DC DUCKS EVENTS

6th Annual Arlington Festival of the Arts

April 21, 2018 10:00 am to April 22, 2018 5:00 pm.

April 21-22, 2018 10:00am to 5:00pm
The new arts festival features vibrant paintings, contemporary and whimsical art, life-size sculptures, photography, handcrafted jewelry and much more.
3003 Washington Blvd. in Arlington, VA (561) 746-6615
FREE

Earth Optimism Day

April 21, 201810:00 am to 2:00 pm.

April 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Spend Earth Day celebrating conservation success stories at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo. This family-friendly event features fun activities and interactive demonstrations, including a conservation scavenger hunt!
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20008 202-633-4888
FREE

Cherry Blossom Street Festival

April 14, 20181:30 am to 6:00 pm.

April 14, 2018: 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Arts, crafts, demonstrations, live entertainment, food and drink.
Location: Capitol Riverfront, M St and New Jersey Ave., SE Washington DC 877.442.5666
FREE

Parade of the National Cherry Blossom Festival

April 14, 201810:00 am to 12:00 pm.

April 14, 2018: 10:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Marching bands, floats, dance troupes, giant helium balloons and special celebrity Location: Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington DC, from 7th to 17th Streets 877.442.5666
FREE

Petalpalooza

April 7, 201812:00 am to 9:30 pm.

April 7, 2018: 1 – 9:30 PM; Fireworks display 8:30 PM (weather permitting)
Enjoy a full day of art, music, and play at The Wharf! Formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, Petalpalooza will include interactive art installations, larger-than-life games and activities, live music on three stages, a spectacular fireworks show, and more.
The Wharf […]

Family Celebration at the National Zoo

April 2, 201810:00 am to 4:00 pm.

April 2, 2018, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
At this year’s multicultural tradition, the Zoo will offer an Easter egg roll/hunt, crafts, live entertainment, a food bazaar, and more family-friendly fun.
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC 20008 202-633-4888
FREE

MetroCooking DC

December 9, 2017 to December 10, 2017.

See your favorite Celebrity Chefs whip up their signature dishes live on the James Beard Foundation Cooking Stage, including Guy Fieri, José Andrés, Vikram Sunderam, Victor Albisu and more! Grab your friends for a fun, food filled day out! At MetroCooking DC there is something for everyone: -Taste masterfully prepared samples from over 50 local […]

Horses and Hounds

November 4, 20179:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Observe a cavalry demonstration on the 12-acre field before meeting the breeds that Washington loved so much. Learn about the role these animals played in the American Revolution and even meet Nelson, a horse similar to Washington’s beloved warhorse! Visit the estate’s modern livestock facilities for a chance to meet the horses, dogs, chickens, sheep, […]

Mount Vernon Salutes Veterans

November 11, 20179:00 am to 4:00 pm.

In honor of our nation’s veterans, Mount Vernon admits FREE all active duty, former, or retired military personnel. Honored guests are also invited to place a flower at Washington’s Tomb where the Sons of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the American Revolution present a wreathlaying ceremony in honor of our nation’s veterans. 3200 […]

Fairfax Fall Festival

October 14, 2017

For more than 35 years, the Fairfax Fall Festival in historic downtown Fairfax, Virginia, has provided locals with a lively celebration of community talent and a fun-filled carnival with all the rides and delicious eats you’d expect. Guests can enjoy more than 400 arts and crafts displays, three stages of live music performances, an assortment […]