A city of local legends

Amidst Washington, DC’s iconic landmarks and world-renowned attractions, Events DC’s Sports and Entertainment Division brings world-class sports, entertainment, cultural and hospitality events to the District while promoting the metropolitan region as a premier destination.

Throughout the year, Events DC is actively involved in planning and support of some of the city's most anticipated events, attracting thousands of attendees to locations around the city. As varied and diverse as the city itself, these events bring economic impact to our nation's capital while offering a wealth of can't-miss dates on the social calendar for District residents and visitors alike.
Top-tier sporting events on our properties include Major League and Soccer’s four-time MLS Cup-champion D.C. United and the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®, all at RFK Stadium. Nationals Park is home to the Washington Nationals, while the DC Armory hosts the DC Rollergirls, a flat-track roller derby league, the health and fitness expo for the Army Ten-Miler, community events such as La Feria de la Familia and large meetings for The Congress of Future Physicians.

Events DC also hosts a broad range of events on the Festival Grounds, including ShamrockFest, Life in Color, Red Bull Global Rallycross Washington, DC Presented by Volkswagen, as well as a number of activities designed to promote health and fitness in the District of Columbia, such as WIPEOUTRUN and several other endurance events. 

Our capabilities are not limited to hosting big events. Events DC hosts scores of smaller scale events in our venues including galas, meetings, trade shows, private of all sizes.

Events in Review

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Case Study: AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®

Among Events DC’s standout moments was the unveiling of DC’s newest sports tradition: the AT&T Nation’s Football Classic®, which is held annually at RFK Stadium in Washington, DC.

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Case Study: Foo Fighters Celebrate 20th Anniversary at RFK Stadium

Special Guests Included Buddy Guy, Gary Clark Jr., Heart, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, LL Cool J featuring DJ Z-Trip, Trouble Funk, Trombone Shorty — Plus BBQ, Motorcycle Rally and Fireworks.

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