The Ultimate Guide to All-Things-Summer!

by Liz Jones | May 31, 2017 2:00 pm

Summer in Northern Virginia brings a ton of opportunities for active kids and families — many are outdoor, many are free and cheap, and many are unique to summer!

Daily & Monthly Fun

Check out our calendar[1] for daily fun, or narrow it down:

Can’t-Miss June Fun [2]
Can’t-Miss July Fun[3] | Independence Day Celebrations[4]
Can’t-Miss August Fun[5]

Summer Entertainment

Entertainment[6] (Children & Family)
Concerts[7] (Family)
Movies[8] (Children & Family)

Cool Off & Get Wet

Local & Regional Waterparks[9]
Local Spray Grounds[10]
Indoor Pools
Freshwater Swimming — Lakes, Bays, Quarries, & More[11]

Summer-Centric Fun!

Free Summer Maker Camps[12]
Chalk Festivals[13]
Touch-a-Truck Opportunities[14]

Indoor Fun

Indoor Play Guide[15]
Free & Cheap Bowling: AMF[16] | Bowl America[17]
Free LEGO Fun: Fairfax County[18] | Loudoun County[19] | Prince William County[20]

Outdoor Fun

Local & Regional Amusement Parks[21]


Summer Reading Programs[22]
Kids Admitted Free at the Newseum[23]

Disclaimer/Terms[24]: These opportunities are subject to last minute cancellations and changes that might not be reflected in this post. Please, always confirm by calling/clicking.

  1. our calendar:
  2. Can’t-Miss June Fun :
  3. Can’t-Miss July Fun:
  4. Independence Day Celebrations:
  5. Can’t-Miss August Fun:
  6. Entertainment:
  7. Concerts:
  8. Movies:
  9. Local & Regional Waterparks:
  10. Local Spray Grounds:
  11. Freshwater Swimming — Lakes, Bays, Quarries, & More:
  12. Free Summer Maker Camps:
  13. Chalk Festivals:
  14. Touch-a-Truck Opportunities:
  15. Indoor Play Guide:
  16. AMF:
  17. Bowl America:
  18. Fairfax County:
  19. Loudoun County:
  20. Prince William County:
  21. Local & Regional Amusement Parks:
  22. Summer Reading Programs:
  23. Kids Admitted Free at the Newseum:
  24. Terms:

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