Calendar

The July Schedule of Events.

The August Schedule of Events.

Information about programs or volunteer events with our partner groups can be found with Rock Creek Conservancy.

 

By Date

Event Results

Showing 21 results

  Show ALL instances of recurring events
  • Rock Creek Park

    Centennial Hike

    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    A two mile hike that looks at the history of the National Park Service through the lens of Rock Creek Park.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Universe

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Visit distant galaxies, nebulas, and other deep space objects and discover the wide world of astronomy without ever leaving your planetarium seat! Ages 7 to adult.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Fort DeRussy Hike

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    Come on our one-mile hike to a Civil War fort and hear about the defense of Washington, D.C. from confederate forces.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Rock the City Concert

    • Time: 7:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron
    • Fees: Tickets required
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    A “Rock the City” Concert presented by Darryl Haley to benefit Rock Creek Park trail maintenance and Carter Barron Amphitheatre.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Summer Night Sky

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, July 30, 2016

    View the season's brightest stars, planets, and constellations in the only planetarium in the U.S. National Park System.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Astronomy Craft

    • Time: 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Join us as we make crafts on a Sunday morning. The astronomy-themed crafts are designed for all ages.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    By Dawn's Early Light

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Georgetown Waterfront Park
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Come down to Georgetown for a talk looking at the life and legacy of Francis Scott Key in Washington, D.C.

    View Details
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Discover the moons of solar system and search for life outside of earth...

    View Details
    • Time: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Relax and enjoy an afternoon of poetry. The series is sponsored by Word Works. Recommended for mature audiences.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Zula Patrol: Down to Earth

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Planetarium
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, July 31, 2016

    Hey kids, join the Zula Patrol as they chase Madam Deliria back through geologic times in an attempt to rid the universe of litter.

    View Details
    • Time: 2:30 PM
    • Location: Old Stone House
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Rangers will present highlights on middle-class life in Georgetown, the evolution of a neighborhood and the changing uses of an urban garden.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Young Planetarium

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Calling all kids! Learn about the twinkling stars and wandering planets during this introductory astronomy program.

    View Details
    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 4, 2016

    There will be activities designed for our youngest visitors, 1-4 years old. Activities may focus on science, technology, engineering and/or math.

    View Details
    • Time: 10:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Nature Center
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 6, 2016

    re-enactors representing Buffalo Soldiers will visit Rock Creek Park.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Exploring the Sky

    • Location: Military Field (Picnic Grove 13)
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 6, 2016

    Join the National Capital Astronomers and Rock Creek Park for stargazing through the lens of a telescope...

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Rock the City Concert

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron
    • Fees: Tickets required
    Saturday, August 6, 2016

    A “Rock the City” Concert presented by Darryl Haley to benefit Rock Creek Park trail maintenance and Carter Barron Amphitheatre.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Centennial Hike

    • Time: 2:00 PM
    • Location: Peirce Mill
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, August 13, 2016

    A two-mile hike that looks at the history of the National Park Service through the lens of Rock Creek Park

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Rock the City Concert

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron
    • Fees: Tickets required
    Saturday, August 13, 2016

    A “Rock the City” Concert presented by Darryl Haley to benefit Rock Creek Park trail maintenance and Carter Barron Amphitheatre.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Rock the City Concert

    • Location: Carter Barron
    • Fees: Tickets required
    Saturday, August 20, 2016

    A “Rock the City” Concert presented by Darryl Haley to benefit Rock Creek Park trail maintenance and Carter Barron Amphitheatre.

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Joint Service Jazz

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre
    • Fees: Free
    Thursday, August 25, 2016

    U.S. Army Blues U.S. Navy Commodores U.S. Air Force Airmen of Note First Come-First Served

    View Details
  • Rock Creek Park

    Movie Night

    • Location: Carter Barron Amphitheatre
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, August 26, 2016

    Movie to be announced. Movie starts at dusk (around 8:10 p.m.) Gates open at 7:00 p.m.

    View Details

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

3545 Williamsburg Lane, NW
Washington, DC 20008

Phone:

(202) 895-6000
Rock Creek Park administrative offices can be reached at 202-895-6000. For General information call 202-895-6070 Wednesday - Sunday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and dial 0.

Contact Us

Tools