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6th Edition of Georgetown GLOW Artists & Events Announced

November 12, 2019

11 commissioned works will be on display during the Georgetown BID’s annual free outdoor public light art experience, also to feature GLOW promotions throughout the commercial district, A Book Hill Holiday event, walking tours and more.

Georgetown Celebrates Small Business Saturday on Nov. 30

November 7, 2019

More than 30 retail shops and restaurants to offer in-store promotions + $50 golden ticket giveaway for five lucky shoppers.

Georgetown Design District ‘Fall Days of Design’ Returns Nov. 7 – 8

October 25, 2019

The two-day scheduled event invites interior designers, design enthusiasts and shoppers alike to visit 11 participating design and home furnishings stores for a host of design events—plus a collective Fall Cocktail Crawl Nov. 7 from 5-8 pm.

GLOW Returns to Georgetown Dec. 6 – Jan. 5

September 26, 2019

GLOW—the popular holiday celebration in Georgetown featuring outdoor public light art installations—returns for its sixth edition, with works lit from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. nightly from Friday, Dec. 6 – Sunday, Jan. 5.

Georgetown Fall Market Returns October 4-5 in Book Hill

September 24, 2019

More than 20 boutiques, cafés, salons and galleries are offering special promotions, live music, fall treats and more at the Georgetown Fall Market, October 4-5 in the charming Book Hill area of Georgetown.

Georgetown Welcomes Back ParasolUmbrellaShare Program for Fourth Year

September 11, 2019

Over 80 stores, restaurants, galleries and hotels across the commercial district are participating in the courtesy program aimed at improving the visitor experience and inviting customers to shop Georgetown—rain or sun.

Georgetown in the News

What everyone else is saying about DC’s oldest neighborhood.

Forbes: 48 Hours In Washington, DC. What To Discover.

January 21, 2020

Start your DC weekend in the city’s oldest neighborhood, from the historic C&O Canal along the Potomac River, to tree-lined streets, waterfront cafes, vintage clothes and design shops.

Washington Post: In Georgetown, Residents of a Historic Neighborhood Work Hard to Preserve It

January 17, 2020

DC’s oldest neighborhood offers a mix of cobblestone streets, boutiques, and an active waterfront.

Washington Post: Brasserie Liberté Adds Some French Twists to Georgetown

January 15, 2020

The most recent addition to Georgetown’s French restaurant scene, Brasserie Liberté’s gorgeous interior is complemented by menu staples like French onion soup and mouth-watering beef bourguignon.

Washingtonian: A “Hipster Flea Market” Will Open in the Former Georgetown Dean & DeLuca Store

January 3, 2020

The New York-based group Artists & Fleas will open its first DC location this spring.

Free Lance Star: Kidstuff: Dec. 26 to Jan. 2

December 25, 2019

Georgetown GLOW brightens the neighborhood for adults and children alike.

Washingtonian: Look Inside the New Rothy’s Store in Georgetown

December 20, 2019

The shoe startup is the latest direct-to-consumer line to open a DC storefront.

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