The BIG Summer Guide

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!


Summer Camp Guide


• Free! Children’s Concerts @ One Loudoun
• Free! Arts in the Parks: Children’s Performances
• Free! Kids on the Green
• Free! Children’s Performance @ Reston Town Square Park
• Free! Funday Mondays & Kidz Korner @ Old Town Square
• Free! Tune-In Tuesdays @ Bluemont Community Center
• Free! Chillin on Church @ Town of Vienna
• Free! Summer Fun @ Reston Museum
• Free! Storytime for Little Historians @ Reston Museum
Tykes Tuesday @ Manassas Mall
• Free! Leesburg First Fridays
Half-Price Admission @ the National Aquarium
Summer Music Series & Concerts
Children’s Theatre-in-the-Woods @ Wolf Trap


• Free! Storytimes + Events @ Barnes & Noble
• Free! Moonshot Studio @ The Kennedy Center
• Free! Leesburg First Fridays
• Free! Tot Time
Ahoy Mateys! Pirate Ship Adventures
Amusement Parks
Miniature Golfing
• Free! Kids Workshop Kits @ Home Depot
• Free! Kids Workshops @ Lowes
• Free! Kids Zone @ JCPenny
• Free! Kids Club @ Dulles Town Center
Half-Price Admission @ the National Aquarium
$2 Admission @ Port Discovery Children’s Museum
Preschool Playdates @ National Museum of the Marine Corps
Family Days @ National Museum of the Marine Corps
Summer Saturdays @ Tudor Place


• Free & Low-Cost: Summer Movies
Summer Blast Pass @ Bowl America
Summer Games Pass @ Bowlero
Summer Fun Pass @ Topgolf
Camp Creatology @ Michaels
• Free! Summer Reading Programs


Outdoor Waterparks
Spraygrounds & Splash Pads
Indoor Pools
Freshwater Swimming — Lakes, Bays, Quarries, & More
• Free! Our Special Harbor Spray Park


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