Top 5 Holiday-Centric Events in Washington DC Starting November

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Washington DC Attractions

Washington DC turns to fun and activities as soon as the holiday season starts. When on a private tour Washington DC anytime soon, make it a point to participate in these events to make the most of your trip to the nation’s capital.

Capital Food Fight at The Anthem

It is indeed a foodie’s capital. This event, slated to take place on November 08, 2018, bodes well for all food lovers. Some of the brightest and best chefs in the District will compete in a showcase, which is to be hosted by the chef José Andrés. The creative culinary competition feature a judge panel, comprising Spike Mendelsohn, Jennifer Carroll, Andrew Zimmern, and Washington Nationals star, Ryan Zimmerman, just as native chefs battle it out with a secret ingredient.

Colonial Market and Fair

The Mount Vernon plays host to this event, which will feature plenty of craftworks and family fun, from November 10 to 12. It comprises of 18th Century music, fire-eating, balloon launch, magic and puppet shows, and chocolate making. Craftsmen who will turn up in period-appropriate attire will be on-hand also, demonstrating past craftwork and selling wares like furniture, weavings, and leather works.

Holidays at National Harbor

This is an action-filled holiday program at the National Harbor, situated just south of the District, hosted from November 16 onward. Step into Gaylord National Resort if you want to take part in ICE!, a winter wonderland that will feature million pounds of ice sculptures, a carving area, ice slides, and A Charlie Brown Christmas’s retelling. You will want to view the decorated Christmas tree from on top of the Ferris Capital Wheel, and experience weekend events such as holiday markets, movie screenings and performances.

Ice Skating

This is the season to glide at the ice rinks in DC. Experience the frost underneath your feet in the Sculpture Garden of the National Gallery of Art starting November 16, rejoice at Washington Harbor, and savor the Canal Park ice rink from the next day on. The ice rink offers a track that will be set against the cityscape in Capitol Riverfront.

Holiday in the Park

Seasonal food, gorgeous lights and holiday-themed characters and attractions will make up the yearly Christmas event at the theme park Six Flags America. It will run on weekends and specific days from November 23, 2018, to January 01, 2019.

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