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National Mall

Past Events

The National Mall has hosted many events in the past. There are 39 listings stored in the HistoryGuide database for this property.

DateEvent Information
Daily Smithsonian Folklife Festival. The festival events are held near the Smithsonian Institution buildings on the National Mall, between 7th and 14th streets, and… (Festivals - Cultural) 202-633-6440.
9th Annual Washington Jewish Music Festival Opening Day. Celebrate Israel's 60th birthday with Regina Spektor, internationally-acclaimed singer, songwriter and pianist, who will headlin… (Performance - Musical) 202-777-3250.
Daily National Black Family Reunion Celebration. Attracting more than 500,000, and supported by the National Council of Negro Women, the two-day festival celebrates with free go… (Festivals - Cultural) 202-383-9130.
Daily DC Jazz Festival 2010. With more than 100 performances in dozens of venues across the city, the DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in Washi… (Festivals - Music) 202-457-7628.
09/24/05 National Book Festival 2005. Sponsored by the Library of Congress and hosted by first lady Laura Bush, the 5th annual National Book Festival will feature mor… (Festivals - Cultural) 888-714-4696.
05/29/06 National Memorial Day Parade. The parade will begin on Madison Avenue and continue onto 3rd Street, Pennsylvania Avenue, Constitution Avenue and 15th Street.… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 202-772-7272.
12/31/06 The Great DC New Years Eve Treasure Hunt. Each team will receive hand made treasure maps, clues and a bag of tricks to help you make it to the secret end location. Price… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 888-588-8862.
06/23/07
06/25/07
World Children's Festival. The largest-ever celebration of children's creativity and imagination in the world will transform the National Mall in the Third… (Kids - Children's Activities) 202-530-1000.
06/01/08 9th Annual Washington Jewish Music Festival Opening Day. Celebrate Israel's 60th birthday with Regina Spektor, internationally-acclaimed singer, songwriter and pianist, who will headlin… (Performance - Musical) 202-777-3250.
07/26/08 Capitol Bocce Ball Tournament. Teams will duke it out for the title of champion and then everyone will head to the bar to celebrate. Registration begins in Ju… (Sports - Bocci) 561-632-0911.
09/27/08 8th Annual National Book Festival. Sponsored by the Library of Congress, hosted by First Lady Laura Bush, and now in its eighth year, this free event, featuring ov… (Festivals) 202-828-5063.
11/01/08 Got Milk? and the Campaign for HealthyWeight. Walkers can stop by the Milk tent on the AHA Start! Heart Walk grounds for a chance to sample milk from local milk processor, Sh… 312-988-2422.
05/10/09 Mother's Day Walk to Empower. Step up for a cause on Mothers Day. Join thousands as they raise funds to support Breast Cancer Network of Strength's work to en… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 877-963-7223.
03/27/10 4th Annual National Walk for Epilepsy. This is a family oriented, noncompetitive walk to raise funds for research, education, advocacy, and services for people with ep… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike) 866-4-EF-WALK.
04/25/10 40th Annual Earth Day Climate Rally 2010. Government agencies, non-profit organizations, and businesses will join with the Earth Day Network in presenting a day of live m… (Festivals) 202-518-0044.
05/06/10
05/07/10
05/08/10
Public Service Recognition Week. We will be between 4th and 7th street NW, across from the Air and Space museum. You won't be able to miss us. There will be big… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 202-775-2752.
07/04/10 2010 Independence Day Celebration: "Stars and Stripes Forever!". The annual national 4th of July fireworks take place at the Lincoln Memorial near the Reflecting Pool, as it has for the last 20… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party) 202-426-6841.
07/17/10 Women in Government Relations 2nd Annual "Great Political Race". Join the WGR for a fun scavenger hunt following clues across the city. Men and kids are welcomed and encouraged to participate.… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 202-496-1000.
07/24/10
07/25/10
ScoutQuest. The Boy Scouts of America are hosting a D.C.-wide scavenger hunt designed to celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Scouting. Throug… (Kids - Children's Activities) 202-828-8893.
09/11/10 9/11 We the People "Restore Our Constitution" March and Rally DC 2010. Sponsored by Resistnet and the 912 Project, this conservative rally hopes to raise awareness and highlight the important issues… (Community - Town Hall Meeting) 202-485-9880.
10/30/10 Rally to Restore Sanity. Sponsored by the Daily Show, Jon Stewart invites you to a rally for the Busy Majority who don't have time for rallies in his cal… (Community - Town Hall Meeting) 866-535-2844.
10/30/10 March to Keep Fear Alive. Sponsored by The Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert invites you to replace reason with fear, reminding us that reason is one letter… (Community - Town Hall Meeting) 866-535-2844.
06/17/11
06/18/11
06/19/11
World Children's Festival. Every four years, the World Children's Festival comes to the National Mall. This free and open to the public festival celebrates… (Festivals)
08/26/11 Step Forward for Orphans March. At the Children's Carousel, key leaders of international adoption and members of their organizations have joined forces to parti… (Community)
10/22/11 2011 DC Stop Modern Slavery Walk. The 2011 DC Stop Modern Slavery Walk on the National Mall to celebrate human rights, raise public awareness about human traffick… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
03/24/12 Reason Rally. The Reason Rally is a public event sponsored by many of the country's largest and most influential secular organizations. There… (Festivals) 608-256-8900.
09/22/12
09/23/12
LEGO DUPLO Read! Build! Play!. Stop all day for free building or visit any of the 30 minute sessions filled with guided construction, upbeat songs and inspired… (Kids - Children's Activities)
09/29/12 National Family Pack Walk 2012. Scooby-Doo and Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan are teaming up for the 2nd Annual National Family Pack Walk! The 2012 Pack Walk bring… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
10/27/12 Book of Cursed Souls Halloween Adventure Race. This Halloween adventure race will send you through the streets of Washington D.C., combining action, intellect, and creepy fun… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party)
04/20/13 Bocce For Hunger!. An epic 64 team tournament where teams will face off near the National Mall outside the nation's Capitol. Each team will play a… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 202-290-1969.
09/21/13 Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc.'s Third Annual 5K Walk and Roll Against Bullying. Children with disabilities are two to three times more likely to be bullied than their nondisabled peers. Advocates for Justice… (Health & Fitness) 202-678-8060.
10/26/13 Walk to End Alzheimer's in the Nation's Capital. Walk participants will learn more about Alzheimer's disease, advocacy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment, and the Associat… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike) 703-766-9025.
10/11/14 National Alternative Fuel Day Odyssey. Enjoy displays of cutting-edge alternative fuel vehicles, learn from speakers, and interact with experts on alternative fuel veh… (Community) 304-293-7882.
10/18/14
10/18/14
Get Buzzed 4 Good. Wahl Clipper is challenging the Kappa Sigma Fraternity & residents of Washington D.C. to Get Buzzed. for good. They'll raise fu… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit)
10/04/15 UNITE To Face Addiction Rally. A first-of-its-kind campaign to confront America's denial about the most urgent health crisis facing our nation today - addictio… (Community)
11/07/15 DC Walk with Us to Cure Lupus. The Alliance for Lupus Research (ALR) Walk with Us to Cure Lupus is a fundraising walk where 100% of all proceeds go to support… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike) 732-842-1607.
09/17/16
09/18/16
CureFest for Childhood Cancer. CureFest's mission is to make childhood cancer research a national priority by uniting the childhood cancer community, the gener… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit)
04/22/17 Comeback Trail. This run/walk event and survivor loop aim to celebrate and build hope for the stroke community. Together, participants will emba… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
07/04/11
07/04/13
07/04/14
Fireworks on the National Mall. Fireworks are set off from the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool to create a stunning display over the Washington Monument in cel… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party)

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