Experience Columbia Height's Dazzle

November 19 - January 6

Countdown to Holiday Lights









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

November 19 - January 6

December 1 – December 31, 2020

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 19 to January 6. 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 19 and December 10. 

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 26, 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 19, 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 10.

Participate in the DC Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt

Starting November 26, 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.

Free Self-Guided Walking Tour

We’ve teamed up with DC by Foot to bring you a free Self-Guided Walking Tour of Columbia Heights! It’s the perfect addition to this year’s DC Holiday Lights. Download their incredible guide, and then get to exploring – there’s so much to discover!

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!

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

Ayala Vado and Associates Inc.

Full-service financial accounting firm with over 32 years of experience.

3501 14th St NW


Estevez and Associates LLC

Family business that specializes in Real Estate, Tax Services & Loan Modifications

3600 14th St NW


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

3237 14th St NW


Letena Restaurant

The spot for authentic and inspired Ethiopian cuisine, great coffee and exotic cocktails.

3100 14th St NW


Pho Viet

Pho Viet serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine.

3513 14th St NW


Categories: Food/Drink

Rinconcito Tex-Mex

Local restaurant serving up delicious Salvadoran & Tex-Mex.

1326 Park Road NW

Serenity Health

Traditional and natural therapeutic services including acupressure

3421 14th St NW


Tequila & Mezcal DC

Traditional (with a pinch of modern) Mexican

3475 14th St NW


Categories: Food/Drink

The Coupe

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

3415 11th St NW


Categories: Food/Drink

Thip Khao

Spicy Laotian dishes & classic cocktails with an exotic twist

3462 14th St NW



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!