As of 2015, EventsDC.com has information on conventions, sporting events, shows, concerts and other cultural events in Washington, D.C, and it serves as the website for the Washington Convention and Sports Authority. To view upcoming events, visit the website, and click on Upcoming Events in the top left. Use the site's search criteria to filter results by date, event type and venue.
Eventful allows users to search for a wide range of events including concerts, festivals, comedy shows, nightlife, performing arts, sports and family friendly events. These results are easy for users to filter. For example, They can filter results by date, genre, venue and location. Compared to EventsDC.com, the listings on Eventful are much more numerous and varied.
Yelp also has listings of events in and around Washington, D.C. The filtering tools on Yelp are less specific to events than those on EventsDC.com and Eventful. However, users can order the results based on interest, and as such, it may be easier to find popular events on Yelp.
Finally, Eventbrite, a service that allows event hosts to sell tickets, has listings of all of the events selling or giving away tickets through its website. Since many organizers of smaller events use this service, it is an effective way to find niche events.