OutWrite 2021

The city's LGBTQ Book Festival returns to celebrate all things queer lit, featuring more than 80 authors, 25 readings, panels, and workshops all weekend long! All events are free and open to the public.

Free

Mid City Dog Days

Miss Pixie's Furnishings and Whatnot 1626 14th St. NW, Washington

For two days, 50 businesses along 14th and U Streets will join together for a sidewalk sale with specials, goodies, and more.  

Free
Recurring

Awesome Con 2021

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington

D.C.'s very own Comic Con returns with an ever-growing lineup of beloved nerdy icons from comics, TV, film, and more. Headliners include Christina Ricci, Karen Fukuhara, Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox (we smell a Back to the Future reunion—the car will be here too), Chuck Brown, Amy Chu, and way more.

$15 – $999
Recurring

Awesome Con 2021

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington

D.C.'s very own Comic Con returns with an ever-growing lineup of beloved nerdy icons from comics, TV, film, and more. Headliners include Christina Ricci, Karen Fukuhara, Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox (we smell a Back to the Future reunion—the car will be here too), Chuck Brown, Amy Chu, and way more.

$15 – $999
Recurring

Harlem Globetrotters

EagleBank Arena 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax

Here for a reimagined Spread Game tour with gravity-defying moves, dunks, and more!

$18 – $150
Recurring

Harlem Globetrotters

EagleBank Arena 4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax

Here for a reimagined Spread Game tour with gravity-defying moves, dunks, and more!

$18 – $150
Recurring

Awesome Con 2021

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington

D.C.'s very own Comic Con returns with an ever-growing lineup of beloved nerdy icons from comics, TV, film, and more. Headliners include Christina Ricci, Karen Fukuhara, Christopher Lloyd and Michael J. Fox (we smell a Back to the Future reunion—the car will be here too), Chuck Brown, Amy Chu, and way more.

$15 – $999

Discovering South America

Learn about South America's best vineyards, the country's history of winemaking, and the lesser-known wine regions of Uruguay and Bolivia. Registration includes a wine tasting kit.

$65 – $75

Rock Recovery Grub for Good 5K Fun Run 2021

Potomac River Running Store 919 F St. NW, Washington

This family-friendly run (or jog, or walk) through the Mall intends to raise cash for Rock Recovery's eating disorder treatment services. When the run wraps, stick around for a bake sale at Potomac River Running and a chance to learn more about the program.  

$15

49th Annual School Fair

Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt. Vernon Place NW, Washington

The Black Student Fund and the Latino Student Fund host a gathering for D.C.-area families to hear more about independent school education. Workshops and STEM activities will be part of the event.

Free