Washington D.C. September 2022

Washington D.C. September 2022 Events

Washington D.C. September 2022 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

Hamilton

See one of Broadway's hottest hits.  Hamilton, telling the story of founding father Alexander Hamilton and his role in founding the United States Government, will be performed in the Kennedy Center Opera House in D.C., the home of the actual U.S. government.  The rap musical has been amazing audiences around the world for years, and whether this is your first time seeing it or you've memorized every song, you'll be dancing in your seats.  Tickets start at $258.

DC JazzFest

DC JazzFest

Head to the nation's capital for the 18th annual Jazz Fest, a "celebration of all things jazz." located across several neighborhoods, this five-day event will include a weekend of performances at the dazzling waterfront District Wharf. Here, concert-goers will enjoy water views, great local restaurants, and live performances from numerous jazz artists, including Grammy-winning musicians and groups. Last year, the show featured Regina Carter, the Spanish Harlem Orchestra, and more. Tickets will be available online soon and include options for seated or standing single-day passes, VIP lounge passes, or exclusive cabana access complete with food and alcohol packages. 

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Elton John

See classic rock superstar Elton John perform live at Nationals Park.  His delayed Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour is coming to D.C. in a once-in-a-lifetime event that you won't want to miss.  Expect to hear his biggest hits, including Crocodile Rock, I'm Still Standing, Levon, and more - the list is endless.  Tickets start at $273.

Oktoberfest Weekend at the Wharf

Oktoberfest Weekend at the Wharf

Put on your lederhosen and hit the Waterfront at Oktoberfest Weekend at the Wharf.  Cheer on your favorite pup in the Dachschund Dash, listen to live music, eat authentic German cuisine, and, of course, drink lots of beer.  Don't forget to enter the stein-hoisting competition - it's harder than you think.

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Wunder Garten

Celebrate Oktoberfest at Wunder Garten

Oktoberfest is celebrated all over the world, but why not celebrate it in a traditional style. Every weekend in October, Wunder Garten – a Washington D.C. favorite – will host Oktoberfest beneath a blue and white tent. Food and fun, and most importantly, German beer will be on tap.

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H Street Festival

H Street Festival

Celebrate culture at the H Street Festival.  The one-day event invites artists and performers to share their craft with the public through live stage performances, vendor booths, and more, all while learning about the history of the H Street neighborhood.  Everything from fashion to poetry can be explored in one of D.C.'s favorite festivals.

Washington D.C. Events in September

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Things to do in Washington D.C.

Things to Do in Washington D.C. in September

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.