Photo courtesy of the National Cherry Blossom Festival
Photo courtesy of the National Cherry Blossom Festival

10 Spring Festivals for DC Families

Spring is here, and with it comes festival season. DC families can look forward to a springtime filled with festivals. Whether you're in the heart of the nation's capitol or looking for some in the suburbs, you and your family will find weekend festival fun throughout the season.  From Earth Day events to book festivals and the National Cathedral's much anticipated annual Flower Mart, there's a little something for everyone.

Remember: Inclement weather can impact some of these outdoor events so be sure to check directly with the venue if the weather seems questionable.

Need more ideas for spring fun? Head to our events calendar. In the meantime, browse our list of festivals and see which ones will make it onto your family's calendar.

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The Tidal Basin
Washington , DC

Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
1550 Anacostia Ave NE
Washington, DC 20019

555 Pennsylvania Avenue NW btwn 3rd and 7th St NW
Washington, DC 20001

3003 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22201

Anacostia Park
Anacostia Drive SE & Good Hope Drive SE
Washington, DC 20020

Oxon Run Park
1250 Valley Ave SE
Washington, DC 20032

The Sully Historic Site
3650 Historic Sully Way
Chantilly, VA 20151

Washington National Cathedral
3101 Wisconsin Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

Pennsylvania Avenue, between 3rd and 6th Streets. NW
Washington, DC 20001

Gaithersburg City Hall
31 South Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20877