Mother's Day Weekend Things To Do in DC: Embassy Tours, Flower Mart, and More

Enjoy a bubble station at the Lemon Festival. Photo courtesy of the festival
Enjoy a bubble station at the Lemon Festival. Photo courtesy of the festival

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.

There are so many ways to celebrate mothers in and near DC this weekend. Take Mom to buy some beautiful plants at the annual Flower Mart at the Washington National Cathedral in DC. Proud dog mom? Celebrate Cinco de Mayo on the DC Wharf at the annual Running of the Chihuahuas. Or, experience new cultures with your family at the Around the World Embassy Tour on Saturday. Whatever you do this weekend, don't forget to tell the moms in your life how much you appreciate them!

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Smithsonian's National Zoo - 5:00 PM Pick
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