Hanukkah, Enchant Christmas, and More Fun Things To Do in DC this Weekend with Kids

Photo courtesy of Enchant DC
Photo courtesy of Enchant DC
11/29/23 - By Jennifer Swope

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

Hanukkah begins at sundown on Thursday, December 7. Over the following eight days, enjoy Menorah lightings, festivals, and other events to celebrate the Festival of Lights.

For another festive activity, head down to Nationals Park for Enchant Christmas. Your family will delight at this dazzling event with a holiday maze, an ice rink, Santa and Mrs. Claus, and more fun activities for kids and parents.

And if you need a little break from holiday cheer, this weekend is the perfect time to visit Titanic: The Exhibition in National Harbor.

Don't miss our lists of the best neighborhood Christmas light displays and holiday lights, restaurants open on Christmas in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia, and eight ways to celebrate Hanukkah with kids. Plus, bookmark our Family Activity Calendar for more things to do every day.

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Montgomery County Fairgrounds

The Exhibit in National Harbor

The Kennedy Center Opera House

Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall

George Mason University Center for the Arts

Chabad Lubavitch of Alexandria-Arlington