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.
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.
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.
A Candlelight ChristmasStrathmore
Dec. 20 – 21 Candlelight Christmas features traditional carols, contemporary compositions, and sing-a-longs of your favorites.
The Hip Hop NutcrackerStrathmore
Dec. 18 – 19 The Hip Hop Nutcracker reimagines Tchaikovsky’s classic score through explosive hip-hop choreography.
A Candlelight ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 16 – 22 A Candlelight Christmas features traditional carols, contemporary compositions, and sing-a-longs of your favorites.
Ballet West: The NutcrackerThe Kennedy Center
Thru 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!
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!
The 2018 Christmas Revels: An Elizabethan Winter CelebrationGW Lisner Auditorium
Thru Dec. 16 Spend a festive holiday evening with the Queen—Elizabeth the First, that is! The year is 1599.
Billy Elliot the MusicalSignature Theatre
Thru 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.
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).
Cub Corner: PenguinsCollege Park Aviation Museum
Thu. Dec 13
Step Afrika!’s Magical Musical Holiday Step ShowAtlas Performing Arts Center
Dec. 14 – 30
The Brothers Grimm Excellent AdventureArts Barn
Sat. Jan 19, 2019
Young Portrait Explorers: Jean-Michel BasquiatSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Dec. 10 – 17
An Old Lady Who Swallowed a FlyArena Stage
Sat. Jan 26, 2019
Elf: The MusicalOlney Theatre Center
Thru Jan. 6, 2019
The Elves and the ShoemakerKeegan Theatre
Dec. 22 – 30
The Phantom TollboothGeorge Mason University's Center for the Arts
Sun. Jan 27, 2019
The Washington Ballet: The NutcrackerWarner Theatre
Thru Dec. 28
Explore! With the NPGSmithsonian National Portrait Gallery
Thru Dec. 31, 2019
Fancy Nancy's Splendiferous ChristmasAdventure Theatre MTC
Thru Jan. 5, 2019
Kwanzaa themed Story TimeSmithsonian National Postal Museum
Mon. Dec 31