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World-Class Events Near The George Washington University Inn


If you’re looking for more musical performances around the Washington DC area, check out the Millennium Stage at the Kennedy Center  for its daily free concerts.

The George Washington University Inn offers you convenient access to a wide array of year-round DC area events. From local Foggy Bottom events, to Georgetown happenings and Washington, DC festivals and performances, we offer you ideal accommodations and an up-to-the-minute calendar. Upcoming events near The George Washington University Inn include:

Shows and Events at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

September 2014

Disney's The Lion King  Jun. 17 - Aug. 17, 2014

Shear Madness -Throughout the Fall 

Washington National Opera: An Evening with Stephen Costello and Ailyn Pérez --September 10

NSO Pops: Pink Martini & The von Trapps / Steven Reineke, conductor --September 11-13

The Making of Florencia in the Amazon --September 13

Live Nation Presents: Jackson Browne --September 14

Sivam, Inc. presents: Utsav: Celebrating India's Maestros of Music and Dance --September 19-21

National Symphony Orchestra: Season Opening Ball Concert: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor / Steven Reineke, conductor / Joshua Bell, violin / Kelli O'Hara, vocals --September 21

Washington Performing Arts presents: Steven Lin, piano --September 27

October 2014

Evita --October 2-19

Martha Clarke's Chéri featuring Alessandra Ferri, Herman Cornejo, Amy Irving, and Sarah Rothenberg --October 1-4

National Symphony Orchestra: Matthew Halls, conductor: Paul Jacobs, organ, plays Poulenc's Organ Concerto / Works by J.S. Bach & Mendelssohn --October 1,2 & 4

Doktor Kaboom: LIVE WIRE! The Electricity Tour --October 4-5

Exploring Ballet with Suzanne Farrell FOR ADULTS! 101 --October 5

The Crossroads Club: Mehliana featuring Brad Mehldau and Mark Guiliana --October 4

Opera Lafayette presents: Rameau's Les Fêtes de l'Hymen et de l'Amour, ou Les Dieux d'Égypte (The Celebrations of Marriage and Love, or the Gods of Egypt) --October 6

Fortas Chamber Music Concerts: The Dover Quartet --October 8

National Symphony Orchestra: David Zinman, conductor: Angela Hewitt, piano, plays Mozart's Piano Concerto No. 22 / Works by R. Strauss & Schoenberg --October 9-11

Washington Performing Arts presents: Ray Chen, violin, with Julio Elizalde, piano --October 9

Muhal Richard Abrams --October 10

Pan American Symphony Orchestra presents: Por Amor--Latin American Songs of Love --October 11

The Kennedy Center Chamber Players: Works by Debussy, Ives, Saint-Saëns, & Beethoven --October 12

Shen Yun Symphony Orchestra presented by Falun Dafa Association of D.C . --October 12

36th Young Concert Artists Series: Yun-Chin Zhou, piano --October 14

Washington Performing Arts presents: Danish String Quartet: The Art of the Fugue --October 15

Organ Recital: Jeremy Filsell, organ (presented by the National Symphony Orchestra) --October 15

SFJAZZ Collective --October 17

KC Jazz Club: Craig Handy & 2nd Line Smith --October 18

The 17th Annual Mark Twain Prize for American Humor: Jay Leno --October 19

Master Class: Beijing Dance Theater --October 20

Beijing Dance Theater: Wild Grass --October 22-25

NSO Pops: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton / John Mauceri, conductor --October 25

The Kennedy Center production of Little Dancer --October 25-30

NSO Family Concert: Halloween Whodunit --October 26

Master Class: Carmen de Lavallade --October 28

Carmen De Lavallade: As I Remember It --October 29

National Symphony Orchestra: Christoph Eschenbach, conductor: Midori, violin, plays Schumann's Violin Concerto / Symphonies by Mendelssohn & Mozart --October 30

Local Area


Rosslyn Jazz Festival --September 6, 2014

September 11th Memorials

DC Shorts Film Festival --September 11-21

Walkingtown and Bikingtown DC --September 15-21

Mount Vernon's Colonial Craft Fair --September 20-21

H Street Festival --September 20

Social Media Week --September 22-26

Turkish Festival --September 28


Washington Redskins

Mount Vernon's Wine Festival and Sunset Tour --October 3-5

Southwest DC Arts Festival --October 3-5

Velocity DC Dance Festival

National Hispanic Heritage Month --Various Events--September 15-October 15

Taste of DC

Capital Maritime Music Festival

Kids Euro Festival

Boo at the Zoo --October 24-26

Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Days

Marine Corps Marathon --October 26

Washington Craft Show October 31-November 2