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20th Annual Georgetown French Market Returns April 28 – 30

March 30, 2023

The springtime open-air market will feature sidewalk sales from 35+ small businesses, food, strolling performers, and music.

8th Edition of Georgetown GLOW Artists & Events Announced

November 3, 2022

Five commissioned works will be on display during the Georgetown BID’s annual free outdoor public light art experience, returning during the holiday season for the first time since 2019; also to feature walking tours, a silent disco, and more ‘Merriment in Georgetown’ programming.

GLOW Returns to Georgetown November 26 – January 22

September 29, 2022

The two-month seasonal celebration expands for its eighth edition, with public light art installations throughout the commercial district.

Georgetown Sunset Cinema Returns August 2 with Free Outdoor Movie Series

May 17, 2022

Presented by the Georgetown BID, this year’s weekly “Fan Favorites” series is back after a two-year hiatus.

C&O Canal Boat Tours in Georgetown Begin April 29

April 13, 2022

Georgetown Heritage is welcoming a new Canal boat to Georgetown for the first time in a decade, with a ribbon cutting, boat christening and celebratory event on April 28 before public programming commences.

Georgetown French Market Returns April 29 – May 1

March 31, 2022

The 19th annual springtime open-air market will feature sidewalk sales from 25+ small businesses, food, strolling performers, and music.

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Washingtonian: 11 Fun Ways to Get on the Water This Summer

May 24, 2023

Picnic boats, standup paddle boards, sunset cruises, and more are available at Georgetown’s waterfront.

Salon: At Lutèce, Chef Isabel Coss Blends Abuela-Inspired Tradition with Elevated French Pastry-Making

May 24, 2023

Coss shares about her baking origins, her elite kitchen training and why “desserts need to tell a story”.

Commercial Observer: Ear-Piercing Studio Studs Coming to Georgetown

May 19, 2023

Studs was co-founded by Anna Harman and Lisa Bubbers and offers ear-piercing as well as jewelry.

Urban Turf: A First Look Inside the Four Seasons Private Residences in Georgetown

May 11, 2023

With an official groundbreaking ceremony on Wednesday, the conversion of the Georgetown West Heating Plant into luxury residences is moving forward, and UrbanTurf has some of the first renderings of the inside of the development.

Washingtonian: Best Things to Do in the DC Area

May 4, 2023

C&O Canal Boat Tours are back with seasonal cruises through the first mile of Georgetown’s historic waterway. Take a ride with a guide to learn about the traditions and culture of the canal.

Eater DC: Cool Off at D.C.’s 16 Essential Ice Cream Shops

May 4, 2023

Two Georgetown scoop shops made the list!

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