Grab a ready-made lunch at one of these 10 vendors and enjoy it alfresco.

This week includes a party celebrating"Purple Rain," a concert on the lawn of the Library of Congress and a waterfront screening of "Jaws."

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With temperatures soaring into the triple digits this weekend, we've got ways to stay cool while still getting out of the house.

Aslin Beer Company opened a massive new brewery and taproom in Alexandria this week.

An action-packed arts festival, a spooky screening of "Jaws" and a new exhibit of African artists are among this weekend's best happenings.

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A late-night party at the Air & Space Museum, a rocket projected on the Washington Monument and more.

The Smithsonian Institution's tributes to the 50th anniversary of the moon landing include projecting the image of a Saturn V rocket and 17-minute film onto the Washington Monument.

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Washington is awash with outdoor film screenings. Here’s a list of our favorites.

This weekend’s busy lineup of outdoor festivals and events includes the annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens.

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A hidden gem along the C&O Canal, a fairy-tale-like garden tucked away in the city and more.

At these D.C. spots, you can tune out everything but your drink and your book — at least for a while.

The third annual Blerdcon, created specifically for pop-culture Fans of Color, takes place this weekend.

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It starts with a round at this adorable mini-golf course and candy shop.

Brewers and bartenders tell us what they’d bring to a cookout or quaff while lounging at the pool.

End your holiday weekend with one of many viewing parties in the District for the U.S. Women's National Team World Cup finals match.

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There's not a shortage of events around Washington to celebrate the Fourth of July.

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It’s festival season, with events celebrating everything from lotuses and water lilies to free Shakespeare.

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The fireworks’ launch site has moved, but there are plenty of spots with great views.

Forget the Mall’s crowds and checkpoints, and embrace these small-town parades and firework displays.

This weekend's events include the Folklife Festival, a musical block party and Solid State Books' anniversary.

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The enchanting Welsh artist Cate Le Bon performs at Black Cat on Thursday.

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