There’s So Much to Do in the DC Suburbs

Sep 12, 2019

Head to the DC suburbs this weekend and live like a local!

There’s no better time to get out and explore the DC suburbs—and what life could be life outside of the city—than right now. These family-friendly events and activities will give you a taste for life in the ‘burbs, while giving you a chance to mix and mingle with your could-be future neighbors.

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Bethesda, MD

The Fall Kids Fest is 1pm-5pm on Saturday. The event is at Bowlero and includes free bowling, free shoe rentals and deals on the arcade and food.

Reston, VA

Check out this cool chalk art festival, ChalkFest, presented by Public Art Reston. Vote for your favorite in the Audience Choice Awards and, while your there, grab some chalk and try your hand.

Potomac, MD

Celebrate the Paw Paw fruit with a nature walk on Saturday. Admission to Great Falls Park is $15.

Arlington, VA

The Falls Church Festival is Saturday from 10am-4pm at City Hall. It’s free, and there will be rides for kids, food and beer, pony rides and craft vendors.

Great Falls, VA

Watch a free concert on the green in Great Falls on Sunday from 6pm-8pm.

AU Park (DC)

Parents and children alike will love Zoo Uncorked, an evening of wine tasting with extended hours at the Kids’ Farm and other exhibits.

Takoma Park, MD

Let’s Play America is coming to Main Street in Takoma Park on Saturday from 10am-2pm. There will be free activities for kids of all ages.

Rockville, MD

Learn about monarch butterflies during Monarchs on the Move at the Meadowside Nature Center from 10:30am-11:30am on Saturday.

Silver Spring, MD

The KID Museum’s FutureFest is 12pm-5pm on Sunday. Come out to build a city of the future, practice coding, experiment with tech tools and more.

Fairfax, VA

The Fairfax City Beer Garden’s Oktoberfest is Sunday from 12pm-7pm. Kids are welcome, and $10 early-admission includes a complimentary drink.

There are hundreds of towns to choose from. How do you figure it all out? You simply don’t, without getting a Suburban Jungle Strategist to help you through it all. Schedule here for your strategy session with our innovative suburbs strategy team. All services are completely free.

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