Press Releases

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.

Georgetown Celebrates Small Business Saturday on Nov. 27

November 16, 2021

More than 35 retail shops and restaurants to offer in-store promotions, events and discounts to mark the beginning of the holiday season in Georgetown.

Georgetown French Market Returns October 1-3

September 14, 2021

18th annual outdoor market will feature sidewalk sales, French fare, music & street performers, with extended sidewalks for a more comfortable experience.

GLOW Summer Installations Announced, Transforming Georgetown’s Alleys July 16 – Sept. 26

July 8, 2021

Three commissioned works from local artists will be on display during the Georgetown BID’s free outdoor public art experience, also to feature walking tours and artist talks.

New Georgetown Decks Pilot Installed, Transforming Outdoor Experience in Georgetown’s Commercial District

July 1, 2021

Narrow sidewalks? Not anymore. The program is the first of its kind in DC, offering more space in Georgetown to support new outdoor dining and future event programming, and create a livelier and more inviting pedestrian zone.

Georgetown Launches “Exactly What You Weren’t Expecting” Campaign, Highlighting Neighborhood’s Recovery Efforts

June 23, 2021

The campaign invites visitors to experience the neighborhood’s evolution and unexpected people, places and things, featuring a new microsite with a guide to unexpected Georgetown.

Georgetown Decks Installation Begins Mid-April, with 4,000 Linear Feet of Sidewalk Extension Panels in Commercial District

April 7, 2021

Creating more space for customers on Georgetown’s narrow sidewalks will encourage social distancing, support outdoor dining, and create a livelier and more inviting pedestrian experience.

Georgetown Announces “Book Hill in Bloom” Promotions, Giant Cherry Blossom Sculpture

March 11, 2021

More than 25 Georgetown small businesses are celebrating cherry blossom season, March 20 – April 11, with storefront decorations, specials & enter-to-win prize drawing.

Georgetown GLOW Artists & Installations Announced; Held in Spring for the First Time

March 4, 2021

In its 7th edition, five commissioned works will be on display beginning April 9 for three months during the Georgetown BID’s free outdoor public art experience, also to feature both in-person and virtual walking tours and artist talks.

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