25 Best Things to Do in DC March 2023 with Kids: Cherry Blossoms, St. Patrick's Day, and More

Celebrate all things Irish at Ireland at the Wharf. Photo courtesy of the Wharf DC
Celebrate all things Irish at Ireland at the Wharf. Photo courtesy of the Wharf DC
2/26/23 - By Jennifer Swope

From St. Patrick's Day to the arrival of spring, March is a great time to get out and enjoy DC!

For those chilly March days, there are lots of great indoor shows happening this month, from The Mortification of Fovea Munson to the hijinks of the Harlem Globetrotters to The Adventures of Harold and the Purple Crayon.

If you're Irish, or just feel like celebrating St. Patrick's Day, Ireland at the Wharf will surely be a festive time. There are also St. Patrick's Day parades in Gaithersburg, Manassas, and Old Town Alexandria. Don't forget to wear your green!

And the arrival of spring in DC can only mean one thing—cherry blossoms! The National Cherry Blossom Festival kicks off at the end of the month, including the opening ceremony and the Blossom Kite Festival.

Find more March fun in our list of ninja warrior gyms, obstacle courses, and parkour near DC, our Spring Fun Guide for DC Families, and our Guide to Indoor Playgrounds and Play Spaces for Kids in DC.

We’re adding more events to our family activity calendar every day, so don’t forget to check it frequently.

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Places featured in this article:

Lubber Run Community Center

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Rio Lakefront Shopping Center

Chesapeake Employers Insurance Arena

George Mason University Center for the Arts Concert Hall