Experience Columbia Height's Dazzle

November 18 - January 8

Countdown to Holiday Lights









Irving, 11th, 14th & Park (See Full Map Below)

November 18 - January 8

About Holiday Lights

Whether you’re a local resident or just visiting for a few days—stop by Columbia Heights Main Street Holiday Lights to explore, shop, and dine this holiday season.

The businesses within Columbia Heights Main Street will be decked out with holiday lights from November 18 to January 8. Wander the corridor with neighbors and visitors to enjoy amazing holiday events, activities, and promotions throughout the month. Then cast your vote for your favorite holiday display and your favorite corridor between November 18 and December 11. 

Columbia Heights Holiday Lights is part of a broader, citywide DC Holiday Lights effort encouraging residents and visitors to shop small and explore the District this holiday season. Starting November 25, you can participate in our citywide Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win great prizes from local DC businesses! Check back for more details.


How To Participate


Visit the Corridor & Vote for the Best Business Display

Starting November 18, take a walk around Columbia Heights Main Street to see the holiday lights displays. Then, cast your vote for your favorite display and vote for Columbia Heights as “Best of DC.” Voting ends December 11.

Participate in the DC Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt

Starting November 25, participate in the citywide DC Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win amazing prizes from local DC businesses.

Eat, Drink & Shop Local

Columbia Height’s businesses need your support! Find great holiday deals, specials, events, and activities happening throughout the month in our holiday happenings directory below. Plus, follow us on Facebook and Instagram for daily news from Columbia Height’s businesses.

Where To See Lights

Check out the list of participating businesses below. Don’t forget to cast your vote for your favorite display after taking a walk around the corridor!

A & C Beauty Salon

Salon and barber shop serving men and women in Columbia Heights

1460 Park Rd NW

Allure Nail Bar

Full line of nail & spa care, designed to pamper, rejuvenate, and restore your body and mind.

3239 14th St NW


Categories: Services

Angie’s Multiservices & Repair

Cell phone & electronics repair shop

3564 14th St NW


Boba, coffee, milkshakes, smoothies, and Vietnamese inspired sandwiches

1403 Park Rd NW


DMC Salon

Beauty salon serving the neighborhood for 16 years now with friendly service

1456 Park Rd NW


The ultimate destination for treating yourself—whether you’re craving sweet, salty, or both.

3237 14th St NW


Johnny’s All American

A nostalgic neighborhood “Athletic Club” themed quick service café and bar.

3226 11th Street NW


La Cabana

Relaxed eatery offering Salvadoran specialties, plus dancing & karaoke nights.

Patrick’s Pet Care

Dog services including grooming, training, daycare & dog montessori

3303 11th St NW


Pho Viet

Pho Viet serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

3513 14th St NW


Categories: Food/Drink

Q n Q Cleaners

1352 Park Rd NW


The Coupe

Coffeehouse & lounge serving American gastropub fare, milkshakes & specialty cocktails.

3415 11th St NW


Categories: Food/Drink

The Joint Chiropractic

Affordable and convenient chiropractic at The Joint Washington

3307 14th Street NW


The Wonderland Ballroom

From traditional pub fare to vegan burritos to our eclectic Kung Food classics, we have a menu selection that covers everyone’s gastronomic desires.

1101 Kenyon St Nw


Categories: Food/Drink


Columbia Heights Main Street Holiday Lights is organized by Columbia Heights Main Street.

Columbia Heights Main Street Holiday Lights is part of a broader, citywide DC Holiday Lights effort. Visit DCHolidayLights.org to find a list of participating neighborhoods across DC!