Why should pigeons have all the fun?

Get up close and personal with Washington’s historic bells and bell towers.

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Every bell tolls a story

Suspended above the streets of our capital, the history of our nation is written in bronze.

Take a closer look.

Stand beneath a canopy of sound

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Out with a Bang

How do you wrap up the first National Bell Festival? We could think of no better way than the lush harmonies and heartfelt lyrics, often with a wink or quirky twist, of brilliant singer/songwriter duo: Griefcat. Described as "...

Namaste, Washington

Festivalgoers started their New Year exploring simple yet powerful techniques at BellFest group yoga, perfect for all levels of experience and free for anyone who registered – and we quickly...

The New Year Never Sounded So Good

At BellFest, we’re pretty proud of the eclectic, world-class programming we present across the city on New Year’s Day, and nowhere was this more evident than our classical music recital at the...