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Breakfast with Santa at Volta Park Dec. 6

November 17, 2015

Come take photos with the DC area's best-looking Santa at Volta Park on Sunday, Decemberth from 10 am to 12 pm. Enjoy crafts, coffee, food, music and fun. 

Arrive early to see Santa's magical sleigh. 

Festivities will be held on the playground.  This event is free.

Volta Park Playground is located at 1555 34th Street in Georgetown.


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Georgetown Christmas Market Nov 6 & 7

November 2, 2015

Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School's Esprit de Noel: A Christmas Market will take place Friday, November 6th from 11:00 am - 9:00 pm and Saturday, November 7th from 10:00 am - 4 pm.

Mark your calendars for the 45th year of this wonderful Georgetown tradition and just in time to get you into the holiday spirit. With a marketplace offering over 50 specialty boutiques, Georgetown Visitation Preparatory School's Esprit de Noel is not to be missed!  

Enjoy The Snackery's grilled food, treats from local food trucks and sweets from The Bake Shop. Stroll through Attic Treasures and the Used Books Sale. Bid on beautiful Silent Auction items and baskets, perfect for holiday giving. Don't forget to buy a ticket for the car raffle drawing of a 2016 Ford Escape!

This event is open to everyone and admission is free. There is plenty of free parking on campus.

Georgetown Visitation Prepartory School is located at 1524 35th Street in Georgetown.


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Georgetown Halloween Closures & Parking Restrictions

October 29, 2015

Thousands come to Georgetown on Saturday, October 31, 2015 to celebrate Halloween. Below is a list of parking restrictions distributed by the Georgetown Buinsess Improvement District.


No parking on M Street, NW between Potomac and 31st Street from Saturday, October 31 at 6:00 am until 6:00 am on Sunday, November 1.

No parking along the below areas from Saturday, October 31 from noon until 6:00 am. on Sunday, November 1:

K St, NW from 30th Street to Wisconsin Avenue, NW

Water Street, NW from 32nd Street west to the mouth of the Capital Crescent Trail

1000 1300 Blocks of Wisconsin Ave. NW

M Street NW, from 25th Street to the Key Bridge

1100 block of 26th Street NW

Please also note that access to the residential streets will be limited on Saturday starting in the late afternoon through the evening (likely through 9:00 or 10:00 pm  at MPD discretion). Residents and Georgetown employees will be granted access.


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