Summer is almost here, which means now is a great time to start planning for the top summer events in Washington DC.

There are many can’t-miss events to enjoy in the nation’s capital this summer, including:

DC Jazz Festival

With four main stages and music performances from some of the biggest names in jazz, perhaps it’s easy to understand why the DC Jazz Festival serves as a can’t-miss event.

The DC Jazz Festival will take place at The Yards from June 17 to 19 and promises to be an exceptional celebration of all things jazz.

Plus, the festival will offer a massive marketplace with many local vendors, beer and wine tastings and, of course, unforgettable jazz performances.

Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

For summer BBQ at its best, you simply cannot go wrong with a trek to the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle on June 25 and 26.

The Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle represents an amazing event for the whole family. It features plenty of great BBQ dishes, live music performances and much more.

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Learn about various cultures from around the world by checking out the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.

The Festival is a great festival for kids and adults alike too, and it even enables you to explore numerous cultures and help strengthen and preserve their traditions.

Ready to enjoy a cultural learning experience like no other? Attend this year’s Smithsonian Folklife Festival from June 29 to July 4 and July 7 to 10 at the National Mall, and you can learn more about a variety of unique cultural traditions.

Brew at the Zoo

On July 21, you can try beer from more than 70 craft brewers at Brew at the Zoo at the National Zoo.

Brew at the Zoo makes it simple to raise a glass to conservation, as all event proceeds benefit the Smithsonian’s National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute in its mission to save species.

Meanwhile, Brew at the Zoo attendees can enjoy live entertainment by The Reagan Years, lawn games and animal demonstrations, all of which help make this DC event a can’t-miss celebration.

How are you going to get to DC’s top summer events?

Summer is a special time in the nation’s capital, and many wonderful events ensure you’ll be able to enjoy any summer DC excursion.

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