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

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 7 – 22
2 of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 25 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

The REACH Opening Festival

The Kennedy Center
Sep. 7 – 22
Two weeks of FREE performances & activities celebrating the expansion of The Kennedy Center campus called the REACH.

One Destiny

Ford's Theatre
Thru Oct. 26
Learn about President Lincoln’s assassination from two men who were there. Actor Harry Hawk and Ford’s Theatre co-owner Harry Ford revisit the events of April 14, 1865.

Library of Congress National Book Festival

Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Sat. Aug 31
Free. 140+ authors, poets and illustrators including a children's stage.

Weekend Tudor Tots

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Nov 2
Toddler-approved activities are based on a weekly theme and include songs, stories, crafts, and movement.

Family Day at the AU Museum

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Oct 19
Fall, Family, Fun Day at the AU Museum for all ages!

LOC Movies on the Lawn: Thursday's July 11-August 15, 2019

The six-film series is presented on Thursday evenings at sundown on the north lawn of the Library’s Thomas Jefferson Building.

LOC Concerts on the Lawn Thursday's July 11 - Aug 15

The Library of Congress and the Washington Performing Arts present the Summer Concerts on the Lawn outdoor concert series.

Spotlights

Weekend Tudor Tots

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sat. Nov 2

Migration and Displacement Themed Story Time

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Mon. Aug 26

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Aug. 25 – Sep. 7

K-Wave: Character Exhibition

Korean Cultural Center DC
Thru Aug. 28

Atlas Presents: That String Thing! Arts for Young Audiences

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Sep 28

Hill Center’s Annual Family Day + Concert

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Sun. Sep 29

Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King Bullfrog

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Oct 18

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

The Three Billy Goats Gruff

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Aug. 25 – Sep. 1

Explore! With the NPG

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31

Atlas Presents: That String Thing! Arts for Young Audiences

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Sep 28
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