Upcoming Washington DC Events for February
February provides a number of distinctive, non-sports events throughout the Nation's Capital. Here's a sample list of some of the more notable happenings:
Washington, DC International Food & Wine Festival 2014 - February 13th through 15th
Enjoy wine tastings, food sampling and the massive marketplace at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center. Be sure to also take in the annual Sommelier Showdown and all the events throughout the weekend.
George Washington Birthnight Banquet and Ball - February 16th
Celebrate the birth of the first President, George Washington, from 5:30pm to 11pm on February 16th. This event takes place at the Gadsby's Tavern Museum in Alexandria and will feature an 18th century banquet with toasts, character re-enactments, English country dancing and more.
George Washington Birthday Parade - February 17th
Black History Month Cruise Aboard the Spirit of Washington - February 22nd
This luncheon cruise provides a DJ tribute to Duke Ellington, Roberta Flack, Diana Ross, Prince, Michael Jackson, Marvin Gaye and many other luminaries, as well as showcasing many moments in Black history. The cruise departs SW DC at 11am and costs $47.90 per person.
Travel & Adventure Show 2014 - February 22nd and 23rd
Enjoy the largest active adventure and travel show in the country at the Washington Convention Center with headliners Rick Steves, Samantha Brown, Pauline Frommer and others. This show is $10 online and $15 at the door.