Experience Lower Georgia Ave's Dazzle

November 17 - January 7

Countdown to Holiday Lights









Georgia Ave NW between Upshur St & Barry Place (See Full Map Below)

November 17, 2023 - January 7, 2024

About Holiday Lights

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

The businesses within Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street will be decked out with holiday lights from November 17 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 17 and December 10. 

Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street 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 24, 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 Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street to see the holiday lights displays. Then, cast your vote for your favorite display and vote for Lower Georgia Avenue as “Best of DC.” Voting ends December 10.

Participate in the DC Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt

Starting November 24, participate in the citywide DC Holiday Lights Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win amazing prizes from local DC businesses.

Eat, Drink & Shop Local

Lower Georgia Avenue’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 Lower Georgia Avenue’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!

Amen Cafe

Cafe serving delicious American and Ethiopian dishes for breakfast and lunch, along with coffee, and freshly squeezed juices

3661 Georgia Avenue NW


Aurora Market

Veteran-owned and family-operated corner market with a diverse-array of local, national, and international vendors with proven track-records to meet the diverse dietary needs of the communities we serve.

500 Irving St NW


Brazilian—American Cultural Center

The Brazilian—American Cultural Center opened in June 2019 as the headquarters of Capoeira Barro Verm

3001 Sherman Ave NW



Chill coffee bar/Ping-Pong club doubling as a cafe serving pastries & sandwiches.

3118 Georgia Avenue NW



Community Development Financial Institution with a food incubator and restaurant/bar accelerator lab

3607 Georgia Ave NW


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Manny & Olga’s Pizza

Low-key counter-serve chain dishing up pizza, calzones & subs, as well as Italian & Greek entrees

3624 Georgia Ave NW


Reunion Hot Yoga

Yoga studio where people of all backgrounds, sizes, ages, and abilities are invited to embrace the transformative practice of hot yoga

3232 Georgia Ave Suite 105


Teatro de la Luna

Teatro de la Luna’s purpose is to provide the Washington capital area with a source of high quality theater as seen from a Latin American perspective.

4020 Georgia Ave NW


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Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street Holiday Lights is organized by District Bridges’ Lower Georgia Avenue Main Street.

Lower Georgia Avenue 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!