Thanksgiving Weekend Things To Do in DC with Kids: Reston Holiday Parade, Christmas Tree Lightings, The Nutcracker

Nationals Park transforms into a winter wonderland for Enchant Christmas. Photo courtesy of Enchant Christmas DC
Nationals Park transforms into a winter wonderland for Enchant Christmas. Photo courtesy of Enchant Christmas DC

Looking for the best things to do in DC this Thanksgiving weekend? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list for this weekend.

This year we are grateful for meaningful time together with family, and there are lots of events happening around DC this Thanksgiving weekend to create magical holiday memories. Enjoy a festive holiday parade, attend the lighting of the National Menorah, or see The Nutcracker ballet live. However your family celebrates, we hope you have a wonderful Thanksgiving weekend together.
 

Places featured in this article:


The Kennedy Center Opera House

Prince William County Fairground

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center

Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company
Outdoor Family Storytime at Noyes Library
Noyes Library for Young Children - 9:30 AM Pick
Preschool Storytime at Herndon Library
Herndon Fortnightly Library - 10:30 AM
Pixelbloom
Artechouse - 10:00 AM
Story Time at Union Market
Union Market - 10:30 AM
Food for the People: Eating and Activism in Greater Washington
Anacostia Community Museum - various times
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides