Press Releases

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.

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.

Georgetown Announces ‘Merriment in Georgetown’ Holiday Programming

November 18, 2021

Festivities include gift guides, holiday market, neighborhood bonfire, DC’s largest outdoor ice skating rink, holiday lights competition, Georgetown cookie tour, 25 days of holiday cocktails, and more.

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