Holiday Happenings around the DMV

Bring in the holiday season with these fun events around the Greater DC area. Here’s a list of local festivals, shows, and light displays to help you get into the season’s spirit:

Garden of Lights at Brookside Gardens is running from November 22 – December 31 (check their website for the full schedule with holiday closings). Brookside Gardens is transformed into a magical winter wonderland illuminated with twinkling colorful LED lights shaped into flowers, animals and much more. Brookside Gardens is close to our communities in Rockville:  Rollins Park, Congressional Towers Apartments and Country Place Apartments in Burtonsville.

Seneca State Park is holding a Winter Lights Festival from November 29th – December 31. The 3.5 mile drive through the magical display of lights will be open nightly. There will be over 450 illuminated displays that are sure to delight the whole family. The park is only a 10-minute drive away from our Brighton Village community.

The National Zoo is hosting Brew Lights on Thursday, December 12th. It will be the “hoppiest holiday” with craft beer and microbrew tastings throughout the event. Enjoy carolers and beautiful light displays and feel good about going because your ticket will support the zoo’s biology institute. it’s all happening just a short metro ride away from The Swift at Petworth.

Experience the world’s largest Christmas light maze and market at Enchant Christmas DC complete with an ice skating trail from November 22 – December 29 at Nationals Park. The magic is taking place just a 10-minute car ride from our Aura Pentagon City community.

Hot chocolate in the hands. Close up

Enjoy a beautiful lighting ceremony with hot latkes at the National Menorah: Chanukah on the Ellipse on Sunday, December 22nd at 4 pm. The fun is happening a 20-minute metro ride away from Columbia Plaza and 2401 Penn Ave.

With so many amazing events going on, why not be close to all the fun? We have communities throughout the Maryland and D.C. area. If you’re looking to make a move, browse through all our wonderful Polinger Company communities.