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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.

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Washington Post: 16 Things to Do in the D.C. Area this Weekend

December 5, 2019

The annual display of 11 site-specific light installations includes artists from around the globe and close to home — including one with a trio of live dancers from Dance Place.

WTOP: Georgetown’s GLOW is Back with Walking Tours, Store Discounts

December 5, 2019

Georgetown’s annual winter light show GLOW returns Dec. 6 through Jan. 5, with 11 commissioned works throughout Georgetown illuminated each night from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.

East City Art: Georgetown GLOW 2019 Public Art Preview

December 2, 2019

Local, regional, and international artists will show 11 commissioned light art works juxtaposed against the backdrop of Georgetown’s historic environs during the 6th edition of GLOW in Georgetown.

Washington Post: Holiday Happenings

November 27, 2019

Georgetown GLOW – the region’s only outdoor, free light art exhibition – makes the Washington Post’s list of can’t-miss holiday events in the DC area.

Washingtonian: Where to Shop Around DC on Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2019

Thirty-plus boutiques, restaurants, and businesses are busy prepping for shoppers and guests headed to Georgetown. Shoppers will receive a special bag when they make a purchase at any participating store; five of them have a golden ticket inside, which will be redeemable for $50 AMEX gift cards.

Eater DC: Brasserie Liberté Gives a Fusty Georgetown Steakhouse a Revolutionary Redesign

November 14, 2019

The French replacement to Morton’s is full of dramatic design touches.

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