Free Events: Family Events

On a budget and looking for something to do with the kids? Find free activities to do with them including concerts, performances and hands-on activities.

73 performances · 2 ongoing events

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Performances

A Capital Fourth Concert & Fireworks

West Lawn US Capitol
Thu. Jul 4

Portrait Party for Young Learners

National Museum of Women in the Arts
Sat. Aug 17

Reptiles Alive at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Jul 7

Rainbow Rock Band at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Jul 21

Rocknocerous at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Jul 14

Jane Franklin Dance: Mouse in the House

Cherrydale Branch Library
Mon. Jul 8

Mouse in House at Glencarlyn Library

Glencarlyn Branch Library
Mon. Jul 8

Complete Dogness

Westover Library
Wed. Jul 17

Mouse in House at Columbia Pike Library

Columbia Pike Branch Library
Tue. Aug 6

Mouse in House at Shirlington Library

Shirlington Library
Tue. Aug 6

Family Fun Entertainment Series-Groovy Nate

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jul 27

Family Fun Entertainment Series-Guava Jelly

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jul 13

Family Fun Entertainment Series - Mark Lohr

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jun 29

Complete Dogness at Central Library

Arlington Central Library
Thu. Aug 8

Family Fun Entertainment Series-Rocknoceros

Reston Town Center
Sat. Jul 6

Summerbration Fun Brunch: Flow Circus

Reston Station
Sun. Aug 4

Summerbration Fun Brunch: Rocknoceros

Reston Station
Sat. Aug 24

Sunday Art in the Park with GRACE

Reston Town Center
Jul. 7 – 28

Complete Dogness at Aurora Hills Library

Aurora Hills Library
Thu. Aug 8

Justin Trawick and the Common Good

McLean Central Park
Sun. Jul 21

Slippery When Wet: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute

McLean Central Park
Sun. Jul 28

DC Casineros

Dance Place
Thu. Jun 27

Dance on Film Series

Mess Hall
Jul. 11 & Aug. 8

Ayanna Gregory

Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Thu. Jul 18

Jonny Grave

Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Thu. Aug 15

Mad Science of DC at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Sep 8

The Great Zucchini at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Sep 15

Falls Church 4th of July Celebration

George Mason High School
Thu. Jul 4

Rockville Independence Day Celebration

Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park
Thu. Jul 4

LOC Movies on the Lawn: Mary Poppins (1964)

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 11

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Beauty and the Beast (1991)

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 18

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: A League of Their Own

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Jul 25

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Jaws

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 1

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 8

LOC Summer Movies on the Lawn: Jurassic Park

Library of Congress North Lawn
Thu. Aug 15

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

Greenbelt Community Center
Tue. Jun 25

Storytime on Screen

Greenbelt Community Center

RCC Fun Around Town: Ice Cream Social

Island Walk Community Center
Fri. Jul 19

RCC Fun Around Town: National Night Out

Westglade Neighborhood Center
Tue. Aug 6

RCC Fun Around Town: Family Fitness

Stonegate Community Center
Tue. Jun 25

Portrait Story Days: Marian Anderson

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Jul. 20 & 21

Fall Plant Sale and Picnic

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Sep 29

July 4th at The National Archives

National Archives
Thu. Jul 4

Teen Titans Go! To The Movies

Greenbelt Community Center
Tue. Jul 9

Jubilee Voices at Fort Stevens

Fort Stevens
Sat. Jul 13

Independence Day Celebration

Langley High School
Thu. Jul 4

Genealogy Camp for Kids (Five Days)

National Archives
Mon. Jul 8

Rights and Responsibilities Learning Lab

National Archives
Thu. Jul 25

Constitution in Action Learning Lab

National Archives
Fri. Jul 26

Project ChArma

Dance Place
Thu. Sep 26

LGBTQ+ Pride Flag postcard workshop

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Sun. Jun 30

Shake Up Your Saturday: I Take My Leave

Folger Theatre
Sat. Dec 7

Ongoing Events

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

Drop-in Summer Saturdays (Free, all ages)

Capitol Hill Arts Workshop (CHAW)
Thru Aug. 10
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