Free Events: DC Metro
There’s no shortage of Free Events in the DC Metro area. Browse and choose from 500+ Free Events including free concert and performances to free films, lectures and talks to free museum exhibitions. There’s even a section for free festivals and free family events.
Art Walk in the ParkGlen Echo Park
Fri. Sep 6 Refreshments while you walk around the park watching artists work
The REACH Opening FestivalThe Kennedy Center
Sep. 7 – 22 2 of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.
Live from the Lawn: UkeFest FinaleStrathmore
Wed. Aug 21 Ukulele superstars Cathy Fink, Marcy Marxer, Daniel Ho, and Peter Luongo along with a mass strum-along.
Jazz in the Garden at the National Gallery of Art: May 18 - August 24National Gallery of Art's Jazz in the Garden concert series will kick off its 2019 season on Friday, May 17. Check here for the complete schedule of concerts.
Library of Congress National Book Festival - Saturday, August 31140+ authors, poets and illustrators.
LOC Movies on the Lawn: Thursday's July 11-August 15, 2019The six-film series is presented on Thursday evenings at sundown on the north lawn of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson
LOC Concerts on the Lawn Thursday's July 11 - Aug 15The Library of Congress and the Washington Performing Arts present the Summer Concerts on the Lawn outdoor concert series.
Millennium Stage at the Kennedy CenterWashington ALL AGES: Free Performances every day at 6pm. As part of the Kennedy Center's "Performing Arts for Everyone" initiative, visitors can enjoy local, national, and international artists as they showcase their talents in music, dance, theater, and more.
Lake Anne Jazz and Blues FestivalLake Anne Plaza
Sat. Aug 31
Live from the Lawn: Aaron AbernathyStrathmore
Wed. Aug 28
Hill Center’s Annual Family Day + ConcertHill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Sep 29
Cultural Capital: Step Afrika!National Museum of Women in the Arts
Fri. Aug 30
American Roots Concert Series: Steve PoltzHill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Sep 15
Jones Benally Family DancersLibrary of Congress
Tue. Sep 10
Global Sounds on the Hill: Che ApalacheHill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Tue. Sep 10
American Roots Concert Series: Freddy & FrancineHill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Sep 22
Greenbelt Labor Day FestivalRoosevelt Center
Aug. 30 – Sep. 2
2019 Art All Night at the KCCKorean Cultural Center DC
Sat. Sep 14
Evil and the Anti-Hero Film Series: Bad Day at Black Rock (1955)Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Sep 27
American Roots Concert Series: C.J. Chenier and the Red-Hot Louisiana BandHill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Sep 8