Spend Labor Day Weekend 2012 in Washington DC!

Often thought of as the last weekend of summer, the Labor Weekend Holiday offers a variety of things to do in Washington DC. This may be your last chance for a quick Washington DC vacation, and we can suggest some great Washington DC hotels along with some fun things to in Washington DC.

Reflecting Pool at the Lincoln Memorial Re-Opens

hotels near the National MallNow, 20 months and $34 million later, the barriers are set to come down and the pool reopened to the public, perhaps as early as the weekend of August 25th.

Labor Day Concert at the U.S. Capitol

Sunday, September 2, 2012, 8 p.m. East Capitol and First Streets, Washington, DC (202) 225-6827. Enjoy a free concert by the National Symphony Orchestra.

Kennedy Center Page-to-Stage Festival

September 1-3, 2012. The Kennedy Center hosts more than 25 local theater companies in a series of free readings and open rehearsals of plays and musicals. This three-day event gives audiences a look at new works being prepared for Washington premieres in the upcoming theater season.

Abbey Road on the River – Beatles Tribute Festival

August 30-September 3, 2012.  National Harbor, MD. More than 50 bands from around the world and scores of Beatles fans will come together to experience five days of peace, love, and rock-n-roll.

Opening of the American Trail at the National Zoo

September 1, 2012. The National Zoo is opening a new exhibit for its seals and sea lions, including a pup born in June 2011, as well as other North American animals, including beavers, river otters, bald eagles, and ravens. See photos and get a glimpse of the exhibit.

DC Blues Festival

Saturday, September 1, 2012, 1-7 p.m. Carter Barron Amphitheater. Washington, DC. This free annual festival features live blues by outstanding local and national acts.

Cirque du Soleil TOTEM

Through September 16, 2012. The Plateau at National Harbor. The show illustrates, through a visual and acrobatic language, the evolutionary progress of species. The characters evolve on a stage evoking a giant turtle, the symbol of origin for many ancient civilizations.

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