Family Events in Metro DC including Theatre, Dance, Music & More
Find great family events and activities in Metro DC with CultureCapital.com. 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.
Choral Arts: A Family Christmas at the Kennedy CenterThe Kennedy Center
Mon. Dec 24 Bring the kids for an unforgettable holiday experience as the Choral Arts Chorus fills the concert hall with holiday classics just for them!
Kids Concert + Family Happy Hour with King BullfrogHill Center at the Old Naval Hospital
Fri. Jan 25, 2019 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.
The Washington Chorus Family ChristmasGeorge Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sun. Dec 23 A special Christmas concert just for families, with all your favorite carols, sing-alongs, and special fun for all ages (including an appearance by Santa).
A Candlelight ChristmasStrathmore
Dec. 20 – 21 Candlelight Christmas features traditional carols, contemporary compositions, and sing-a-longs of your favorites.
School Of Rock - The MusicalNational Theatre
Jan. 16 – 27, 2019 This new musical follows Dewey Finn, a wannabe rock star posing as a substitute teacher who turns a class of straight-A students into a guitar-shredding, bass-slapping, mind-blowing rock band.
Ballet West: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Sun. Dec 8, 2019 Pairing reimagined designs with beloved choreography, the opulent production delivers treasured moments and surprising new delights.
Choral Arts: A Family Christmas in AlexandriaRachel M. Schlesinger Concert Hall
Sat. Dec 22 A merry tour of holiday sing-alongs and Christmas favorites that will have your family singing all the way home. Expect a visit from Santa, Frosty, and Rudolph!
The 2018 Christmas Revels: An Elizabethan Winter CelebrationGW Lisner Auditorium
Dec. 15 – 16 Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 18 – 19 The Hip Hop Nutcracker reimagines Tchaikovsky’s classic score through explosive hip-hop choreography.
Billy Elliot the MusicalSignature Theatre
Dec. 15, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019 A dynamic score by the legendary Elton John with sensational dance to create a heartwarming, inspirational and triumphant experience for the entire family.
A Candlelight ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 16 – 22 A Candlelight Christmas features traditional carols, contemporary compositions, and sing-a-longs of your favorites.
Young Portrait Explorers: Jean-Michel BasquiatSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Mon. Dec 17
Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step ShowAtlas Performing Arts Center
Dec. 15 – 30
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Dec. 15 – 30
The NutcrackerThe Puppet Co. Playhouse
Dec. 15 – 30
Kwanzaa themed Story TimeSmithsonian National Postal Museum
Mon. Dec 31
The Elves and the ShoemakerKeegan Theatre
Dec. 22 – 30
An Old Lady Who Swallowed a FlyArena Stage
Sat. Jan 26, 2019
The Washington Ballet: The NutcrackerWarner Theatre
Dec. 15 – 28
Elf: The MusicalOlney Theatre Center
Dec. 15, 2018 – Jan. 6, 2019
Fancy Nancy's Splendiferous ChristmasAdventure Theatre MTC
Dec. 15, 2018 – Jan. 5, 2019
The Brothers Grimm Excellent AdventureArts Barn
Sat. Jan 19, 2019
Explore! With the NPGSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31, 2019