Experience Uptown & Petworth's Dazzle

November 19 - January 6

Countdown to Holiday Lights

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Uptown Main Street (14th Street NW & Kennedy Street NW) + Petworth Main Street (Georgia Ave from Upshur to Missouri Ave; Upshur from 8th Street to 13th).
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November 19 - January 6

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 (including Petworth) 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 and promotions throughout the month. Then cast your vote for your favorite light displays between November 19 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 26 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 19, take a walk around Uptown Main Street (which now includes Petworth!) 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 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

Uptown & Petworth 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!

ANXO Brightwood

Cider, Beer, Wine & Cocktial Bar 

711 Kennedy St NW

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Atxondo

Spanish food in Washington DC

4724 14th Street NW

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Aviator Club

Men’s and women’s clothing + custom and exclusive sneakers

4235 9th 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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Fia’s Fabulous Finds

Upscale, quality, brand name ladies clothing and accessories

806 Upshur Street NW

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Hen and Fin

Hen & Fin serves the best chicken and seafood in the DMV.

4532 Georgia Ave NW

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HR Records

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

702 Kennedy St NW

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La Coop Coffee Co.

Family owned and operated coffee shop

5505 1st St NW

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Little Food Studio

Little shop. Big flavors.

849 Upshur St NW

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Lulabelle’s

Petworth’s locally-owned market serving ice cream, coffee, baked goods, groceries, and custom cakes.

847 Upshur Street NW

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Lyman’s Tavern

A friendly place

3720 14th St NW

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Meriam Academy LLC

Providing Excellent Foundation for your Child’s Future

704 Kennedy St NW

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Mita Cafe

 Ethiopian and Japanese cafe

703 Kennedy St NW

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Neptune Room

Neighborhood watering hole, come one come all 

5405 Georgia Avenue NW

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Solar Solution

Washington D.C.’s largest local solar installer

4700 14th St NW

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Soup Up

Gourmet Handmade Soups

709 Kennedy St NW

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Taqueria Habanero

Tacos + Margaritas + Fresh Corn Tortillas

3710 14th Street NW

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Toro Bar

Your neighborhood pool hall and more!

3708 14th Street NW

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Sponsors

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!