Apr 25, 2024 - Things to Do

D.C. weekend: Petworth PorchFest, Cocktail Festival and more

Three men performing at Petwork PorchFest.

Petworth PorchFest 2023. Photo: Nick Moreland Photography

This weekend in D.C., check out Petworth PorchFest, the Georgetown French Market and the D.C. Chocolate Festival.

1. ๐ŸŽถ PorchFest

Enjoy a full day of music by over 100 local bands and performers of various genres at Petworth PorchFest.

What they're saying: "Petworth PorchFest is particularly special because it brings together a broad group of neighbors to participate โ€” as musicians, hosts, volunteers, and audience members โ€” to celebrate and enjoy our wonderful community, the arts, and our local businesses," co-founder Clara Haskell Botstein told Axios.

Stop by: Music on porches will be 2โ€“6pm and music on the main stage (Petworth Rec Center) will be 5โ€“8pm. View full schedule here.

  • Rain date: Sunday.

2. ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท Georgetown French Market

  • Enjoy a French festival and shop at an open-air European-style market with over 40 locally owned galleries, boutiques and cafes all day Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Free. View full schedule here.

3. ๐Ÿธ The Official D.C. Cocktail Festival

  • Taste cocktails made by some of the best mixologists in the city noonโ€“6:30pm Saturday at Dock5. Tickets start at $59.

4. ๐Ÿ‘‘ Mr., Mx. and Miss Capital Pride Pageant

5. ๐Ÿ•บ Project Glow

6. ๐Ÿซ D.C. Chocolate Festival

7. ๐ŸŒธ Spring Festival

  • Celebrate spring with a day of family fun, pony rides, live music, crafts, food and more 10amโ€“2pm Saturday at The Farm at Kelly Miller (301 49th St. NE). Free.

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