Washington D.C. September 2021 Events

Washington D.C. September 2021 Events

Summer Turns to Fall in Washington D.C. in September

Average temperature low and high: 59°- 81°
Fall is approaching in September. While the leaves do not start turning until later on, the temperature begins to cool, making all your adventures in the temperate Washington D.C. weather all the better.

September Event Calendar

The Municipal Fish Market

The Municipal Fish Market

Dating back to 1805, the MFM is one of the most iconic attractions DC has to offer. This open-air fish market is joined by 50 shops and restaurants in the neighborhood. So, while you’re there, grab some cooked shrimp and enjoy the live music as you take a short walk to the park. Or enjoy oysters while on your way to visit the distillery. Before you go, you can call ahead to hear the day’s offerings, making it easy for you to plan your perfect visit. Click here for more info.

The Timeless Johnny Mathis plays in North Bethesda

The Timeless Johnny Mathis plays in North Bethesda

Sixty-five year. That’s the duration of Johnny Mathis’ career as of 2021, and he shows no signs of slowing down. With 73 albums, Johnny Mathis has a timeless voice and catalog of songs, including “My Funny Valentine” and “Chances Are.” A living legend by any measure, do not miss the opportunity to see him live. Buy tickets here!

Photomarathon: photo-quest in which your team can win $1,000

Photomarathon: photo-quest in which your team can win $1,000

Photomarathon is a creative photo quest, where the participants take photos on predefined topics and visit a number of checkpoints in Washington D.C.

  • Use any digital camera 
  • Be original. Be on topic. Be artistic. Be on time. 
  • A team with the best photos and faster finish wins.

Hall and Oates, KT Tunstall & Squeeze

Having to cancel shows due to the pandemic, Hall and Oates are excited to hit the road once more. The Hall of Famers have inspired decades of artists, and are praised by people like Rolling Stone’s Mick Jagger, and Cheap Trick's Rick Nielsen Performing their rock/R&B-inspired music together since 1973, they’ve sold more albums than any duo in history. So, kick back, siunder the stars, and enjoy being a part of musical history. You can purchase tickets here. 

Lil Durk at Bliss

Lil Durk at Bliss

Bliss puts the word “club” in “nightclub”. Decked out in warm wood, plush seating, and candlelight, it is, in a word, refined. Whether you come out for lounging or dancing, you can reserve a table, opt to have bottle service, or just dance the night away to famous live musicians. On September 19th, the most stylish lounge in Washington D.C will present Hip Hop artist of Chicago fame Lil Durk.

Echostage Nightlife Venue

Echostage Nightlife Venue

Echostage was recently voted the number one nightlife venue by DJ Mag readers.  This nightclub concert hall is 30,000 square feet that has to be seen to be believed. In honor of being ranked number one, they are hosting a free celebration event. You’ll want to be there for a night you won’t soon forget.  Don’t worry, if you can’t be there that night, enjoy 50% off all tickets to their September shows. Some of their upcoming performances include Cash Cash and Krewella.

The National Food and Wine Festival

With over 150 fine wines, craft beers, and spirits from all over the US and around the world, the National Food and Wine Festival is a showcase for excellent foods and alcoholic drinks. Featuring live music throughout the event and live cooking demonstrations from top chefs, get out on the Harbor for this weekend of food, wine, and fun. Tickets range from $89 VIP tickets to $39 General Admission tickets, each for a single day of the festival. Tickets are available here.

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Make the Rounds at Dupont Circle

This historic neighborhood is known for many things: it is home to Embassy Row, the Phillips Collection of Modern Art, and the picturesque Dupont Circle fountain. Beyond that, it is one of the leading centers of local DC culture. Restaurants, bars, theaters, and the DC Improv Comedy Club all populate this lively, vivid and beautiful district.

Explore the Hip Georgetown Neighborhood

Adjacent to Georgetown University, this neighborhood is renowned for its food and nightlife, befitting any hip college area. High-end bars like the Degrees at the Ritz Carlton feature cocktails aplenty, while Martin’s Tavern is a cozy restaurant and bar that fits in with any evening plans you might come up with. There is a wide array of restaurants, featuring everything from American food to Vietnamese, all within walking distance from one another. Movie lovers can even take a detour to see the staircase featured in the ending of the 1973 film The Exorcist, located just off from Georgetown University’s main campus.