Family Events in Metro DC including Theatre, Dance, Music & More

Find great family events and activities in Metro DC with CultureCapital. Check here for family concerts and performances, hands-on activities and fun exhibitions for you and your kids, teens and tweens to experience together throughout Metro DC.

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Rainbow Rock Band at Lubber Run Amphitheater

Lubber Run Amphitheater
Sun. Jul 21
Join the Rainbow Rock Band as they entertain your little dudes with tunes, laughs and more!

L'homme Cirque

Jun. 27 – Jul. 7
Enter the magical world of David Dimitri.


Tue. Jul 9
Pilobolus invites you to engage with childlike wonder at a show featuring classic and brand-new repertory—ranging from the silly to the surreal to the sublime.

Road Dahl's Matilda the Musical

Olney Theatre Center
Jun. 26 – Jul. 21
From the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory comes another unlikely hero: Matilda Wormwood.

Mo Willems & the Storytime All-Stars present: Don’t Let the Pigeon Do Storytime!

The Kennedy Center
Sat. Jul 13
Join a Concert Hall Storytime like you’ve never experienced before.

Family Day: Secrets of Egypt

National Geographic
Sat. Jul 20
Family Day is an annual event where you and up to five guests can visit the museum, see award-winning films, and hear live talks from National Geographic Explorers.

Backyard Theatre: SOLE Defined The R.E.M.I.X.

Thu. Jul 18
Mix things up with high-energy dancing that fuses tap and body percussion.

Backyard Theatre: Oran Etkin's Timbalooloo

Thu. Jul 11
Come along as Clara Net and Big Mama Tuba take you on a musical journey around the world.

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7
Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical!

Baseball Americana

Library of Congress
Thru Jul. 27
Explores baseball’s roots, changing traditions, and the game today through a collection of items that cannot be found anywhere else.

Backyard Theatre: Bee Parks & The Hornets

Thu. Jul 25
Bee Parks and the Hornets create an interactive experience full of original indie pop-rock songs and puppets.

The Cat in the Hat

Adventure Theatre MTC
Thru Aug. 18
Based on the book by Dr. Seuss.


Explore! With the NPG

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31

Summerbration Fun Brunch: Flow Circus

Reston Station
Sun. Aug 4

Weekend Tudor Tots

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Jul. 20 – Nov. 2

Sunday Art in the Park with GRACE

Reston Town Center
Jul. 7 – 28

One Destiny

Ford's Theatre
Thru Oct. 26

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tue, Wed, Thu & Fri

Ayanna Gregory

Arts Plaza at Monroe Street Market
Thu. Jul 18

Disney's Aladdin

The Kennedy Center
Jul. 18 – Sep. 7


The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Jun. 28 – Aug. 4

Disney's Newsies

Kenmore Middle School
Jul. 19 – 28
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