Winter Guide to Washington, D.C.

Updated February 1st, 2023

February 2023: 10 FUN THINGS TO DO in D.C.

Updated February 1st, 2023

1) Crepe Day Feb 04, 2023. From: 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM In France, families celebrate by eating crêpes, which are round and golden like the springtime sun. https://hillwoodmuseum.org/events/crepe-day-celebrate-la-chandeleur-0 2) Valentine's Hunt w/ Champagne & Chocolates The Mansion on O & O Street Museum Feb 14, 2023. From: 10:00 AM to 09:00 PM Whether you're single or dating, love never fails at O Museum. Rated one of the top 5 things to see in the world — you'll steal hearts while you search the 100-room Mansion's labyrinth for treasures that celebrate love. Have a glass of champagne -- it's LOVE Mansion style. https://forms.omansion.com/index.php?type=tour&id=C760417B-4146-490D-B4B3-05BD5E00491F 3) ArtWalk Dupont 3rd Thursdays, Feb 16, 2023 - Jan 16, 2025. From: 05:00 PM to 08:00 PM ArtWalk Dupont is a monthly event hosted by the Dupont Circle Business Improvement District (BID). It takes place on the third Thursday of each month and includes a gallery walk, public art activations, and more! https://dupontcirclebid.org/events/artwalk-dupont 4) Makers Market at Plant Alive Feb 26, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023. From: 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM Feb 26, 2023 - Apr 30, 2023. From: 12:00 PM to 04:00 PM The Makers Market at Plants Alive! is a modern, curated craft market showcasing handmade products from local designer-makers. You can expect to find screen prints, ceramics, jewelry, homewares, and textiles from a wide selection of talented artisans. ✨ Free Entry for all + Dog Friendly. Plants Alive! is a plant shop and greenhouse that specializes in tropical plants, cacti, and rare plants. We offer plant rental for events and weddings, commercial leasing, and maintenance for offices. Open Tuesday - Sunday, 10 AM - 6 PM. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/makers-market-at-plants-alive-tickets-499846372957 5) Story District's Sucker for Love Feb 11, 2023. Doors 6:30pm Lincoln Theatre Story District's Sucker for Love will share tales of the ups and downs of love. 6) From the Archives with Love Feb 11, 2023. From: 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM | Tudor Place Historic House & Garden Sending a card is often the simplest way to show someone you care. How long has this tradition existed, and how has etiquette around St. Valentine's Day evolved? In this hour-and-a-half program, explore the history of Valentine's Day cards through Tudor Place's collection. Discover how common symbols such as hearts and birds became popular, and learn the proper way to format a card. Then, put your new knowledge into action and design your Valentine's Day cards to share with friends, family, and loved ones. https://tudorplace.org/event/from-the-archives-with-love/ 7) The DMV's Biggest Valentine's Day Single Mingle @ Throw Social DC Feb 14, 2023. Starting 12:00 AM https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-dmvs-biggest-valentines-day-single-mingle-throw-social-dc-tickets-514947932127 8) Visual Storytelling at the Naitonal Museum of Amercian History Feb 19, 2023. From: 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM This Safari is specially designed for clients wishing to improve their photojournalism skills -- taking pictures of people in ways that tell a story. You'll learn about composition, white balance, lenses, filters, and how to cope with unique lighting situations without a flash. How do you use your equipment to capture exhibits, paintings, sculptures, dioramas, and other works of art with the existing low light? We'll show you how to tell stories and make an impact. https://washingtonphotosafari.com/story-telling-at-the-national-museum-of-american-history/ 9) Spin DC SPIN DC is located in the heart of Downtown/Metro Center area of DC in the National Press Building. They offer ping pong, full service on-site food and beverage. 1332 F St. NW Washington, DC 20004 United States (301) 500-2602 10) Ben's Next Door Located at 1211 U Street, right “next door” to DC landmark Ben’s Chili Bowl, Next Door features incredible cuisine, 9 LCD flat screens, a 53 ft. full bar, and a warm and inviting staff ready to serve you. For great starters try our Seared Sea Scallops or delicious Crab Cake! We also have an extensive beer list including a “Super Cold” Heineken tap, plus we offer late night food and serve Saturday and Sunday brunch. It’s the unique twist of our food and signature cocktails that makes Next Door a perfect place to bring a date, or join family, friends, or co-workers for a delicious bite and a signature drink. 1211 U St. NW Washington, DC 20009 United States (202) 667-8880 http://bensnextdoor.com/