Friendship Firehouse Festival. Photo courtesy of Historic Alexandria
Friendship Firehouse Festival. Photo courtesy of Historic Alexandria

Weekend Fun for DC Kids: Festivals, Music Concerts, Nature August 3-4, 2019

This first weekend in August is sizzling with fun for DC families. Take advantage of the festivals that are lined up for Saturday and Sunday, listen to live music, or get out and explore nature

There are also plenty of opportunities for storytime, morning music times, and interactive theater

Read on for our favorite weekend picks. Looking for more ideas? Then head on over to our events calendar!


Frying Pan Farm Park
2709 West Ox Road
Herndon, VA 20171

Dulles Expo & Conference Center
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
Chantilly, VA 20151

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

Friendship Firehouse Museum
107 S. Alfred Street
Alexandria, VA 22314

Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods
1551 Trap Road
Vienna, VA 22182

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library
2501 Commonwealth Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22301

George Mason's Gunston Hall
10709 Gunston Rd
Mason Neck, VA 22079

Gadsby's Tavern Museum
134 N. Royal Street
Alexandria,

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park
5040 Walney Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151

The Park at Arlington Ridge
1800 26th St S
Arlington, VA 22206

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park
5040 Walney Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151

Colvin Run Mill
10017 Colvin Run Road
Great Falls, VA 22066

Ellanor C. Lawrence Park
5040 Walney Rd
Chantilly, VA 20151

Hidden Oaks Nature Center
7701 Royce Street
Annandale, VA 22003

Capital Hilton
1001 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036