Winter

Seasonal celebrations, exciting performances and more make for winter whimsy in the District.

Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate in Washington, DC

Brace yourselves, winter is here and along with it, the bitter cold. How will you weather the storm? We’ve got your survival guide right here, and it involves hot, melted chocolate beverages that are sweet, sinfully delicious and sometimes very adult.

@icecreamjubilee - Nutella Hot Chocolate from Ice Cream Jubilee - Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate in Washington, DC
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#MyDCcool Fan Photos of the Month

We’ve asked our Instagram , Twitter and Facebook fans to tag their DC pics #MyDCcool , and the results have been incredible! Check out these beautiful photos from the month of October, including gorgeous shots of fall foliage, some of the best dishes from around the city and exciting photos from...

@martinstavern - new fall drink menu
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
11 Reasons to Attend the 2020 Washington Auto Show

Cars are cool. America has been fascinated with these vehicles since the days of the Model T, and boy, how far we’ve come since then. This statement’s accuracy will be evident when you visit the 2020 Washington Auto Show , held Jan. 24 - Feb. 2 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Even if...

Crowd at Washington Auto Show - Winter event in Washington, DC
20 Ways to Celebrate Women's History Month in Washington, DC

The nation’s capital is a great place to celebrate the success of women, especially during March, which carries the title of Women's History Month. There are plenty of ways to pay homage to the tremendous accomplishments of women, from checking out a new museum exhibit to experiencing a live show...

@peruvianmafiosa - Visitor at the National Museum of Women in the Arts - Women-focused attraction and museum in Washington, DC
10 Ways to Make the Most of Winter in Washington, DC

Wintertime is always the right time to visit DC. When the temperatures drop, the District heats up with dazzling light displays, seasonal deals, warm and comforting drinks and so much more. Plan the best vacation ever and discover holiday magic in Washington, DC. A quick reminder: please wear a...

Holiday hotel packages, deals and discounts this winter in Washington, DC
10+ Dazzling Holiday Light Displays & Events in Washington, DC

Sure, the District might be part of the Mid-Atlantic region, but it feels more like the North Pole during the holidays thanks to the National Christmas Tree, holiday markets, one-of-a-kind seasonal light displays and lots more. Here are some of the virtual and in-person ways to experience the...

@fiz1point5 - ZooLights winter holiday celebration at Smithsonian National Zoo - Free family friendly things to do in Washington, DC
12 Places to Enjoy Hot and Cozy Drinks in Washington, DC

As the weather cools down, the drinks at DC restaurants and cafes warm up. Get your fix of autumnal or wintry vibes with this array of offerings that can be found across the city. Please note that you should wear a mask when not eating or drinking at the locations below and reservations are...

@midlands_dc - hot mulled cider or our Irish Coffee
Staycation Hotel Deals in Washington, DC

Hotels all over DC, and even some just outside of it, are offering heavily discounted rooms and luxury suites to locals throughout the coming months. If you are seeking a new hotel workspace, a romantic escape or an offbeat adventure, then check out these standout Stay Local DC offers . Please make...

Eaton Hotel DC Room View