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.


There are 309 events in this category. Browse Family Events [170] ... Family Events: Dance [12] ... Family Events: Film [15] ... Family Events: Museums [19] ... Family Events: Music [33] ... Family Events: Theatre [60] ...

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Huckleberry Finn's Big River

Adventure Theatre MTC
Feb. 23 – Mar. 10
World premiere co- production with The Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma.

Madeline and the Bad Hat

Olney Theatre Center
Mar. 30 – 31
Ludwig Bemelmans' much loved Madeline series comes to the stage.

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Sun. Mar 3
Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure is an immersive experience that invites you to jump in and explore unknown ocean depths where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago — and maybe live still today!

American Girl Live

Strathmore
Sun. Mar 3
Experience American Girl® in an all-new musical!

Atlas Intersections Festival: Baby Beats! with Max and Root

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Feb 23
2 Beat Boxing Dads making music and songs the whole family can enjoy!

National Cherry Blossom Festival: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, The Super Live

Warner Theatre
Sun. Mar 24
U.S. premier of Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, The Super Live, a new live 2.5D Musical entertainment based on the popular manga (Japanese comic book).

Washington Dollar Days: Tour for a Buck

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Feb. 22 – 28
Pay just $1 per person for any regular tour in February, the month of George Washington's birth.

Rapunzel

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Feb. 22 – Mar. 24
A “bewitching” tale by Duane T. Bowers, adapted from the Brothers Grimm fairytale.

Atlas Intersections Festival: Adventures in Arden

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Feb 23
Adventures in Arden, an interactive puppet show based on Shakespeare’s As You Like It, includes live and recorded music and a workshop that encourages imagination. Best for ages 4-10.

Into the Woods

Ford's Theatre
Mar. 9 – May. 16
Peter Flynn returns to direct this fanciful tale about the lengths to which we’ll go to get what we wish. Recommended for 12 and older.

Erth's Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure

George Mason University Center for the Arts
Sun. Mar 3
The creators of Erth’s Dinosaur Zoo Live want to take your family on an all new adventure.

National Cherry Blossom Festival: March 20 - April 14, 2019

The National Cherry Blossom Festival commemorates the gift of 3,000 cherry trees from Tokyo to the city of Washington, DC. Spanning nearly four weeks the festival includes parades, fireworks and performances honoring the lasting friendship between the US and Japan. Events include the Cherry Blossom Parade, Kite Festival, The Sakura Taiko Takeover at the Tidal Basin, and Petalpalozza.

Spotlights

Tudor Tots - Tuesdays, Spring Sessions

Tudor Place Historic House and Garden
Mar. 12 – Apr. 30

Jack and the Beanstalk

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Mar. 28 – May. 5

Little Miss Ann

National Theatre
Sat. Mar 30

Winnie the Pooh

Adventure Theatre MTC
Mar. 29 – May. 26

DCIFF: Penguin Highway

The Miracle Theatre
Sat. Mar 2

Rapunzel

The Puppet Co. Playhouse
Feb. 22 – Mar. 24

National Philharmonic: The Debut

Strathmore
Sat. Feb 23

Atlas Intersections Festival: Wake Up Brother Bear

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Feb. 23 – Mar. 2

Huckleberry Finn's Big River

Adventure Theatre MTC
Feb. 23 – Mar. 10

Atlas Intersections Festival: Baby Beats! with Max and Root

Atlas Performing Arts Center
Sat. Feb 23
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