Can’t-Miss August 2019

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The events below have already passed. However, it’s a great time to break out your calendar and plan ahead for next year!

Arlington County Fair

One of the largest free admission events on the East Coast returns to Northern Virginia this year…

Skate N’ Celly Community Day

Enjoy free admission and skate rentals, a hockey shooting station hosted by Slapshot and the Washington Capitals, an on-ice playground, and more…

TASTE Leesburg

Area restaurants, wineries, breweries, artists, and entertainers will take to the streets during this one-day event…

Fairfax County 4-H Fair & Carnival

Enjoy four days of entertainment this year at the Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival…

The Peach Daze Fuzztival

It’s peak peach picking season at Great Country Farms…

The Children’s Science Center’s Summer of Science Celebration

Enjoy plenty of opportunities to explore, create, and tinker in the in the lab’s exploration centers…

Superhero Day at The Melting Pot

Little heroes and heroines will not only enjoy a yummy meal, but meet a real superhero, too…

Red Arrows Flyover & Display

The Royal Air Force’s Red Arrows are one of the world’s premier aerobatic display teams…

20+ Weekend Opportunities: Aug 30-Sept 2, 2019

This weekend is packed with family fun…

Night Sky Festival

View the night skies within Shenandoah National Park’s scenic and protected space…

The Big Dig Potato Harvest

The Big Dig Potato Harvest is a fun-filled family event for even the littlest (tater) tots…

Red Cross’ Annual Touch-a-Truck

Touch and enjoy emergency vehicles, fire engines, police vehicles, and more…

Ashburn Village Kids Triathlon (Open to All)

It’s time to gear up for the Ashburn Village Kids Triathlon…

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Annual Child Safety Day

Get up close and personal with emergency cars and trucks…

Play & Pizza Wednesdays

Busy Bees at Fairfax Corner is serving up both fun and lunch on Wednesdays all summer long…

Sunflower Sunsets

Experience the beauty of the sun setting behind their acres and acres of beautiful sunflowers…

Chesapeake Bay Balloon & Wine Festival

The sky’s the limit, literally, at the Chesapeake Bay Balloon & Wine Festival…

This Weekend! LEGOLAND Visits the DMV!

LEGOLAND New York is on the road, literally, and they’ll be in our area…

Totally Trucks

Step right up and right on into many of the big and exciting trucks the Reston Association uses throughout the year…

The Maryland Renaissance Fest

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

The Wiggles’ Party Time Tour

Your favorite primary-colored pop group, The Wiggles, heads to Washington, DC for one night of groovin…

Cardboard Boat Regatta

Visit the lake for an event that’s sure to get everyone thinking outside the box…

Touch-a-Truck with Uno Pizzeria & Grill

More than a touch-a-truck, enjoy a special Kids Eat Free night, too…

A Free Round of Golf for Kids!

What’s better than a round of golf? A free round of golf…

Loudoun Mini Athletes’ Triathlon

Attention kid athletes! Get your sneakers, bikes, and swim gear ready for an awesome mini triathlon…

Super Smash Con

Super Smash Con is the ultimate fan event to celebrate the video games we loved as kids — and still love as adults…

Coupon: Fairfax County 4-H Fair & Carnival

Save with the coupon to the Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival…

America’s 9/11 Foundation’s Annual Motorcycle Ride

Watch as tons of motorcycles ride by to honor the memory of the volunteers and victims who lost their lives in the attacks on September 11, 2001…

Free Cirque du Soleil Preview

Enjoy a free preview of Cirque du Soleil’s newest show VOLTA…

Cops & Cones

Kids are invited to see the lights and sirens of emergency vehicles, as well as enjoy free ice cream…

Prince William County Fair

The Fair has a packed schedule of exhibits and competitions, demolition derbies, live music, and so much more…

Kids Fun Day & Unicorn Anniversary

Enjoy a day full of activities, entertainment, food, and of course, a meet-and-greet with Clyde the Unicorn…

Little Hands on the Farm

Learn about life on a working farm and enjoy a story, craft, or game…

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…

The Carnival at One Loudoun

This LoCo destination turns into a fun-for-all carnival…

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…

This Weekend: Irish Festival

Enjoy a family fun day celebrating Irish culture with live Irish entertainment…

Airshow & Hot Air Balloon Festival

Watch as hot air balloons take route in the skies, wing walkers amaze the crowds, and as planes perform loop-de-loops…

Live in Concert & On Screen: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Experience all the mystery and fun of E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, as music from the movie is performed live, in-sync to the film…

Community Camp Out

More than a campout, enjoy hikes, outdoor activities, and more…

Fairfax Comic Con

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

Free Ticket Wednesday at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Educators are invited to enjoy a free movie, including new releases, Wednesdays this summer…

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…

Water Lantern Festival

Enjoy the beauty of hundreds of floating lanterns floating at the Water Lantern Festival…

AMC Sensory-Friendly Movies

Check out this special opportunity for families with special needs to enjoy popular films in a safe and accepting environment…

Princess Tea Party

Wear your finest ball gown and get ready for an afternoon fit for your little princess…


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