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Christmas Events 2013 in Georgetown – Washington, DC

Merriment in Georgetown

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Christmas Events 2013 in Georgetown – Washington, DC © Georgetown BID

With more than 450 places to shop and dine in one square mile, Washington, DC’s historic Georgetown neighborhood is a premier destination for holiday shopping. Georgetown will dress up for the holidays with holiday decorations and lighting. Nearly 300 lit holiday baskets will line the streets, 30-foot LED-lit trees will sparkle at the east and west ends of M Street, and a larger than life holiday ornament will be suspended over the intersection of Wisconsin Avenue and M Street.

Fete Des Lumieres Georgetown

December 13-20, 2013. Georgetown will be aglow this holiday season as four international display their public art, inspired by the world-renowned Fete des Lumieres, or Festival of Lights, in Lyon, France. The light installations will be positioned in several locations in Georgetown. This event coincides with the annual Georgetown Holiday Window Competition, where a variety of neighborhood merchants create holiday-themed window displays using only four different materials. Throughout the week, Art Soiree, local artists and merchants will host individual festival events, parties and promotions.


Georgetown is located in Washington, DC north of the Potomac River just across the Francis Scott Key Bridge. The main thoroughfares are M Street and Wisconsin Avenue. Wisconsin Ave., between M and N Sts. See a map of Georgetown

Transportation and Parking: Georgetown is accessible by the DC Circulator using the Georgetown/Union Station or Rosslyn/Georgetown/Dupont Circle lines.

See a guide to Parking in Georgetown

See also, Top 10 Things to Do in Georgetown

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