Experience Dupont Circle's Dazzle

November 18 - January 8

Countdown to Holiday Lights









Dupont Circle & Surrounding Streets

November 18 - January 8

About Holiday Lights

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

The businesses within Historic Dupont Main Streets 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. 

Dupont Circle 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 Dupont Circle to see the holiday lights displays. Then, vote for Dupont Circle 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

Dupont Circle’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 Dupont Circle’s businesses.