Aug 17, 2023 - Things to Do

D.C. weekend events: Lionel Richie, CityFest, and more

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This weekend in D.C., check out CityFest at Culture House, Lionel Richie at Capital One Arena, Bands and Brews in Del Ray, and more.

🥳 1. Celebrate the city

Immerse yourself in D.C. culture at CityFest with art, music, fashion, food, and more.

Why it matters: CityFest brings together more than 40 local creatives, including designers, musicians, writers, artists, photographers, and more, making it the largest creator festival in the city.

When: Noon Saturday

Where: Culture House

Cost: Tickets start at $10.

ğŸŽ¤ 2. Lionel Richie

ğŸŽ¸ 3. Risers Fest

  • Listen to 12 bands and comedy shows Sunday at Hook Hall. Doors open at 11am, the first band plays at noon and the after-party is from 10pm to 2am. Tickets start at $30.

🍻 4. Bands and Brews

⚽ 5. Youth Sports Day

  • Learn about after-school programs that combine sports, mentoring, tutoring, and college readiness from 10am to 2pm Saturday. This Fight For Children event at The Fields at RFK will have a DJ, live music, food trucks, and giveaways. Free.
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