Memorial Day Weekend in Metro DC May 24-27, 2019

Find Memorial Day Weekend Events celebrated throughout Metro DC at CultureCapital. Our Memorial Day Guide includes schedules and info on the National Parade, National Memorial Day Concert, Rolling Thunder, Wreath Laying Ceremony, museum and gallery exhibits, concerts, shows and family events.

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Hot Hits

Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington Arlington National Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 400,000 active duty service members, veterans and their families. Service to country is the common thread that binds all who are remembered and honored at Arlington.

Korean War Veterans Memorial

Washington The Korean War Veterans Memorial was dedicated in 1995. Its Wall of Remembrance and 19 stainless steel statues commemorate the sacrifices of the millions of Americans and allied partners who fought during the Korean War.

Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Washington The memorial includes the names of over 58,000 servicemen and women who gave their lives in service in the Vietnam Conflict.

World War II Memorial

Washington The World War II Memorial commemorates the sacrifice and celebrates the victory of "the greatest generation."

Spotlights

Describe the Night

Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company
May. 27 – Jun. 23, 2019

Tiny Tots - Penguins’ Playground

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jan. 19 – Aug. 10, 2019

Curator's Tour for Adults

The Mansion at Strathmore
Feb. 2 – May. 26, 2019

Tiny Tots - Clowning Around

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
May. 18 – 26, 2019

FAME, el Musical (en español)

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Apr. 25 – Jun. 2, 2019

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jun. 29, 2019

FAME, The Musical, US Premiere in Spanish

GALA Hispanic Theatre
Apr. 25 – Jun. 2, 2019

Tiny Tots - World on a String

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Mar. 9 – Aug. 24, 2019

Explore! With the NPG

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31, 2019

New York Ave Sculpture Project

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Sep. 20, 2020

ETHEL with guest artist Robert Mirabal present The River

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. May 26, 2019

Daguerreotypes: Five Decades of Collecting

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Jun. 2, 2019

Shear Madness

The Kennedy Center
Jan. 19 – Jun. 19, 2019
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