26

Capital Fringe: Hold the Tomato

Arena Stage
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: How's That Workin' Out for Ya? 2.0

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: American Tranquility

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 10 – 21

Capital Fringe: H.P. Lovecraft’s: The Call of Cthulhu

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 11 – 28

Capital Fringe: Codependent

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: Passing

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 11 – 24

Capital Fringe: I Know It Was the Blood

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 23

Capital Fringe: Rewiring Eden

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 11 – 25

Capital Fringe: Conversations

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 11 – 26

Capital Fringe: Let’s Fight and Say We Didn’t

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 12 – 28

Capital Fringe: Beyond These Walls

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 12 – 27

Capital Fringe: Iphigenia in Splott

Arena Stage
Jul. 12 – 21

Capital Fringe: What Wasn’t

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 12 – 23

Capital Fringe: The Hound

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 12 – 25

Capital Fringe: Good & Kissed

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 12 – 20

Capital Fringe: Dreamer/Seeker

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 12 – 27

Capital Fringe: An Evening with Lola Montez

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 13 – 27

Capital Fringe: Before the Fall

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 13 – 27

Capital Fringe: All for the Union

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 14 – 26

Capital Fringe: SPEAK*Girls Presents

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 18 – 21

Capital Fringe: Starcrossed

St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church
Jul. 20 – 28

Capital Fringe: From Divorce to Restoration

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 23 – 28

Capital Fringe: Soul Redeemer

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 9 – 27

Capital Fringe: Saucy Jack and the Space Vixens

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 10 – 28

Capital Fringe: Energie: A Rock Musical

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 11 – 27

Capital Fringe: American Diet

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 11 – 28

Capital Fringe: Kafka’s Metamorphosis: The Musical!

Christ United Methodist Church
Jul. 11 – 14

Capital Fringe: Air Mail/Par Avion

Riverside Baptist Church
Jul. 12 – 28

Capital Fringe: The Knights of Salisbury

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 13 – 21

Capital Fringe: Inferno the Musical

Westminster Presbyterian Church
Jul. 18 – 28

Capital Fringe: Oizys in the Waiting Room

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 10 – 27

Capital Fringe: This Place of Ours

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 11 – 17

Capital Fringe: EyeSOAR

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 13 – 28

Capital Fringe: DancEthos

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 16 – 27

Capital Fringe: Little White Lies

St. Matthews Lutheran Church
Jul. 11 – 27

March with Revels on July 4th!

Carroll Ave & Ethan Allen Ave, Takoma Park
Thu. Jul 4

Independence Day Celebration

Langley High School
Thu. Jul 4

11th Annual UkeFest (five days)

The Mansion at Strathmore
Sat. Aug 17

Ongoing Events

Whitman Bicentennial Display

Library of Congress
Thru Aug. 15

Remembering Our Veterans:

Howard University
Thru Aug. 31
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