Best Things To Do in DC this Weekend with Kids: Lunar New Year Celebrations, Dino Stroll, Monster Jam

Celebrate Lunar New Year with lion dancers at Burke Centre Library. Photo courtesy of the library
Celebrate Lunar New Year with lion dancers at Burke Centre Library. Photo courtesy of the library

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.

Families can celebrate the start of the Year of the Tiger at Lunar New Year celebrations around the region, including a winter lantern display at The Reach and cultural exhibitions and performances in Bethesda. Truck lovers can cheer on giant monster trucks at Monster Jam in DC. Or, take a walk through the jurassic period at Dino Stroll at the Dulles Expo Center.

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Many events are getting canceled or postponed at the last minute due to the latest COVID surge. We recommend checking with the venue before heading out to any event.

More Things To Do in Washington, DC this Week with Kids:

The REACH Winter Lanterns
The Kennedy Center - The REACH Plaza - various times Pick
The Washington Auto Show
Walter E. Washington Convention Center - various times Pick
Crayola Creativity Week: Personal Identity
Virtual - Facebook Live - 9:00 AM
Beethoven Symphonies Abstracted: Mo Willems
The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts - 10:00 AM
Glow In the Dark Jam
Barry Farm Recreation Center - 6:00 PM
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