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Oct. 30, 2017 - The Federation of Gay Games has awarded the 2022 Games to Hong Kong. The vote follows almost two years of planning and campaigning by the DC Gay Games committee to win the bid. “While we are very disappointed that Washington, DC was not chosen as the host city for the Gay Games XI, we extend our congratulations to Hong Kong” said...

Walt Williams and Danny Ferry to be inducted into the Washington Metropolitan Basketball Hall of Fame while Brian Boland, Steve Turner and Jonathan Scribner are recognized for their 2017 championships and sustained leadership. Washington, DC (October 4, 2017)—Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, and...

WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 26, 2017) – Events DC, the official convention and sports authority for the District of Columbia, is partnering with Bob Geoghan, founder of the McDonald’s All-American Game and the Capital Classic, to present the 2017 Nell and John Wooden Leadership in Coaching Awards Dinner. The 2017 dinner will honor award recipient and...

Events DC, the official convention and sports authority of the District of Columbia, hosted a luncheon this afternoon with Mayor Muriel Bowser and honored guests from the Kennedy family to announce the launch of the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial project. Events DC will work closely with the Kennedy family and members of a newly launched Memorial...

WASHINGTON, May 12, 2017 — The DC Jazz Festival (DCJF) is pleased to announce the schedule for Jazz in the ‘Hoods Presented by Events DC, a vital component of the DC JazzFest (June 9-18). Spotlighting the District as a vibrant cultural capital, Jazz in the ‘Hoods brings jazz to all four quadrants and eight Wards of the nation’s capital, with...

(WASHINGTON, DC) – March 2, 2017 Washington, DC has been named one of three finalists to host Gay Games XI in July 2022, surpassing other bidding U.S. cities Austin, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Denver. The District joins Guadalajara, Mexico and Hong Kong, China in the Federation of Gay Games’ final round in selecting a...

ShamrockFest, America’s largest St. Paddy’s Day festival, announced Coolio as the newest addition to the 2017 lineup. DC’s hottest and longest-running St. Patrick’s Day music festival and party returns to RFK Stadium on March 11 for its 18th year in the District. The 2017 Lineup, in alphabetical order: Bastard Bearded Irishmen Blood or...

For Immediate Release November 21, 2016 MEDIA ADVISORY SAFEWAY AND EVENTS DC PARTNER TO PROVIDE MEAL, HOPE FOR 5,000 DC RESIDENTS ON WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 23 AT THE WALTER E. WASHINGTON CONVENTION CENTER WHAT Safeway Inc. and Events DC will celebrate the season of giving at the 17th Annual Safeway Feast of Sharing (#SafewayFeast). Feast attendees...

Events DC’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Henry W. Mosley was awarded the Patriot Award on August 1, 2016 by the U.S. Department of Defense and the National Guard for his exemplary work in support of military workers.
This award was given to Mr. Mosley on behalf of his role supervising Private First Class (PFC) Scoedean Bloomfield who is an...

On Wednesday, April 13, at 2 p.m., Mayor Muriel Bowser, Events DC and the Capitals, including owner Ted Leonsis and alumni Rod Langway and Alan May, will come together to celebrate a historic regular season and the upcoming playoffs during a Capitals #RockTheRed Fan Rally at Carnegie Library at Mt. Vernon Square.Capitals fans are invited to...