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February 10, 2020

MLK Day Parade and Peace Walk

On Monday, January 20, thousands of people gathered to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at the annual MLK Day Parade. The parade,…
February 10, 2020

Events DC Community Grant Application Deadline is March 1st

Calling all District of Columbia-based nonprofit organizations that work with children or youth in the areas of sports, performing arts or cultural arts! We are…
February 10, 2020

March Madness Heads to DC!

From March 7 – 10, 2020, Events DC will host the Colonial Athletic Association Men’s Basketball Championships at the Entertainment and Sports Arena, bringing the tournament…
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January 31, 2020

Events DC Holiday Hoops Fest Returns to Congress Heights

Events DC was proud to host the second annual Holiday Hoops Fest, a clash of high-quality NCAA mid-major men’s college basketball programs at the Entertainment…
January 15, 2020

Team USA Men’s Basketball Heads to Entertainment and Sports Arena

Events DC is excited to announce a partnership with USA Basketball to host three Men’s AmeriCup Qualifying games at the Entertainment and Sports Arena in…
January 15, 2020

MLK Gateway Project Breaks Ground

On Wednesday, January 8, 2019, Mayor Muriel Bowser, city officials, developers, and residents celebrated the groundbreaking of the MLK Gateway Project in Historic Anacostia. The…
January 13, 2020

Events DC Hosts Cozy Christmas!

Events DC hosted its annual Cozy Christmas event on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center. Ward 8 youth in attendance were able…
November 22, 2019

The Washington Justice and Overwatch League Come to DC in 2020 for Five Homestand Weekends

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Anthem and Entertainment and Sports Arena Will Host The World’s Premier Esports League as Powerhouse Teams From Across the Globe Descend…
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November 21, 2019

Events DC to Host Three Premier College Basketball Events through March 2020

Washington, DC – (November 21, 2019) — Events DC, the official convention and sports authority of the District of Columbia, will host three premier men’s…
November 21, 2019

FloSports Partners with Events DC and Russ Potts Productions

Washington, DC — November 21, 2019 — FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content has partnered with Events DC, the official convention…
November 12, 2019

Safeway Feast of Sharing Celebrates its 20th Anniversary

On Wednesday, November 27, Events DC will co-sponsor the 20th anniversary of the Safeway Feast of Sharing at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. Feast…
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November 11, 2019

Events DC Brings World Series Fever to Yards Park

When the Washington Nationals brought the first World Series games to DC in 86 years this October, Events DC made sure that fans across the…
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November 10, 2019

4th Annual Costume Carnival

Events DC broke out the candy and Halloween themed activities on Saturday, November 2nd where hundreds of Ward 8 residents came out to enjoy the…
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October 30, 2019

‘DC Comedy Homecoming’ Show Brings Ten Years of Laughs to Congress Heights

On October 26, the Entertainment and Sports Arena hosted its first-ever comedy show for the closing performance of the 10th annual Bentzen Ball comedy festival.…
October 18, 2019

Washington Mystics Bring Home Team’s First-Ever WNBA Championship

On Thursday, October 8, the Washington Mystics won their first-ever WNBA title in front of a raucous home crowd at the Entertainment and Sports Arena…