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7 Reasons to Attend a Washington Capitals Hockey Game

Attending a Washington Capitals game is a time-honored tradition in DC's Penn Quarter/Chinatown neighborhood . Thousands of fans flock to the Capital One Arena 41 times between October and April, rocking the red to root on the Caps. In 2018, the team won the first Stanley Cup in the franchise's 44-...

Washington Capitals Hockey Game at Capital One Arena - Professional Sports in Washington, DC
Ways to Stay Engaged With DC’s Sports Teams

While attending games and watching contests live on TV is not an option at the moment, you can still re-live great moments from DC sports teams and follow their social media feeds for fun activities. We’ll start our rundown with the 2018 Stanley Cup champions, the 2019 World Series champions and...

view of soccer stadium during a game
5 Eventful Reasons to Visit the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights

Just a three-minute walk from the Congress Heights Metro, the Entertainment and Sports Arena on the East Campus of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital serves as the home for the WNBA’s Washington Mystics and the Washington Wizards G-League affiliate, the Capital City Go-Go. The venue is well-equipped to...

Concert at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights - Concert, sports and events venue in Washington, DC
10+ Great Sports Bars & Restaurants in Washington, DC

When the big game is on, it's time to cozy up to a bar, order a brew and some apps and enjoy. We've compiled a great list of bars and restaurants that make for the perfect sports-watching experience in Washington, DC. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many restaurants and bars have restrictions and...

Penn Social - Places to Watch Football in Chinatown - Washington, DC
Top Reasons to Participate in the 2020 United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon & Half Marathon

Rock DC in 2020 for a special edition event where the race will be entirely in the runner’s hands.

Runners taking part in the United Airlines Rock ‘n’ Roll Washington DC Marathon and Half Marathon
5 Reasons to Attend a Washington Mystics Game at the New Entertainment and Sports Arena

Led by a superstar who is supported by an outstanding cast, the Washington Mystics have big things planned for 2019 after falling just short of a WNBA title last season. First on the docket: welcome fans to the new, state-of-the-art Entertainment and Sports Arena , the team’s new home court. So...

Washington Mystics WNBA basketball game - Reasons to check out a Mystics game in Washington, DC
6 Reasons to Attend the Citi Open This Summer in Washington, DC

One of DC’s longest-standing sports traditions, the Citi Open takes place at the Rock Creek Park Tennis Center from July 27 – Aug. 4. Join the throngs of fans during this nine-day top-tier tennis event. You'll see talented players from the men's circuit compete for 500 rankings points – the only...

Citi Open summer tennis tournament - Pro sports tournament in Washington, DC
Your Guide to Washington Nationals Baseball

The 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals are back in action this spring and summer with an exciting schedule, plenty of home runs and, of course, Racing Presidents. Save up to 20% off tickets when using code VISITDC . The History of the Washington Nationals After a 33-year absence, Major...

Stephen Strasburg at Nationals Parade
5 Reasons to Check Out the DC Defenders at Audi Field

The football season didn’t end after that big game in early February (sorry, we’re trying to avoid trademark infringement). The DC Defenders’ season has kicked off to much fanfare, with football fanatics flocking to the state-of-the-art Audi Field to watch the talented XFL team play. With three...

DC Defenders XFL Game at Audi Field - Professional Football in Washington, DC
8 Exciting Ways to Engage with Baseball in Washington, DC

There are plenty of ways to engage with the national pastime in the nation’s capital. And now, with DC ready to host its first World Series since 1933 thanks to the Washington Nationals' incredible run, there's no better time to take in these experiences. Check them out below!

Washington Nationals game at Nationals Park - Baseball in Washington, DC