Experience Uptown Main Street's Dazzle

November 17 - January 7

Countdown to Holiday Lights

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Uptown Main Street (14th Street NW & Kennedy Street NW) 
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November 17 - January 7

About Holiday Lights

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

The businesses within Uptown Main Street will be decked out with holiday lights from November 17 to January 7. Wander the corridor with neighbors and visitors to enjoy amazing holiday events and promotions throughout the month. Then cast your vote for your favorite light displays between November 17 and December 10 and your local businesses could win a cash prize. 

Uptown 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!

How To Participate

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Visit the Corridor & Vote for the Best Business Display

Starting November 17, take a walk around Uptown Main Street to see the holiday lights displays. Then, cast your vote for your favorite display and vote for Uptown Main Street 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

Uptown 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 Uptown’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!

Atxondo

Spanish food in Washington DC

4724 14th Street NW

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Brightwood Pizza & Bottle

Rustic bar & eatery for artisan cider & bite-sized Basque fare, plus seafood & steaks.

711 Kennedy St NW

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Chicatana DC

Now Open! Experience authentic Mexican fine dining in the heart of Uptown and Columbia Heights.

3917 14th St NW

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DC Corazon Fonda & Tequileria.

Authentic Mexican food in Petworth, Washington DC

3903-3905 14th St NW

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EVERYDAY SUNDAE

Top-quality ice cream

713 Kennedy St NW

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Hedzole

Fast-Casual | Ghanaian-American | Vegan Friendly |West African

5505 Colorado Ave NW

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Home Rule Records

The best in used Jazz, Soul, R&B, Funk, and more.

702 Kennedy St NW

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Lifted Life Kicks

Buy, sell, and trade sneaker store

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Lyman’s Tavern

A friendly place

3720 14th St NW

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Red Derby

Local bar that attracts a hip crowd for its canned beers, roof deck, board games, pub grub & brunch.

3718 14th St NW

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Rossy’s Dominican Hair Salon

Top rated Dominican Hair Salon specializing in hair care for African-American hair

5507 Colorado Ave NW

Rue Cafe

3906 14th St NW

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Soup Up

Gourmet Handmade Soups

709 Kennedy St NW

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Toro Bar

Your neighborhood pool hall and more!

3708 14th Street NW

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Toro Bar

Beer, cocktails, bar snacks and billiards

3708 14th St NW

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