Holiday Fun Found Throughout Washington DC
With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the holiday season has officially started. Washington D.C. provides a number of great options for holiday fun. Here are a few of the best choices for this year:
A Christmas Carol
This classic story of Christmas past, present and future is performed at venues throughout the city, including:
- Ford's Theatre - November 21st through January 1st
- Keegan Theatre - December 13th through 29th
- Little Theatre of Alexandria - December 5th through 22nd
- Olney Theatre Center - December 1st through 29th
- Gallaudet University (Elstad Auditorium) - November 29th to December 22nd
A classic ballet held every year during the Christmas season, this story is perfect for the entire family. You can find it at a theater near you including:
- Warner Theatre
- Kennedy Center
- Momentum Dance Theatre
Washington National Cathedral - December 6th to 8th
An inspiring concert featuring many holiday classics takes place at the Washington National Cathedral. This concert includes Handel's Messiah performed by the boy, girl and men's choirs, along with guest soloists.
Seasons of Lights at the Discover Theatre
From December 2nd to the 20th, you can enjoy a holiday favorite at the Smithsonian children's theater. This performance includes lights as well as the opportunity to learn the customs and history of Christmas, the Winter Solstice, Chanukah and more.
The Washington Revels - December 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th and 15th
Held at the Lisner Auditorium on the George Washington University campus, this performance provides dance, music, and more. Enjoy many different cultures and countries represented throughout the performance.