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

Find great family events and activities in Metro DC with 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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Winnie the Pooh

Adventure Theatre MTC
Apr. 23 – May. 26
Based on the book by A.A. Milne Adapted for the stage by le Clanché du Rand Directed by Shirley Serotosky.

Into the Woods

Ford's Theatre
Apr. 22 – May. 16
In Stephen Sondheim’s imaginative, darkly comical remix of beloved fairy tales, a baker and his wife set out to reverse a witch's curse in hopes of having a child of their own.


National Theatre
Apr. 23 – 28
STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, utterly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages.

Family Day at the American University Museum

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center
Sat. Apr 27
All activities are inspired by our current exhibitions. Create hands-on art projects, explore art with a scavenger hunt, take a tour with one of our guides, listen and participate in storytelling and music-making, and more.

Fourth Annual Earth Day Plant Sale & Picnic

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Sun. Apr 28
once-a-year opportunity to enjoy a picnic on our grounds, and celebrate Earth Day and Arbor Day at Tudor Place.

Saturday Family Jam Sessions

The Mansion at Strathmore
Apr. 27 – May. 18
Junior music aficionados spend Saturday mornings singing, playing, and preparing for a lifetime of music appreciation.

Dead Letter Office: Gallery Experience

Smithsonian National Postal Museum
Apr. 25 – 27
A volunteer challenges you to sort mail, deciding which letters will be delivered and which would be sent to the Dead Letter Office.

Lucky Plush: Rooming House

The Kennedy Center
May. 2 – 4
Lucky Plush Productions makes its Kennedy Center debut with this insightful and surprisingly humorous dance/theater “whodunit.”

Yogapalooza with Bari Koral

AMP by Strathmore
Sun. Apr 28
Bari and her excellent band take kids and families on a rockin’ music and movement adventure.


The Kennedy Center
May. 18 – 19
Dancers maneuver a set brought to life with fabric, projections, and sensors to explore children’s relationships to colors. Age 5+

Hawaiian Cultural Festival

Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian
May. 18 – 19
Explore the lua, traditional training for warriors as well as the unique royal Hawaiian regalia, including distinctive feather capes.

Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour

Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. May 31
A casual happy hour for parents and tots! Your favorite band, King Bullfrog, will hit the stage with high-energy original, folk and blues songs carefully tailored to get children dancing and delight grownups.


OGT Kids Series: The Last Unicorn

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Sat. May 25

OGT Kids Series: Mary & the Witch’s Flower

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Sat. Apr 27

FAME, The Musical, US Premiere in Spanish

GALA Hispanic Theatre
May. 9 – Jun. 9

All The Way Live

The Alden
Sat. May 11

Pancake Fly-In

College Park Aviation Museum
Sun. Apr 28

May Revels at BlackRock Center for the Arts

BlackRock Center for the Arts
Sun. May 5

Story Time in our Explore! Family Space

Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays & Fridays

OGT Kids Series: Song of the Sea

Old Greenbelt Theatre
Sat. May 11


The Puppet Co. Playhouse
May. 9 – Jun. 23

The Talented Clementine

Gunston Arts Center
May. 31 – Jun. 9

Winnie the Pooh

Adventure Theatre MTC
Apr. 23 – May. 26

Tudor Tots - Tuesdays, Spring Sessions

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Thru Apr. 30
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