I had to make a list. The. List. The starting gun goes off December 1st (ok, November 30th at midnight) - see how many you can do!
- Drink in an Igloo
- Ice Skate
- See Cirque Dreams Holidaze at the new MGM National Harbor
- While you're there, visit Chef Jose Andres' new restaurant Fish
- Visit Zoolights at the Smithsonian's National Zoo (now through January 1)
- Don't miss Duke's Counter, a fun gastropub right across the street
- Take in the White House Christmas decorations
- Try every cocktail on the list at Miracle on Seventh Street, the best holiday bar in the country!
|The Whobilation at Miracle on Seventh Street|
- Have a drink at The Willard's Round Robin bar.
- Go to a DC Champagne Week event
- See the Nutcracker
- The Washington Ballet at The Warner Theatre (through December 24)
- The Hip Hop Nutcracker at Strathmore (December 12-13)
- Watch Christmas movies at The Uptown Theater: Elf is playing December 2-3 and It's a Wonderful Life is December 10-11.
- Holiday Jam & Silent Disco at The Kennedy Center (December 8)
- Listen to Handel's Messiah
- The National Cathedral (December 1-3)
- The National Symphony Orchestra at The Kennedy Center (December 14-17)
- Gay Men's Chorus Holiday Show (December 9, 16, 17 at The Lincoln Theatre)
- Made in DC Pop Up Shop
- Dacha Beer Garden Holiday Market (December 12)
- Winterfest @ Wundergarten (December 1-17 in NOMA)
- Chai-vy & Cohen-y at Ivy & Coney
- Christmas Boat Parade - watch from The Wharf and bar hop afterwards (don't miss Del Mar and tell Maria I sent you!) (December 2)
- The Scottish Walk in Old Town Alexandria (December 2)
- Holiday GLOW in Georgetown (December 8 - January 7)
- Get photos taken with your pet and Santa
- Wet Dog Tavern on December 16
- Midnight Mass
- Christkindlemarket at the Heurich House
- Shop at the Downtown Holiday Market at The Portrait Gallery (don't miss the donuts!)
- See the model trains at the US Botanical Gardens
- Krampusknacht at Gallery O on H
|The Model Train Bar at Miracle on Seventh Street (look up!)|
How many do you think I'll make? You? Tweet me updates, recommendations and things I should add at @tammy. Tag your pics with #DCChristmasChallenge to play along.