Tourists who have never been on a Washington DC tour often ask what the best time to visit the US capital is. Note that there is no specific time to visit Washington DC because this city has a lot in store for you every month of the year. However, if you are scheduling a visit Washington DC in the month of February, then you can call yourselves lucky because the city is hosting a number of excellent and entertaining events this month.
The best thing about these events are most of them are budget-friendly and ideal for families. Below are some of the best things you can do in Washington DC in the month of February.
Voxare String Quartet
The live music event in a beautiful setting will make your Washington DC tour a lot more memorable. The young musicians who will be performing at this event belong to the most popular and best chamber music groups in the United States. They will be performing at Dumbarton Oaks, which is situated in Georgetown, on February 11 and 12. So, if you are into music, then this live music concert will be an absolute treat for you.
National Mall on Valentine’s Day
If you are a person who is visiting Washington DC to celebrate the Valentine’s Day with your loved one, then you should head straight to the National Mall at night on Feb 13. The elegant memorials that are illuminated against the night sky add an extra level of beauty and elegance to the Mall. This in turn makes the National Mall of Washington DC an ideal spot to spend the Valentine’s Day eve.
Enjoy a Game of the Washington Wizards
As you would probably know, Washington DC is a major sports town and the city hosts a wide variety of sporting events throughout the year. So, if you are a person who loves sports, then you should try to attend a game before leaving the city. The basketball team of Washington DC, Washington Wizards, is playing five home matches in the month of February. However, if you are planning to watch any one of the home matches in the stadium, it is best to book the tickets in advance.
If you are looking for more events in DC in the month of February, then you could also check out the President’s Day Weekend events in the city, which would be held from February16 to 19, 2018.