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Winery Labor Day Craft Festival

Enjoy the beautiful scenery while you shop from 35+ vendors, sample wine specials and food trucks, and enjoy the sounds of live musicians…

Fairfax Comic Con

All your favorite comic creators, film stars, and characters come together for Fairfax Comic Con…

Last One! Hadley’s Movie Nights

Enjoy a free, family event featuring family-friendly activities, playground fun, and of course, movies…

Free Entrance Days at National Parks

America’s Best Idea — the national parks — is even better when it’s free…

Last One! Starlight Cinema

An annual summertime opportunity to enjoy a classic drive-in movie experience…

Kids Are Free This Summer at the Newseum!

Seven levels of interactive exhibits, including 15 theaters and galleries, are devoted to sharing the history of news and journalism…

The Sound of Music Sing-a-Long at Wolf Trap

The hills are alive at Wolf Trap this summer for a fun sing-a-long celebrating the over 50-year old musical…

Pick-Your-Own Sunflowers at the Summer of Sunflowers

Enjoy the beauty of these summer flowers, cut-your-own bouquets to bring home, and enjoy plenty of kid-friendly opportunities…

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[Guide] Oktoberfests in the DMV

Check out these local Oktoberfests and Oktoberfest-inspired events! Many are just for moms and dads, while some are family friendly…

20+ Can’t-Miss September Festivals

With only a week or two of school under our belts, it hard to believe Fall is almost here…

Merrifield Fall Festival

Families are invited to enjoy food, crafts featuring local artists, live entertainment, and more…

Buy 1, Get 1 Free Aladdin Tickets at the Kennedy Center

Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical…

This Weekend: MD Renaissance Fest

Step out of the 21st century and travel back in time to meet and greet King Henry VIII and his royal court…

Herndon Kids Triathlon

No matter your child’s experience, they are invited to participate in the Herndon Kid’s Triathlon…

ChalkFest

Not just a festival to visit and see — but a community festival to participate in…

Ticonderoga Farm Fall Festival

Enjoy jumping pillows, giant slides, farm animals, and more…

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After the Air Conditioning Quits & Before the Repairs Happen

Losing air conditioning over the summer is everyone’s worst nightmare…

What Is Exercise-Induced Asthma?

The term exercise-induced asthma is potentially misleading as it implies that exercise causes asthma…

Orthodontic Options for Adults

While teeth won’t move quite as easily as they did as a teenager, a skilled Orthodontist can make a difference in your smile with the right approach…

What to Expect with an HVAC Inspection

Even if you have a pool to escape the summer heat, a broken AC unit can quickly have your whole family feeling cranky…

[Guide] Children’s Performers in the DMV

The DMV is full of talented children’s artists and performers. Find a few here…

[Guide] Pirate Ship Adventures in the DMV

Book ye’ travels on one of these custom-built pirate ships and climb aboard for some escapades out on the open waters…

[Guide] Trampoline Parks in the DMV

Check out these local and regional trampoline parks sure to make you break a sweat and please all your kids — from the youngest to the oldest…

[Guide] Cooking Classes for Kids & Teens in the DMV

These classes will help your kids get on the road to culinary stardom, or maybe just be a little more self-sufficient after school…

Fall-Inspired Fun!

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[Guide] Oktoberfests in the DMV

Check out these local Oktoberfests and Oktoberfest-inspired events! Many are just for moms and dads, while some are family friendly…

20+ Can’t-Miss September Festivals

With only a week or two of school under our belts, it hard to believe Fall is almost here…

[Guide] Ongoing, Multi-Week Fall Festivals & Events

Not only are there a ton of popular 1-day and weekend festivals, but there are also many ongoing festivals at local farms, orchards, and zoos, too…

End-of-Summer Dog Swims!

Mark your calendars and plan to spend the last few days of summer at some of the open dog swims in the area…

[Guide] Corn Mazes in the DMV

Our local and regional area boasts so many fun corn mazes that provide tons of family fun…

Can’t-Miss October Fun

October brings a new month of opportunities, family-friendly events, and the chance to build memories…

Can’t-Miss September Fun

School’s back in session but there’s still plenty going on in and around Northern Virginia…

[Guide] Consignment Sales: July-Sept

Consignment sales offer great deals on clothing, accessories, and more…