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District of Columbia

National Memorial Day Concert

Date: May 27

Location: West Lawn of the US Capitol

Time: 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM

DC Jazz Festival

Date: June 1-10

Location: The Hamilton (this is the festivals main venue but there are several)

600 14th Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20005

Safeway National Capital Barbecue Battle

Date: June 23 11am – 10pm

           June 24 11am – 7:30pm

Location: Historic Pennsylvania Ave

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Date: June 27 – July 1 & July 4-8

Location: National Mall


Washington, DC’s Independence Day Parade

4th of July

Parade Start Time: 11:45 a.m.

Parade Route: Constitution Avenue and 7th to 17th Sts.


A Capitol Fourth Concert

Date: July 4

Time: 8 – 9:30 p.m. (Admittance begins at 3 p.m.)

Location: West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol

Fourth of July Fireworks on the National Mall

The National Mall

Time: At dark, usually around 9:15pm

Rain Date: July 5

Abbey Road on the River 2012

Washington DC

Dates: August 30 – September 3, 2012, Labor Day Weekend

Location: Beatles Tribute Festival at Gaylord National Resort

National Book Festival

Date: September 22 10am – 5:30pm

           September 23 noon – 5:30pm

Location: National Mall



Anne Arundel County Fair

Date: Sept 12-16

Location: Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, 1450 General’s Highway (Route 178) in Crownsville, MD


Howard County Fair

Date: Aug 4-11 8am – 11pm

Location: Howard County Fair Grounds, 2210 Fairgrounds Road, West Friendship, MD 21794


Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

Date: Aug 10 – 18

Location: Montgomery County Fairgrounds


Prince George’s County Fair

Date: Sept 6 4pm – 10pm

           Sept 7 5pm – 11pm

           Sept 8 11am – 11pm

           Sept 9 11am – 6pm

Location: Upper Marlboro, MD




The Virginia Renaissance Faire

Dates: May 12th to June 10th Weekends

Location: Spotsylvania, Virginia

Viva! Vienna!

Date: May 26-28

Location: 245 Maple Ave W, Vienna, VA 22180

Delaplane Strawberry Festival

Date: May 26 & 27

Location: Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, VA


The Wine Festival at The Plains Virginia

Date: May 27

Location: The Plains, VA

Herndon Festival

Date: May 31 6pm – 10pm

           June 1 5pm – 11pm

           June 2 10am – 11pm

           June 3 11am – 6pm

Location: Town of Herndon

Vintage Virginia

Date: June 2 11am – 6pm

           June 3 11am – 5pm

Location: Bull Run Regional Park, 7700 Bull Run Dr, Centreville 20121


Celebrate Fairfax

Date: June 8–10

Location: 12000 Government Center ParkwaySuite 247Fairfax, VA 22035

Capital Fringe Festival

Date:  July 12-29

Locations: All over the area see website


Full Moon Field Festival 2012

Date: June 15, 16 & 17

Location: Full Moon Ranch, 1691 Swimley Road, Berryville, Virginia 22611

Renew You Spa and Beauty Expo

June 16 and 17

Location: Dulles Expo Center, Chantilly, Virginia

Save $5 with code: WASHFAM12


Clifton Wine Festival

Date: June 23 11am – 6pm

Location: Children’s Park in Historic Clifton, VA


Loudoun County Fair

Date: July 23 – 28

Location: Loudoun County Fairgrounds, 17558 Dry Mill Road, Leesburg, VA 20175


Date: Aug 4-5

Location: Frying Pan Park, Herndon, VA


Arlington County Fair

Date: Aug 8-12

Location: Arlington, VA

Prince William County Fair

Date: Aug 9 – 18

Location: Prince William County Fairgrounds

10624 Dumfries Rd, Manassas, VA 20112


Herndon Labor Day Festival

Date: September 3 Noon-6pm

Location: Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St, Herndon, VA.


Great Grapes!

Date: September 8-9, noon- 6pm

Location: Reston Town Center, Reston, VA


37th Annual Virginia Wine Festival

Date: Sept 15-16 11am – 6pm

Location: Great Meadow, The Plains, VA


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