There’s so much to explore in DC’s oldest (and original) neighborhood, from world-class shopping to charming small businesses, a recreational paradise on the waterfront, and the dozens of cafés, cupcake shops and culinary delights on every side street. Here are a few insider tips to get you started!

Holiday Gift Guides


Eat, Drink & Be Merry: Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide

Festive cupcake trees, cookbooks, gourmet baskets, gift card bonuses, and tea bundles. Our "Eat, Drink & Be Merry" Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide will help everyone eat and drink their way into 2021.

Read More

On the Nice List: Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide

Luxury items, jewelry, fine art, aged bourbon, and other gifts. Our "On the Nice List" Georgetown holiday gift guide will take the sting off of 2020!

Read More

Buying on a Budget: Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide

Cheeky face masks, holiday cards, historic candles, and hot sauce from your favorite taco place,. Our "Buying on a Budget" Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide features items that won't break the bank.

Read More

Activities & Virtual Experiences: Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide

Escape Room adventures, virtual Gua Sha lessons, and DYO cupcake kits. Our "Activities and Virtual Experiences" Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide is less about the money and more about the memories.

Read More

Self Care: Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide

Spa specials, eye masks, and carb comfort. Our "Self Care" Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide features items to help pamper the mind, body, and soul.

Read More

Happy at Home: Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide

Lambswool socks, cedar candles, landscape prints, and fleece joggers. Our "Happy at Home" Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide features items to make that winter quarantine all the more cozy and comfy.

Read More

Local Love: Georgetown Holiday Gift Guide

Georgetown note cards, local mani-pedi sets, neighborhood ornaments, and Cherry Blossom charms. Our "Local Love" Holiday Gift Guide features items bursting with DC pride. 

Read More

Georgetown Guides


Georgetown Streateries

Enjoy a meal outdoors at one of Georgetown's Streateries while still practicing social distancing.

Read More

Phase Two: Shopping in Georgetown

Under Phase Two of DC's reopening, non-essential retailers are permitted to resume in-store service. Check out the Georgetown retailers now open!

Read More

Phase Two: Seated Dining in Georgetown

Georgetown restaurants are now open for indoor and outdoor dining under phase two of DC's reopening. Check out our list of what's currently open!

Read More

Self-Care During COVID: Georgetown Beauty & Wellness

Our Georgetown salons, spas, and beauty and wellness centers have revamped their services and protocols to provide the most comfortable experience possible during COVID - whether you're in need of a haircut, massage, facial, manicure, acupuncture, or more.

Read More

Phase Two: Recreation in Georgetown

Fitness studios, parks, libraries, museums, and other indoor activities are all permitted to open under Phase Two of DC's reopening. Check out what's open in Georgetown!

Read More

African-American Heritage Trail

African Americans have lived, worked, and worshipped in Georgetown since its founding. Explore their history through Cultural Tourism DC.

Read More

Georgetown Movie Sites

Georgetown has been a popular setting for many movies, from the iconic stairs in The Exorcist to the bar featured in St. Elmo’s Fire.

Read More

Georgetown Murals & Public Art

Colorful, unique, Instagram-worthy backdrops bring extra life to these Georgetown bricks, buildings, and public spaces.

Read More

Official Guide & Map

Click through a pocket-size version of the website–highlighting everything from Georgetown’s food and dining, to our cultural offerings and tips for navigating each corner of the commercial district. If you’d like a hard copy, please email info@georgetowndc.com. Read the official guide below, or download the pdf.

Events & Catering Guide

With more than 470 shops, restaurants and institutions set against the backdrop of our unique architecture and quaint streets, Georgetown is the ideal setting to host an event or cater a meeting in the nation’s capital.

Latest Newsletter

If you’re staying in one of Georgetown’s hotels, ask a concierge for Be Our Guest, our monthly newsletter tailored to those visiting the area. Whether you’re here for business or pleasure (or a little of both), we have the insider’s scoop on what’s happening while you’re in town.

The BIDness Newsletter

Get the weekly scoop on sales & events in Georgetown.