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21st Annual Georgetown French Market Returns April 26 – 28

March 28, 2024

The springtime open-air market will feature sidewalk sales from 40+ small businesses, food, strolling performers, and music.

9th Edition of Georgetown GLOW Artists & Events Announced

November 2, 2023

Five works will be on display during the Georgetown BID’s free outdoor public light art experience; also to feature walking tours, a special shopping night, cocktail crawl and holiday night market, and more ‘Merriment in Georgetown’ programming.

GLOW Returns to Georgetown December 1 – January 7

October 5, 2023

The free, five-week seasonal celebration is back for its 9th edition, featuring public light art installations throughout the commercial district.

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.

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Commercial Observer: Facial Studio Glowbar to Open First DC Location Later This Year

April 8, 2024

Glowbar signed a 10-year lease with D.C.-based landlord EastBanc for 2,020 square feet at the property, for its 17th location nationwide.

WTOP: Inside Georgetown’s New Cat Cafe, Mèo Maison

April 8, 2024

Located at 1336 Wisconsin Avenue NW, the cafe partners with Lucky Dog Animal Rescue to host cats who are deemed ready to be adopted.

National Geographic: 5 Cool Neighborhoods to Explore in Washington, DC

April 8, 2024

Widely regarded as DC’s most historic neighbourhood, Georgetown was originally established in the 1700s as a tobacco-port town and housed a lumber yard, cement works and the Washington Flour Mill.

Good Housekeeping: 25 Best Girls’ Weekend Getaway Destinations to Visit With Your Besties

March 27, 2024

The Georgetown area is an excellent place to stay and eat!

Washingtonian: A New Afghan Restaurant From the Family Behind Bistro Aracosia Comes to Georgetown

March 21, 2024

Afghania began serving “Afghan frontier food” on M Street in early March.

Fox5: Ice Cream Jubilee Spring Flavors and More

March 20, 2024

The team from Ice Cream Jubilee stopped by Good Day DC to let us try their new spring flavors and talk about the grand opening of their new Georgetown location.

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