District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS) has a mid-winter break; February 20-24, 2023. Don’t fret if you didn’t plan to take an exotic vacation or have time to take off work that week. There are a variety of camps you can sign your child up for whether it be just for President’s Day or for the entire week. We have also highlighted some events on President’s Day.
President’s Day/Monday Events
9:00am-5:00pm: George Washington’s Birthday Celebration at Mount Vernon
Celebrate the first president of the United States at his beloved home. Admission is free for Presidents Day and George Washington’s birthday. Admission tickets will be distributed on-site upon arrival; a limited number of tickets are available. Mansion tours are timed. Mansion tour tickets will be distributed first come, first serve. Depending on the number of guests, there may be a 2-3 hour delay between your arrival and your Mansion tour time. Arrive early to receive the earliest tour times.
10:00am-3:00pm: Library of Congress Open House
Twice each year, the Library of Congress opens its magnificent Main Reading Room to share information about how the public can access the Library’s resources year-round. The Main Reading Room is located on the first floor of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building, 10 First St. SE, Washington, D.C.
10:30am-5:30pm: Community Day: Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the Lion King on Broadway
A Community Day celebrating the 25th anniversary of The Lion King on Broadway. The festivities will include show-themed workshops led by Disney Theatrical Teaching Artists (separate passes required–information upon registration) and other in-museum activities for the whole family.
1:00pm-3:00pm: George Washington’s Birthday Parade
The nation’s largest George Washington Birthday parade marches a one-mile route through the streets of his chosen hometown! Location: Old Town Alexandria.
DCPS February break & President’s Day Camps:
Breathing Space Yoga
2023 Summer Camp Guide