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Considering the DC suburbs? Then GET OUT and start exploring communities. One of the best ways to do that is by hitting up these free and low-cost family-friendly event, happening all weekend long.
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VegFest is taking place Nationals Park in DC on Sunday. In addition to great food and educational sessions, families will find face painting, fairy hair, live music, crafts and storytime for kids.
There’s something for every child at Clemyjontri Park, including a carousel and trackless train that runs from 9:30am-4pm on the weekend.
Great Falls, VA
Enjoy a free summer concert on the Great Falls Village Green on Sunday from 6pm-8pm.
You never know what you’ll find at the Del Ray Vintage & Flea Market, which takes place every second Saturday of the month in Alexandria. The market is open from 9am-1pm.
Watch a free concert in Wheaton Veterans Urban Park from 7pm-8:30pm on Friday.
Rockville is hosting a free concert featuring The Players Band on Friday from 6pm-9pm.
Silver Spring, MD
Visit the National Capital Trolley Museum on Friday at 11am, 12pm or 1pm for themed stories, crafts and kid-friendly presentations. On Sunday, visit Veterans Plaza at 2pm for the Latin Heritage Fiesta.
There’s a community block party in Fairfax on Sunday from 12pm-3pm. Families will enjoy face painting, games, a bounce house and great food.
Kids can test their endurance at the Kids Adventure Race on Saturday at 12pm. The event is open for kids ages 5-13.
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