Short on money but have a hankering for a good time? Here are five free things to do in D.C. in February!

Here are five of our favorite free events in D.C. this February.

National Symphony Orchestra Prelude

WHEN: February 2, 2019 | 6 p.m.
WHERE: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | Millennium Stage

Join members of the National Symphony Orchestra as they perform Carl Reinecke's Trio for Piano, Clarinet, and Viola, Op.264, and Max Bruch's 8 Pieces for Clarinet, Viola and Piano, Op.83. No tickets required! Check out the website for more info!

Lunar New Year: Guangdong Arts Troupe

WHEN: February 8, 2019 | 6 p.m.
WHERE: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | Millennium Stage

Bring in the Chinese New Year with the Guangdong Arts Troupe! You'll get to be awed by the troupe's amazing performance where they'll dance, perform acrobatics, and do puppetry from the Guangdong province! Find out more here.

D.C. Chinese New Year Parade

WHEN: February 10, 2019 | 2 p.m.
WHERE: Starts at 6th and Eye Street NW and Ends at 6th and H Street NW

Enjoy the spectacular show that is the D.C. Chinese New Year Parade! Watch Kung Fu demonstrations and traditional lion and dragon dances! Find out more here.

U.S. Navy Band Commodores

WHEN: February 13, 2019 | 6 p.m.
WHERE: The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | Millennium Stage

This is a great opportunity to hear the Navy’s premier jazz ensemble, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary. Find out more here.

Wharf Winter Games

WHEN: February 16, 2019 | 2–5 p.m.
WHERE: D.C. Wharf

Compete in snowman bowling, curling, mechanical reindeer riding, and more! Even if you don't compete, you can gather around the firepit and indulge in s'mores, hot drinks, and alcohol. Learn more here.

Which of these free events sparked your interest? Did we miss a good one that we should add to our list? Let us know in the comments below!

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