Summer Fun for DC Kids

Graphics: JW Illustrations © JESSICAWEIBLE.COM

Graphics: JW Illustrations © JESSICAWEIBLE.COM

Looking for ways to entertain the kids this summer? The DMV has gazillions of family-friendly events and destinations all designed to keep boredom at bay.

Here’s a round-up from two great local blogs, Red Tricycle and KidFriendly DC.

  • Best of the Fests: D.C.’s Can’t Miss Summer Festivals

    Your Coachella days may be behind you, but that doesn’t mean the festival scene is completely off limits when you become a mama or papa. Enjoy all that D.C. has to offer by participating in one of the city’s many family- and budget-friendly festivals and celebrating an eclectic mix of performing arts, multiculturalism, imagination and creativity.

  • 37 Things to Add to Your Summer Bucket List

    When the lil’ ones are ready to ditch the lazy days of summer, this ultimate bucket list is sure to satisfy their fever for fun. There are activities for soaking in the sun but also plenty of things to cool down.

  • Fresh Air Flicks: Outdoor Movies for Pint-Sized Audiences

    Forget about the price buildup of tickets and concessions and skip theater lines to watch a movie outdoors, under the Earth’s natural big screen. Relive a classic E.T. moment with your wonder boy or round up a gang for a Frozen singalong.

  • Early Fun for Your Morning Bun

    For every family with a babe who’s up right at the peak of dawn, the warmer weather is a welcoming start to the day. Put aside the Legos and cartoons and entertain your morning bun in a fun and local way. Get to know D.C. before the crowds swarm in with our list below.

  • Summer in DC

    Summer. The time of year to shift gears – from close-toed shoes to sandals, jeans to shorts, red wine to margaritas. It’s when play dates extend well into the evening, a dip in the pool counts as a bath, and the folks at the neighborhood water ice shop know the kids by name.

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