Free Events: Festivals

DC is home to festivals devoted to film, music, books, dance and culture. Check here for free festival events.

24 performances · 1 ongoing event

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Performances

Library of Congress National Book Festival

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

Greenbelt Labor Day Festival

Roosevelt Center
Aug. 30 – Sep. 2

Kensington Labor Day Parade

Howard and Armory Avenues
Mon. Sep 2

Reston Multicultural Festival

Lake Anne Plaza
Sat. Sep 28

Community Open House

Round House Theatre
Sat. Aug 24

LOC National Book Festival: Raina Telgemeierm , Main Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: David McCullough, Main Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Michael Beschloss, Main Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Joyce Carol Oates - Genre Fiction

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Ann Beattie, Genre Fiction

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Poetry Slam, Teens

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Fabien Cousteau, Children's Purple Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Jennifer & Matthew Holm, Children's Purple Stage

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC: National Book Festival: David Maraniss, History & Biography

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Rick Atkinson, History & Biography

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Barbara Kingsolver, Fiction

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

LOC National Book Festival: Henry Louis Gates Jr.

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31

From the Stono Rebellion to Stepping

Shaw Neighborhood Library
Mon. Aug 26

From the Stono Rebellion to Stepping

Cleveland Park Neighborhood Library
Tue. Aug 27

From the Stono Rebellion to Stepping

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Neighborhood Library
Wed. Aug 28

College Park Day

College Park Aviation Museum
Sat. Oct 5

Ongoing Event

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 7 – 22
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