There are many activities to keep little ones busy at Celebrate Petworth. Photo courtesy of the Petworth News
There are many activities to keep little ones busy at Celebrate Petworth. Photo courtesy of the Petworth News

Best Things to Do in Washington, DC this Weekend with Kids: Celebrate Petworth, Block Party, Maryland Seafood Festival

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

Learn about different cultures with your kids at the Georgetown French Market or the World Heritage Festival in Manassas. There's also some great parties happening in the District this weekend, including Celebrate Petworth 2021 and the Franklin Park Block Party.

Don’t miss our lists of the best pumpkin patches, 12 fall hikes near Washington, DC, and the best things to do in Washington, DC in September with kids.

Places featured in this article:


upcoming events
(Fri Jun 25, 2021 - Fri Oct 29, 2021) Friday Family Movie Nights

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

West Potomac Park
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021) DC Bike Ride 2021

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

800 Block of Upshur Street NW
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021) Celebrate Petworth 2021

McLean Community Center
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021) Harvest Happenings

Sandy Point State Park
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021 - Sun Sep 26, 2021) Maryland Seafood Festival

Landmark Mall
upcoming events
(Thu Sep 23, 2021 - Sun Oct 3, 2021) Landmark Mall Carnival

National Harbor
upcoming events
(Sat Aug 28, 2021 - Sat Sep 25, 2021) Salute the Sunset

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