The jiggle is up at the World's Biggest Bounce House. Photo courtesy Big Bounce
The jiggle is up at the World's Biggest Bounce House. Photo courtesy Big Bounce

Best Things To Do in Washington, DC in September with Kids

Back to school doesn't mean family fun has to stop. Our Washington, DC Events calendar is packed with fabulous, family-friendly things to do in Washington, DC to take you through the whole month, and then some.

The World's Biggest Bounce House lands with a light POOF just in time for Labor Day, the Maryland Renaissance Fest is saving a turkey leg or two just for you, Artechouse is unleashing a new immersive exhibit, Life of a Neuron, that takes you inside the human brain, and A Wind in the Door breezes in to the Kennedy Center.

Plus, there's still time to hit the beaches, grab some delicious ice cream, or rent a paddleboard, canoe, or kayak. Find all the best things to do in Washington, DC this weekend, week, and the rest of the month.

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Maryland Renaissance Festival
upcoming events
(Sat Aug 28, 2021 - Sun Oct 24, 2021) Maryland Renaissance Festival

Gaver Farm
upcoming events
(Fri Sep 3, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Gaver Farm Fall Fun Fest

Montpelier Farms
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Sun Nov 7, 2021) Montpelier Farms Fall Festival

Cox Farms
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Sun Nov 7, 2021) Cox Farms Fall Festival

Library of Congress and Virtual
upcoming events
(Fri Sep 17, 2021 - Sun Sep 26, 2021) Library of Congress National Book Festival

Summers Farm
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Summers Farm Fall Festival

Manassas Museum Lawn
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021) World Heritage Festival

Butler's Orchard
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Butler's Orchard Pumpkin Festival

Reston Farm Garden Market
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Reston Farm Garden Market Fall Fest

Long Branch Nature Center at Glencarlyn Park

Great Country Farms
upcoming events
(Wed Sep 1, 2021 - Thu Sep 30, 2021) Great Country Farms Corn Maze and Apple Harvest

Leesburg Animal Park
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Mon Nov 1, 2021) Pumpkin Village at Leesburg Animal Park

Various Museums in Washington DC

Artechouse
upcoming events
(Mon Sep 27, 2021 - Sun Nov 28, 2021) Life of a Neuron

Pop's Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Co.
Library of Congress National Book Festival
Library of Congress and Virtual - 9:00 AM Pick
Summers Farm Fall Festival
Summers Farm - 10:00 AM
Gaver Farm Fall Fun Fest
Gaver Farm - 10:00 AM
Manga Fun for Kids Virtual Class
Creatively Wild Art Studio - 3:30 PM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides