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Guides

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!

Holidays in Georgetown

11 activities that make Georgetown DC's most festive neighborhood during the holiday season.

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Kid-Friendly Georgetown

Free art classes, bike rides along the historic C&O Canal, fountain fun, and cupcakes at every turn.

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African-American Heritage Trail

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

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25 Things to Do in Georgetown

Georgetown's ultimate bucket list.

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Kennedy Walking Tour

Retrace the homes & haunts of one of America’s most iconic couples, John F. and Jacqueline Kennedy.

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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.

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15 Fall Things to Do in Georgetown

Biking along the waterfront, DC's most haunted spot, and pumpkin everything.

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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 contact Jessica Lawson, Georgetown BID Office Resources Coordinator, at jlawson@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.