Every fall, Washington, DC comes alive with events and entertainment throughout town. So many places to be and things to see—never enough time! To help you plot your November escapades, we’ve narrowed down a list of must-dos. Enjoy!
Cross All the Foodies off Your Holiday Shopping List
The Emporiyum returns to Union Market this year on November 12 and 13, and in addition to two days of culinary brand discovery, classes and seminars, and delicious bites, it’s the perfect place to shop for the foodies on your list.
Make Your Voice Heard
Head to the polls on November 8 to vote—it’s your civic duty! (And you’re in the nation’s capital for crying out loud.)
Play Blackjack With Your Favorite Caps Player
The Caps will host their annual Capitals Casino Night, benefiting Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, on November 29 at the Sheraton Pentagon City hotel.
Dine at a Michelin Star Restaurant—We Have 12 of Them Now!
Choose a tried-and-true favorite, or experience something new by making a reservation at one of DC’s freshly starred Michelin restaurants. Take whatever time slot you can get—these reservations are even more coveted than ever right now, but well worth the wait. The Inn at Little Washington, Pineapple & Pears, and Minibar each received two stars, while Blue Duck Tavern, The Dabney, Fiola, Kinship, Masseria, Plume, Rose’s Luxury, Sushi Taro, and Tail Up Goat each received one.
Help Raise Funds for Type 1 Diabetes Research
Attend JDRF's annual Hope Gala on November 5, held this year at the National Building Museum.
Root for the Home Team
It may be a Capitals hashtag, but in November, you can technically #RocktheRed to support three of DC’s teams: the Caps, Redskins, and Wizards.
See the CityCenterDC Tree Lighting
Kick off the holiday season on November 26 with a festive celebration along Palmer Alley as CityCenterDC lights its 75-foot Christmas tree and resident 25-foot reindeer. This year’s extravaganza should be bigger than ever, with three blocks of holiday decor, balloon artists, face painters, jugglers, and more.