The December Guide

Our online events calendar features a week-by-week rundown of the region’s music, theater, dance, art, comedy and festival events, as well as special events specifically for kids.


Mount Vernon

December 1 – December 5

Mount Vernon by Candlelight
Nov. 28-Dec. 21 The Washington pad gets festive for the holidays as Martha leads candlelit tours and takes guests fireside caroling with hot cider and ginger cookie. View all

1214The 5 Browns 1. Photo Credit - Andrew Southam

December 6 – December 12

Holiday Celebration with the 5 Browns
Dec. 12. This quintet group of siblings received attention when they were all accepted into Juilliard simultaneously. They are now sweeping the nation with what the New York Post calls “the biggest classical music sensation in years.”
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‘A Kodachrome Christmas’

December 13 – December 19

A Kodachrome Christmas
Dec. 19-21 Pat Hazell’s hilarious one-woman show, “A Kodachrome Christmas,” stars Marianne Curan as cable-access host Earlene Hoople as she tapes a live-recording of her Christmas special. View all

 Downtown DC Holiday Market

December 20 – December 26

Downtown DC Holiday Market
Through Dec. 23.  Ditch Target and find truly unique holiday gifts for friends and family at the Downtown DC Holiday Market. View all


December 27 – December 31

New Year’s Eve in Entyse Wine Bar & Lounge
Celebrate the New Year with live musical entertainment provided by The Christopher Linman Jazz Ensemble and culinary delights. View all


For food and wine events throughout the region, visit our Food & Wine Calendar.