Things To Do With Kids in Washington DC This Weekend, Oct 12th – Oct 14th, 2018 - Kid 101

Things To Do With Kids in Washington DC This Weekend, Oct 12th – Oct 14th, 2018

Bethesda Row Arts Festival

Being among the topmost fine art and craft festivals in the mid-Atlantic, this is a festival to surely watch out for. Area collectors and visitors as well are going to be among the throngs of guests and participants in this festival. Bethesda Row streets become an art gallery where lovers of arts and collectors. There will be materials of high quality, such as ceramics, pastels, glass, jewelry, photography, and the list is endless. You can come over with the entire family and be rest assured everyone will have something interesting.

Date: 13th and 14th October 2018, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Admission: There is no admission fee

Address: 4841 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814

Opus Merriweather

Presented by the Howard Hughes Corporation, the Opus Merriweather is a multifaceted festival that will be coming to the Downtown District of Columbia – Merriweather. This will be a perfect combination of technology, art, test, and sound that creates an immense environment where wonder and imagination will be the attracting character traits. In 2017there were over 15,000 visitors and this year’s edition promises yet even more. Bring over the kids to enjoy the dazzling lights at this open-air theatre. There will be performances by great and renowned figures, from the likes of Eli Keszler and Sudan Archives the violinist to Khadija Bonet and Patrick Higgins, among many others.

Date: September 13th, 2018, from 4:00 pm

Location: Downtown Columbia District of Merriweather

Charges: From $10, children under 12 years entry is free

Contacts: cristina.carlson@howardhughes.com

Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show

With over 500 classic and antique cars, the fall the Rockville Antique and Classic Car Show will be bigger and better. You are welcome to view old, antique classic automobiles up close and personal in this annual event that is one of the most popular if not the most popular in the City of Rockville. The evolution of cars will be brought to you in a history-mad- real event, coupled with music, drinks, food, and plenty of kids’ activities. The flea market will also melt your heart.

Date: Sunday, 14th October 2018, from 11:00 am

Venue: The grounds of Glenview Mansion at Rockville Civic Center Park, 603 Edmonston Drive, Rockville, Maryland.

Charges: Free

Contacts: 240-314-8620

The National Saturday Mornings

Bring your kids to at National this Saturday and they will never have a dull moment. With a flurry of activities, the programs are always engaging and the children will be inspired to reach out for something beyond their limits. The interaction enables them to learn as the play and the process they discover their inner strengths. Their imagination will be lit with puppets, music, and dance. This will be fun and you will enjoy it!

Where: The Hellen Hayes Gallery of the National Theatre

When: Saturday, 13th October 2018 from 9:30 am

Entry: Free

Contacts: 202-628-6161

Visit Summers Farm

There is always something for you to laugh and have the fun of at the Summers Farm. From Pig races to fireworks. With more than 40 attractions the whole family will be in for a Blast! The fun includes live entertainments, kids’ activities, pumpkin patch, wood-fired pizza, the corn maze, and many more. The fireworks are always spectacular while the pig races are hilarious as usual. Mandy the clown will keep the kids entertained and glued for you and you will have time to enjoy some cold drinks.

Date: From 12th to 14th October 2018

Location: 5620 Butterfly Ln, Frederick, MD 21703, USA

Contacts: +1 301-620-9316

Charges: Varies call to confirm

Welcome to the H Street Festival

Starting from 12:00 pm, the H Street Festival is a fun activity that engages participants in live music and dance performances where all activities are family friendly. With more than 10 staging areas, food vendors will be in plenty and the contests will exhilarate you! Furthermore, dozens of business will be showcasing their wares and thousands upon thousand will be in attendance. Bring the kids over for this event and they will be thrilled by the flurry of activities.

Venue: H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

Charges: Free

Date: 13th October 2018

Contacts: info@hstreetfestival.org

Snallygaster

Welcome to the Snallygaster from 1:30 pm and get to sample more than 300 ciders and craft brews. This will be the 7th edition of this fun event that got its name from a mysterious mythical creature. Get to beast out as you enjoy the food and live music from the myriad of food trucks. This will be an outdoor un for the whole family and you will be pleased. The proceeds from the event are to be donated to Arcadia which is a non-profit generating organization.

Date: October 13th, 2018

Location: Yards Park, 1st Street SE, and N Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Contacts: 202-789-7000

Welcome to Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival and Symposium

The 4th edition of the Double Exposure Investigative Film Festival and Symposium is here with us once again. This is one of the most thrilling investigative film work and you are welcomed to the dialogue. There will be pitch sessions, legal guidance and many other activities that will keep you excited for the entire time. The presentations are always lively and lovely and all film lovers will get to love the experience. Come over and get to engage!

Address: 901 7th Street NW, 4th Floor Washington, DC 20001-3719

Date: 12th – 14th October 2018

Contacts: 202-789-7000

Take a Stroll at the Washington Monument

The Washington Monument is a jaw-dropping picturesque destination if you are wondering where to take the beautiful photo of the fall colors in Washington DC. Bring the family over this weekend for the most satisfying moments. The 555-foot obelisk just happens to complete the picture when taking that low-angle shot. With the pavements and the most of the surroundings covered in yellow, red and orange leaves, the whole vicinity has the look of a multicolored carpeted pitch and the view is just something out of reality.

Location: 2 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20024, US

Charge: Free

Visit the Corn Maze in the Plains

The corn maze in the plains is the perfect getaway location for the whole family where cherished moments are made. You will always have a reason to be back once you experience what is offered in this fabulous location. With a huge selection of pumpkins from the pumpkin patch, the giant corn maze, farm animals, the rolling countryside, the petting zoo, the Night Maze, among many others the flurry of fun is always unending.

Address: 4501 Old Tavern Rd, The Plains, VA 20198, USA

Phone: +1 540-456-7339

Charges: From $9 to $11

CORNundrum-Cox Farms

This weekend, make a point of visiting the CORNundrum with family. The CORNundrum is a perfect location where acres of corn promises nothing but fun, adventure, and surprises at every turn. The winding paths include caves, the Vortex, jungles and many more. The farm is a great place where families can congregate and engage in joint fun activities. The major attractions are the Tire Crawl, Hayrides, vendors and plenty of playing grounds for kids. Opening hours are from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. There is also another session from 7:30-11:00 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Address: 15621 Braddock Road Centerville, VA 20120

Contacts: (703) 830-4121

Participate in the Washington DC Duck Tour

The Washington DC Duck Tour will give you an excursion of Capital that others can only envy. If you love traveling, grab your cameras and head out for a field day of photography in the most unusual way as tour experts drive you around the most picturesque locations that you will not only find to be thrilling but also captivating. This is a stunning tour that the whole family will enjoy aboard the 1942 duck as you get entertained by the captains with stories, facts about locations, and some of the rib-cracking jokes that you can ever imagine.

Duration: 2hours 30 minutes

Charges: $43 per person

Contact: +1 202-832-9800

Visit the National Archives Building and Capitol Hill

This weekend you can take the family for a five-hour guided combo tour and get to experience history one on one. The architectural design of the National Archives is a masterpiece and you can take great family photographs. You will be informed in an entertaining manner by the guides who are passionate about serving the guests.

When: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 8:45 am to 5:45 pm

Address: 700 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20408, USA

Charges: $125 per person

Duration: 5 hours


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