Washington D.C. May 2024

Washington D.C. May 2024 Events

Washington D.C. May 2024 Events

Experience Washington, D.C. in the Midst of Spring

Average temperature low and high: 54°- 76°
Washington, D.C. has no shortage of things to do. The nation’s capital is a diverse, lively, and culture-driven city steeped in the history of the United States. In spring, the city’s mild temperatures attract both tourists and locals alike to the vast green space of Rock Creek Park and the National Mall, itself surrounded by many amazing museums and monuments.

May Event Calendar

Always...Patsy Cline

This musical tells the true story of music legend Patsy Cline's companionship with Louise Seger. It's a heartwarming story of two close friends that serves as a tribute to Patsy's beloved legacy. The musical includes several of Patsy's biggest hits including "Crazy" and "Sweet Dreams," in addition to lots of laughs. Tickets to the play, located at the American Music Theatre, can be purchased online.

Fiesta Asia

Fiesta Asia

Celebrate Asian culture at Fiesta Asia in D.C. on May 20th. Enjoy traditional music and dancing and savor delicious cuisine from all over the continent all month long. Beyond the food and entertainment, Fiesta Asia also celebrates the rich history and culture of Asian countries. Attendees can browse the marketplace, learning about traditional customs and heritage. After a day of exploring and celebrating, visitors can join the lantern procession and fireworks display. Donate to the Asia Heritage Foundation today.

DC Dragon Boat Festival

DC Dragon Boat Festival

The DC Dragon Boat Festival is back for its 20th year. Open to all ages, watch as dragon boats race across the Potomac River. Enjoy cultural performances, interactive activities, and tasty food while celebrating Washington, DC’s vibrant Asian-American community. Check back closer to race day for more information on the event and entertainment schedule.

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

The Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival is a yearly ten-day event in Winchester, Virginia. It celebrates the area’s apple blossom season and includes various activities, from parades and fireworks to carnival rides, music, and more. The festival also features a variety of contests, such as a beauty pageant, a talent show, and a baby contest. In addition, there will be plenty of food and craft vendors and a variety of children’s activities. Be sure to check out the main event, the Grand Feature Parade, which takes place on the first Saturday of the festival.

Maryland Deathfest

Maryland Deathfest

Founded in 2003, The Maryland Deathfest is an annual Baltimore event that showcases heavy metal music from around the world. Highlighting diversity, the annual event features both new and classic music while sharing the very best of death metal, grindcore, doom, thrash, hardcore, black metal, experimental bands, and more. 

Shows are at multiple venues throughout Baltimore. Tickets range from $43-$82 and are on sale now.  

Washington D.C. Events in May

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Upcoming Events

Fri, May 03 at Echostage AFROJACK
Sat, May 04 at Cuba Libre VIVA LA NOCHE Saturdays
Fri, May 10 at Echostage Madison Beer - Spinnin Tour
Fri, May 10 at Cuba Libre VIVA LA NOCHE Fridays
Sat, May 11 at Echostage Factory 93 Presents: Mau P
Sat, May 11 at Cuba Libre VIVA LA NOCHE Saturdays
Sun, May 12 at Echostage Sean Paul - Greatest Tour 2024
Thu, May 16 at Soundcheck KOVEN
Fri, May 17 at Soundcheck Factory 93 Presents: Skream
Fri, May 17 at Cuba Libre VIVA LA NOCHE Fridays
Sat, May 18 at Cuba Libre VIVA LA NOCHE Saturdays
Fri, May 24 at Cuba Libre VIVA LA NOCHE Fridays
Things to do in Washington D.C.

Things to Do in Washington D.C. in May

Enjoy the nightlife in Adams Morgan

Enjoy the nightlife in Adams Morgan
The Adams Morgan neighborhood is known for its diversity and nightlife. For restaurants, there are the famous short ribs at the Federalist Pig, mid-Atlantic fair at A Rake’s Progress, late-night snacks at Julia’s Empanadas, or the exotic Ethiopian flavors of Zenebach Restaurant. Looking for music? Adams Morgan has you covered at Madam’s Organ Blues Bar, and Habana Village, a restaurant and dance club specializing in Latin Music.

Tour the National Mall

Tour the National Mall
Make a day of exploring the monuments and beauty of the National Mall. Not only the hub of American government – where the U.S. Capitol and White House border the park – the National Mall and adjoining West Potomac and is dotted with monuments and memorials.