Welcome to WETA Special Events.
We invite you to join us throughout the year for a variety of exciting special appearances, get-togethers, and activities throughout the Washington area.
Join the Folger for this beloved annual tradition to celebrate the birthday of the Bard with a day full of festivities. From family festivals to performances to birthday cake, from lectures to scholarly conferences to poetry readings and more, there's something for everyone—including cake!
Explore the gamut of great burgers in Greater Washington, from greasy to gourmet. This documentary visits over a dozen burger joints in the area, showcasing classic burgers to exotic and quirky updates on this favorite All-American food.Watch now →
A big part of WETA's mission is to serve and educate the local community. That's why we have partnered with the Arlington Historical Society to tell stories about our area's past.Watch video →
Enjoy this step through time charting WETA's history from its founding in the 1950s as an educational television station, the addition of a public radio station, and evolution into a major national producer for PBS.See timeline →