National Geographic Events

Washington, D.C.

National Geographic Live Washington, D.C.

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Photographer and filmmaker Pete McBride opens our fall season with adventure on two of the world’s great rivers, October 8.

Photograph by Pete McBride

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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.

We’ve just announced our fall 2014 events! Check the links below for more information. Tickets go on sale Monday, August 18.

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

Peruvian Gold, Washington, D.C.
April 10, 2014 – September 14, 2014