Face painting, pony rides, touch-a-truck, a climbing wall, and more at the Burke Centre Festival. Photo courtesy of the festival
Face painting, pony rides, touch-a-truck, a climbing wall, and more at the Burke Centre Festival. Photo courtesy of the festival

Weekend Fun for DC Kids: Festivals, Movies, Music September 7-8, 2019

As we work our way into the first weekend of September and the relaxed schedules of summer take a backseat to the hectic school year, it may feel like family fun needs to take a pause. But not so! DC families will find plenty to do this weekend for some quality time together. From county fairs to nature walks and family movie nights, there's something for everyone. So get out the family calendar and pencil in your top picks. Need more ideas? Don't forget to check out our events calendar, too. 


Conservancy Festival Grounds
6060 Burke Centre Parkway
Burke, VA 22015

Brookside Gardens South Conservatory
1500 Glenallan Avenue
Wheaton, MD 20902

Show Place Arena
14900 Pennsylvania Avenue
Upper Marlboro , MD 20772

Lerner Town Square at Tysons II
8025 Galleria Drive
Tysons Corner, VA 22102

Jammin Java
227 Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Morven Park International Equestrian Center
41580 Sunday Morning Lane
Leesburg, VA 20176

Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum
Independence Ave at 6th St, SW Barron Hilton Pioneers of Flight (Gallery 208)
Washington, DC 20560

The National Theatre
1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Helen Hayes Gallery, 2nd floor
Washington, DC 20004

National Law Enforcement Museum
444 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

Dyke Marsh
6401 George Washington Memorial Parkway
Alexandria, VA 22307

Takoma Park Middle School
7611 Piney Branch Road
Takoma Park, MD 20910

National Harbor
165 Waterfront Street
National Harbor , MD 20745