Things to do in November Part 2!

November 15, 2017

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Check out things to do around D.C. in the upcoming weeks!

 

WISH Events

Mr.Henry’s Happy Hour

Thursday, November 30, 2017

6-8pm

601 Pennsylvania Ave. SE

WISH is hosting its very own Happy Hour at DC’s Mr.Henry’s. There will be free appetizers and non alcoholic drinks as well as live music the end the evening. This event does have limited space, so please be sure the RSVP to events@internsdc.com by November 27 to secure your spot. You don’t want to miss out on the opportunity to network and meet more of your fellow interns!

 

What’s Happening Around D.C.

 

Silver Spring Thanksgiving Parade

Saturday, November 18

10AM

Closest Metro Stop: Silver Spring Station 

Price: Free

Parade organizers urge spectators to take metro to the Silver Spring station. The lineup includes giant balloons, a variety of floats and Santa’s sleigh accompanied by reindeers and elves throwing candy canes to the crowd. The Washington Redskins Marching Band will participate in the parade, along with multiple high school marching bands, clowns, mounted police, costumed characters, fire engines, trained dogs, classic cars, and a variety of South American dancing groups.The parade is always looking for volunteers to be gingerbread men, elves, and pilgrims on floats or to lead balloons.

 

Holiday in the Park at Six Flags

Saturday, November 18 – January 1, 2018

Closest Metro Stop: Central Ave & Six Flags Park

Price: Starting at $45.99

Beautiful lights, seasonal food and holiday-themed attractions and characters make up this Christmas event at Six Flags America. Running during weekends and select days this fall and winter, make the drive to enjoy the thrills of Six Flags accompanied by plenty of holiday cheer. Kids will love the interactive experiences, stunning decorations and Christmas singalongs.

 

Seasons Greetings

Thursday, November 23 – January 1

10AM-5PM 

Closest Metro Stop: Federal Center SW Station

Price:  Free 

The annual holiday show at the United States Botanic Garden includes a collection of DC landmarks made entirely from plant materials, including the U.S. Capitol Building, the Washington Monument , the Lincoln Memorial and many more. On select Tuesday and Thursday evenings in December, the Conservatory will stay open until 8 p.m. to host live seasonal music.

 

Downtown Holiday Market

Friday, November 24 – December 23

12PM-8PM Daily

Closest Metro Stop: Gallery Pl-Chinatown

Price: Free

This free-to-frequent downtown bazaar is centrally located at 8th and F Streets NW, in front of the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery. Scope out eclectic wares from dozens of pop-up tents with seasonally flavored music performed live in the background. Locally roasted coffee and crafted-before-your-eyes mini-doughnuts inspire a cold-weather appetite, creating a holiday atmosphere you won’t find anywhere else in DC.

 

4th Annual CityCenterDC Holiday Tree Lighting

Saturday, November 25

6PM  

Closest Metro Stop: Gallery Pl-Chinatown

Price: Free

CityCenterDC will light its jaw-dropping 75-foot Christmas tree during a cheerful (and free) celebration two days after Thanksgiving. In addition, the ceremony will feature a countdown hosted by NBC4’s Eun Yang, a holiday concert, balloon artists, face painters, jugglers and holiday-themed activities. Attendees will also be wowed by CityCenter’s 25-foot reindeer and a gorgeous arrangement of lights along Palmer Alley.

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