The anticipation is palpable at the Pumpkin Chunkin' drop zone! Photo courtesy of  Great Country Farms
The anticipation is palpable at the Pumpkin Chunkin' drop zone! Photo courtesy of Great Country Farms

Best Things To Do in DC in November with Kids

November brings plenty of things to do, as DC gears up for holidays from Veterans Day to Thanksgiving and full steam ahead to Christmas. Don’t miss our favorite kid-friendly events and activities in DC this month.

Start off the month by smashing some pumpkins at Great Country Farms. Leave flowers at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, open to the public to walk on for the first time in 100 years. Then get ready for all the winter holidays with light shows like Enchant Christmas, shopping at the festive German Christmas Market, and the lighting of the National Menorah.

For more fun things to do check out our Fall Bucket List or our Day Trip and Weekend Guide—and don't forget to book tickets for these Holiday Train Rides!

We’re adding more events to our family activity calendar every day, so don’t forget to check it frequently.

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