Washington DC, the capital of the USA, is known for its natural beauty and its neoclassical monument structures. Since it is a place with a wide range of tourist spots, covering the whole state may not be possible with a small DC tour. Therefore, it is better to plan the places to visit and also the events to attend before starting the Washington DC tour. If someone is planning to visit this place during the time of February, they can attend the following events to get a varied experience from the capital city.
Chinese New Year Celebrations
Chinese new year is a Chinese festival celebrated to welcome the beginning of a year according to the traditional Chinese calendar. Since this year’s Chinese new year is on the last week of January, the Smithsonian American Art Museum is hosting its celebration from the beginning of February. The events are going to be conducted in the middle of Chinatown. There will be many traditional events and activities like origami making, mask coloring, along with traditional Chinese performances.
Chocolate And Wine Festival
The month of February is the best time for foodies to make a visit to Washington DC because so many food festivals are being held annually in this state. The chocolate and wine festival is one of the main attractions of tourists visiting the capital city during this time of the year. As the name suggests, the event will be stuffed with a lot of variety of chocolates to chocolate products like cakes, cookies, donuts, etc. There will be also a large variety of elite wines to add flavor to the festival.
It is one of the main reasons to visit the capital city of America during February. The first American president George Washington was born on 22nd February and to honor his memory, the state will set up an event during this time of the year. The event will include an official observance ceremony and a military demonstration. There will be also many patriotic musical concerts and storytelling sessions to add color to the event.
The month of February is filled with a lot of events and festivals in Washington DC. Zach Lieberman’s modern digital art exhibition and DC cocktail festival are some of the events that can give a more fun filled memorable trip to DC. Since it is the home for iconic museums and performing arts venues, it is better to visit this place in February to enhance the tour experience.