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Best Magic Shows in Washington DC 2023

Updated: Mar 7

DC Magic Shows

Washington DC was named the 'Magic Capital of the Country'.

We have enough resident and touring magic shows to match everyone's taste. Below are a list of current and touring shows coming through the area!

The Good Liar

Washington DC Mentalist

Brian Curry has the audience if he is a mentalist, a magician or a good liar. This is a gasp per minute show live at the Capital Hilton. Appearing regularly.

Ages: 15+

Penn and Teller

Appearing July 30, 2023 at 8 PM

The Penn & Teller Tour has been a professional partnership for nearly 40 years, and they're still going strong. They've got Las Vegas residencies as well as shows around the country - if you want to see some jaw-dropping magic tricks performed by these guys who stand out from other acts due their blend of laughs mixed in with comedy routines then look no further than here!

The Woman Who Saw All

March 31 and April 1, 2023

"The Woman Who Saw All" is the story of Mamie Bell Johnson, an Appalachian Psychic and Spiritualist, masterfully told through the eyes of her grandson, magician Andy Morgan. Through recreating his grandmother's personal experiences and public seances, Morgan takes his audience on a captivating journey through the world of Spiritualism and the Occult in the 1920s and provides a moving and immersive look into the life and legacy of Mamie Bell Johnson, a woman who truly saw all.

The Enigmatist

An immersive, interactive experience of puzzles and cryptology! Following sold-out runs in New York City and Los Angeles, renowned magician and New York Times crossword constructor David Kwong brings his popular in-person show to the Kennedy Center.

The Magic Duel

Magic shows in washington DC

Mark Phillips and Ryan Phillips battle for the title of DC's best magician. The audience votes for the winner! Appearing regularly.

Ages 15+

Washington Magic

Magic shows in Washington DC

Washington DC's magic variety show. It includes close up magic, stage magic and dinner. Appearing regularly.

Ages 12+

Smoke and Mirrors Experience

Take a break from the normal & enter the weird wonderful world of Illusions with Brice Harney, illusionist, mentalist, and entertainer mastering everything from up-close magic.

The Great Zucchini

The Great Zucchini keeps kids on the edge of their seats with his silly and imaginative games, magic, & illusions. Recommended for young children.


Willard and Wood

Magic shows in Washington DC

OK, this one is in Baltimore, but it's too good not to mention. As seen on Penn and Teller 'Fool Us' check out Peter Wood and Willard as they perform mind reading and magic with impossible objects. Appearing regularly.

Ages 12+

Affinity Show

Hidden inside a speakeasy lounge at The Graham Hotel, Affinity is a theatrical magic experience combining magic, illusion and moments of wonder that strikes each guest at their core.

Masters of Illusion Live

Appearing Oct 12, 2022

Check out this large illusion and magic show in the historic Warner Theatre!

Magical Cirque Christmas

Dec 16-18, 2022

National Theatre

Magical Cirque Christmas’ dazzles with music, illusions, acrobatics.

Justin Wilman: Magic For Humans In Person

TV sensation Justin Wilman brings his incredibly funny and amazing magic on tour. Appearing on Jan 28, 2023 ONLY in West VA at the Hollywood Casino.

Mike Rose: Winter Wonders


Magician Mike Rose presents a winter-themed magic show filled with impossible magic tricks, mind reading stunts and off-the-wall comedy!

Wes Iseli at the Cinema Draft House

FAMILY SHOW: Wes Iseli is an award-winning magician who performs on average 400 shows per year. His show is Vegas quality yet family friendly.

Updated Feb 27, 2023

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