Calendar of Events

Ranger Giving a program at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial

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National Mall and Memorial Parks Calender of Events for programs at its many monuments and memorials.

To show our visitors all the programs that we have going on in the park daily we have combined our many calendars into one (so you don't have to search through many individual ones). If you are interested in a specific park site (i.e. Lincoln Memorial or Thomas Jefferson Memorial) use the search box below to show just those areas.

Link to the Park Map page to help you find your way around the sites.

 

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Autumn Potomac Riverwalk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Lincoln Memorial (street level plaza)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Walk with a Ranger to explore less-visited park sites along the Potomac River.

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    Autumn Potomac Riverwalk

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lincoln Memorial (street level plaza)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 7, 2017

    Walk with a park ranger to explore less visited park sites along the Potomac River.

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    National Fossil Day Celebration on the National Mall

    • Location: Madison Dr. between 9th & 12 Sts. (outside of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History)
    • Fees: Free!
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    Join in fossil fun at a special national celebration on the National Mall outside of the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in honor of National Fossil Day.

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    Women Snipers of World War II

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Belmont Paul Women's Equality National Monument, 144 Constitution Ave, NE, Washington, DC
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 11, 2017

    Special program exploring the stories of women who served as snipers in the Soviet forces during the Second World War.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Mr. Lincoln Goes to Washington

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Washington Monument (base)
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 12, 2017

    Walk with a ranger to explore the Nation's Capital when Lincoln was here.

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    Secrets of the Washington Monument Grounds

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Paddle Boat Parking Lot (near the refreshment stand)
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, October 13, 2017

    Walk with a ranger to explore the secrets hidden in the landscape around the Washington Monument

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Autumn Potomac Riverwalk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lincoln Memorial (street level plaza)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Walk with a ranger to explore some less-visited sites along the Potomac River.

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    Evening with a Park Ranger

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Evening walk around the National Mall. Dogs on leash are welcome.

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    October Red

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Walk with a ranger to explore stories of the Russian Revolution in 1917 and its impact.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Ranger Run

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • Location: Washington Monument Lodge (15th St between Jefferson and Madison Drives)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 14, 2017

    Run with a ranger and explore the National Mall

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    World War I, General Pershing and the Big Picture

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: 1009 11th Street NW (between K & L)
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1/2 mile). A clash of European alliances started the Great War in 1914.

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    Thomas Jefferson and the Peale Painter Dynasty

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: Thomas Jefferson Memorial (lower level)
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 19, 2017

    Ranger Talk. The Charles Wilson Peale family of painters once received two live grizzly bear cubs from Thomas Jefferson.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Autumn Potomac Riverwalk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM,2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lincoln Memorial (street level plaza)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1 1/2 miles). Enjoy an autumn walking tour of the memorials and majestic vistas of the National Mall’s Riverwalk.

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    Clash of the Titans

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM,4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 21, 2017

    Ranger Talk. The largest sea battle ever fought took place October 23-26, 1944, a titanic struggle in the Leyte Gulf.

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    A Clash of Cultures

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: World War II Memorial (contact station)
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk. Explores the troubled relationship between the U.S. and Japan in the 20th century.

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    World War I, General Pershing and the Big Picture

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
    • Location: 1009 11th Street NW (between K & L)
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1/2 mile). A clash of European alliances started the Great War in 1914.

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    Thomas Jefferson and the Peale Painter Dynasty

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 10:45 AM,3:00 PM to 3:45 PM
    • Location: Thomas Jefferson Memorial (lower level)
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, October 26, 2017

    Ranger Talk. The Charles Wilson Peale family of painters once received two live grizzly bear cubs from Thomas Jefferson.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Secrets of the Washington Monument Grounds

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Paddle Boat Parking Lot (near refreshments stand)
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1 mile). Track more than two centuries of change and uncover nearly forgotten tales of humor, tragedy and mystery.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Stalingrad: End of a Dream

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM,4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: World War II (Contact Station)
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Ranger Talk. The Germans would never recover from the colossal battle of Stalingrad.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Autumn Potomac Riverwalk

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Lincoln Memorial (street level plaza)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Ranger-led Walk (about 1 1/2 miles). Autumn walking tour of the memorials and majestic vistas of the National Mall’s Riverwalk.

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  • National Mall and Memorial Parks

    Ranger Run

    • Time: 8:00 AM to 9:30 AM
    • Location: Washington Monument Lodge (15th St. between Jefferson and Madison Drives)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Ranger-led Run (3-4 miles). Stories about some of the most iconic sites in the city, and others that aren’t as famous.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Washington Monument Lodge (15th St. between Jefferson and Madison Drives)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Ranger Talk. Prepare for Halloween with these strange but true stories!

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