Washington's Top 100 Events 2010

Every year, these gatherings keep the region's businesses and charities going strong. Here's our look inside the biggest events on the area's annual calendar.

By T.J. Walter October 4, 2010, 10:25 AM EDT

The Rammy Awards Gala

Photo: Tony Brown/Imijination Photography for BizBash

Politics may take center stage for most of the year, but the nation’s capital is also a hub of arts, entertainment, and plenty of charitable giving. From the international-press-drawing White House Correspondents’ Association dinner to the Safeway BBQ Battle that drew more than 100,000 spectators, these are the events that the media reports on each year, corporations clamber to back, and philanthropists make a point to attend. Here’s a look at those who proved that when the going gets tough, events can go on—sometimes, more successfully than ever.

Arts & Entertainment Events


Fashion & Beauty Events

Food & Restaurant Events

Holiday Events

Literary Events

Parades, Walks & Festivals

Political & Press Events

Sports Events

Trade Shows

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