I hope you had a restful and relaxing Thanksgiving break, Blue Jays! While we might be in the home stretch of the semester, we’re also luckily in the holiday season. Check out one of the many delightful holiday events happening as we ring in December.
Monument Lighting at Mount Vernon Place, 5 – 8 p.m.
One of the city’s best annual traditions returns this Thursday to Mount Vernon! Come watch the Washington Monument be lit up for the holidays along with food vendors, musical performances and fireworks. Find more details on the Mount Vernon Place website.
Holiday Market on 32nd Street, 7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Enjoy the 32nd Street Farmers Market like you never have before! Throughout the month of December, the market will feature more makers, farmers and food along with musical performances and fun holiday activities. The market is free as always, and more details can be found on Facebook.
Fed Hill Frosty Fest, 4 – 7:30 p.m.
Head down to Federal Hill Main Street for a hot cocoa bar, live music and plenty of small businesses to peruse! Find more details on Facebook.
Winter Lights at the Observatory, 4 – 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy the winter festivities down in Patterson Park as they celebrate their 8th annual lighting of the Patterson Park Observatory! The festival will be complete with food trucks, gift vendors and live entertainment, all with free access. Find more details on Facebook.
The 49th Annual Mayor’s Christmas Parade in Hampden, 1 – 4 p.m.
Who doesn’t love a good holiday parade? In Hampden, you can see marching bands, giant balloons and featured guests like Santa and Miss Yuletide as they march through the streets. The parade will finish on 36th Street, so head there to bask in the holiday fun and grab something to eat after. Find more details on Facebook.