Looking for a way to celebrate Christmas a day earlier in Washington, DC? Greater DC area has something for everyone who is searching for something to do on Christmas Eve 2010. From family entertainment to nightlife fun, here are five entertaining events around Washington, DC for Christmas Eve.
1. Ice Skating
One of the best kept secrets of DC is the Ice Skating Rink in the National Gallery of Art. The National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink is open mid-November through mid-March, weather permitting. View magnificent works of sculpture while skating in the open air and enjoying music from the state-of-the-art sound system.
The ice-skating rink will close at 5:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve. (More info)
2. The Kennedy Center
The Kennedy center presents free performance at 6 p.m. everyday at the Millennium Stage. On Christmas Eve, they will present an early performance at 12 noon.
Concert Hall will host the Choral Arts Society of Washington: Christmas Music: the Treasured Holiday Tradition. This special event will tale place at 1 p.m. (Tickets Information)
Don’t miss the Broadway Musical – Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific in the Lincoln Center Theater’s Opera House. On Christmas Eve, a special performance of the classic will begin at 1:30 p.m. (Ticket Information)
3. Washington National Cathedral
On Christmas Eve, the Cathedral celebrates Festival Holy Eucharist at 6 and 10 pm. A limited number of same-day passes will be available approximately 1 hour before each service outside the west entrance (Wisconsin Ave.) of the Cathedral There will also be a live webcast of the service. (More details)
4. Fest of the Seven Fish
For food lovers and seafood connoisseur, this is the event for you. The Fest of the Seven Fish is about courses upon courses of seafood and Italian cuisine from some of the finest restaurants in Greater DC area. Fest of the Seven Fish is an Italian traditional celebration around Christmas time. The restaurant below have special menus and pricing for this special occasion:
Two clubs are throwing Christmas Eve theme celebrations by giving special pricing and much more. Check them out!
Ultrabar – Santa’s Helper Night! Ladies come dressed as Santa or one of his Helpers and Drink FREE all night. Plus, Christmas Eve night only FREE to enter. (more details)
Muse Lounge DC – TreWell Holiday Party! Ladies RSVP for complimentary VIP admission till 12am. Guys RSVP for complimentary entry till 11pm. Email email@example.com by 6pm Friday, Dec.24th. (More details)