Spring Break 2022: The Best Things To Do near DC with Kids on Vacation

Take a canoe ride at the Anacostia River Festival. Photo courtesy of the 11th Street Bridge Park
Take a canoe ride at the Anacostia River Festival. Photo courtesy of the 11th Street Bridge Park

Spring Break 2022 is coming up for Washington, DC public schools! This year, spring break runs from Monday, April 11 through Friday, April 15, followed by a day off for students on Monday, April 18. That means DC public school students have 10 days off to enjoy all of the wonderful spring activities the DC area has to offer.

Here are 15+ things to do near DC with kids for spring break 2022. Many of these events take place on the weekends, so even Maryland, Northern Virginia, and private-school students who are not on spring break can enjoy them. For even more fun options for spring break 2022, check out our lists of great destination playgrounds, mini golf courses, and free museums near DC. Happy spring!

Beyond King Tut: The Immersive Experience
National Geographic Society - 10:00 AM Pick
Stories and Songs
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - 11:00 AM Pick
City of Fairfax Independence Day Evening Show
Fairfax High School - 6:30 PM Pick
Let's Learn Circuits
Zoom - Online - 9:30 AM
Outdoor Family Storytime at Central
Central Library - 10:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides