National Geographic Events

Washington, D.C.

National Geographic Live Washington, D.C.

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Get the real story behind the hit movie Tracks with photographer Rick Smolan, October 24.

Photograph by Rick Smolan

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Step into a world of entertaining presentations by today’s leading explorers, scientists, photographers, and performing artists. From lively concerts to thought-provoking presentations, captivating films, and engaging family events, National Geographic Live brings you the world and all that’s in it.

Tickets for all Fall 2014 events are still available. Check the links below for more information. Both single events and series packages are on sale.

Get a bite before the event and save! Find out about discounts from our restaurant partners.

Give the gift of adventure this holiday season with gift certificates to our exhibitions and events.

The League of American Bicyclists has named National Geographic a silver Bicycle Friendly Business. For evening and weekend events, bicycle parking is available on level P-1 of the garage and at bike racks on M Street. For weekday daytime events parking is only available at the M Street bike racks.


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FOOD: Our Global Kitchen, Washington, D.C.
October 16, 2014 – February 22, 2015

Mars, Washington, D.C.
August 5, 2014 – November 30, 2014


Harvest Festival, Washington, D.C.
October 25, 2014, 10:00 a.m.

Exploring Mars, Washington, D.C.
October 28, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

Zombie Parasites!, Washington, D.C.
October 29, 2014, 7:30 p.m.

The Geography of Food, Washington, D.C.
October 30, 2014, 7:00 p.m.