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Things to do and special events to celebrate summer in the Virginia and Washington DC region.

Kayaking the Potomac River at Riverbend Regional Park VA

August 2018 Events in Northern Virginia

August 2018 events in Northern Virginia fill the month with County Fairs, beer fests, a nostalgic drive-in, shopping and dining deals, and more summer fun. Bookmark this page and plan a month of summer fun in Northern Virginia. Dark Star Park Day, Arlington, Aug 1 Every year, on August 1 at 9:32 AM, Arlington’s first public […]

American flags

July Events in Northern Virginia: Fun Things to Do Near Washington DC

July events in Northern Virginia offer the chance to celebrate with fireworks, parades, music, wine, beer, food, history, and more. Catch a parade and fireworks, relax to live entertainment, sip Virginia brews and wine, immerse yourself in history, and enjoy summer fun throughout the area. Some events require tickets that sell out quickly, so plan ahead. July events in […]

Outdoor Movies in Northern Virginia at Mosaic District Fairfax

Outdoor Movies in Northern Virginia 2018

2018 outdoor movies in Northern Virginia offer the chance to relax and enjoy a fun flick under the stars. Free summer screenings begin in May and ramp up with additional venues over the summer. Wolf Trap also offers a selection of paid movie and music performances during the summer (details below). Our guide to outdoor movies in Northern Virginia includes […]

Reston Town Center Carnival rides

June Events in Northern Virginia: Fun Things to Do Near Washington DC

June events in Northern Virginia include the return of popular, multi-day carnivals and festivals. Northern Virginia events in June also include opportunities to volunteer, compete, learn, and play throughout the Washington DC region. Enjoy carnival rides, art, hikes, wine, beer, food, and more as special events kick off a new summer of fun. Our list of fun things to do in Northern […]

Summer Concerts in Northern Virginia

2018 Outdoor Concerts in Northern Virginia

2018 outdoor concerts in Northern Virginia begin in May and continue to offer free, family-friendly outdoor entertainment throughout the summer season. Bookmark this round-up of more than 25 venues to enjoy 2018 outdoor concerts in Northern Virginia all season long. You’ll find evening concerts in a variety of musical styles, and a collection of morning concerts perfect […]

Scottish Games and Labor Day Weekend 2016 Northern Virginia

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend 2017 in Northern Virginia

Labor Day weekend 2017 brings the unofficial end of summer to Virginia so finish strong with these fun, friendly events in Northern Virginia. Festivals and car shows, waterparks and pools, parks and markets are all ready for one more weekend of no school freedom. Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events Waterstock, Tim’s Rivershore, Dumfries, Sep 1 – 4   Head […]

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August 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

August 2017 events in Northern Virginia fill the month with County Fairs, beer fests, a nostalgic drive-in, shopping and dining deals, and more summer fun. We also celebrate the Great American Eclipse (even though we won’t get the full effect here). Bookmark this page and plan a month of summer fun in Northern Virginia. 69th Annual […]

Summer butterfly FuninFairfaxVA

July 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

July 2017 events in Northern Virginia offer the chance to celebrate with fireworks, parades, music, wine, beer, food, history, acrobatics and more. Catch a parade and fireworks, relax to live entertainment, head to a watery circus, sip Virginia brews and wine, immerse yourself in history, and enjoy summer fun throughout the area. Some events require tickets that sell out […]