Family Events DC Metro

Look here for events for the whole family can enjoy; concerts, theatre, exhibitions, hands-on-activities for you and your kids. From toddlers to teens and everything in between you'll find you'll find free and ticketed events throughout DC Metro, right here.

Hot Hits

NSO Music for Young Audiences: Beauty and the Beat

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Jan 26
SO principal second violinist Marissa Regni and NSO principal percussionist Eric Shin in an exciting new program exploring the magic created when the violin and percussion join together.

Presidential Family Fun Day

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 15
Kick off Presidents' Day weekend with a presidential party loaded with crafts, music, dancing, games and special tours of “America’s Presidents.”

National Archives Sleepover

National Archives
Sat. Feb 1
A night of adventure awaits at the National Archives!

Family Dance Workshop: American Ballet Theatre

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Feb 16
Designed for families with children age 10 and under, each workshop explores music, movement, and/or themes of a ballet while taking families through learning simple ballet steps or choreography.

The King's Speech

National Theatre
Feb. 11 – 16
David Seidler's original play – which inspired the 2010 Oscar-winning film starring Colin Firth and Geoffrey Rush – will make its long-awaited U.S. debut.


The Kennedy Center
Feb. 29 – Mar. 1
South Korea's Brush Theatre uses interactive screen technology and live music to capture the whimsical adventure.

NSO Family Concert: Girl Power! Celebrating Women in Music

The Kennedy Center
Sun. Feb 16
A showcase of female composers, conductors, and performers to mark 100 years since the 19th Amendment gave women the right to vote.

The Magic of Bill Blag Live!

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Tue. Mar 3
he whole family will rub their eyes in disbelief as the “Houdini Times Ten” (NBC), makes objects disappear, teleports across the theater, levitates in mid-air, and so much more.

Wow in the World Pop Up Party

Sat. Feb 29
The Wow in the World Pop-Up Party brings the insanely popular kids podcast out in the world.

NPR's From the Top

Center for the Arts at George Mason University
Sat. Feb 29
Attend a live recording of this popular NPR radio show, featuring the acclaimed piano duo Anderson and Roe as guest hosts.

Black History Month February 2020 in DC

Black History Month is celebrated throughout the DC region

Martin Luther King Jr. Day & Weekend Events Jan 17-20, 2020 in DC Metro

Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Let Freedom Ring!


Morning at the Museum

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Sat. Feb 8

Installation of the Treaty of Fort Stanwix, 1784

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
Thru Apr. 15

Stories of Dr. Seuss

Arts Barn
Mon. Feb 17

Jedi Academy

McLean Community Center
Sat. Feb 15

Five Spoons

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Jan. 25 – Feb. 2

Gustafer Yellowgold

CenterStage at RCC
Sun. Feb 9

The Last Ship

National Theatre
Mar. 27 – Apr. 5

Silent Sky

Ford's Theatre
Jan. 24 – Feb. 23

Damian Sneed’s We Shall Overcome

McLean Community Center
Thu. Jan 30
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