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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.

Georgetown Announces Book Hill in Bloom Promotions Through April 17

March 21, 2022

More than 15 Georgetown small businesses are celebrating cherry blossom season with storefront decorations and specials, plus an outdoor letterpress demonstration & spectacular cherry tree gardens.

Love, Georgetown Celebrates Valentine’s Day with $14 Featured Items, Sweetheart Specials & More, Feb. 7 – 14

February 3, 2022

More than 35 Georgetown businesses are participating, offering shopping discounts, cooking classes, hotel packages, walking tours, craft workshops, a cat-cuddling party, and more.

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NBC 4: Outdoor Movies Return to DC, Maryland, Virginia for Summer 2022

May 17, 2022

Head to Georgetown Waterfront Park for free outdoor movies on Tuesday nights from Aug. 2 through Sept. 6. Movies include “The Goonies,” “Bridesmaids” and “Black Panther.”

Washington City Paper: Voices of Zion Bring Back Black Georgetown

May 17, 2022

Alliance for New Music-Theatre’s production combining opera, musical, and church gospel exposes—and celebrates—Georgetown’s Black roots.

MSN: Georgetown Rare Book Fair Returns to DC

May 12, 2022

Antiquarian booksellers from across the country will converge on the District’s City Tavern Club on M Street in Northwest for three days starting Friday the 13th.

Georgetowner: What’s the Latest on Streateries and Sidewalks?

May 11, 2022

BID staff will be consulting with a working group of residents, business owners, architects, planners, and others to determine the future of the program.

ABC 7: Ride Along on the C&O Canal Boat Tour in Georgetown

May 6, 2022

For many years now, Georgetown was missing one of its popular tourist attractions. Now the C & O Canal boat tours are back and departing from Georgetown five days a week.

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