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This family-friendly event features midway rides for all ages from whimsical kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, carnival games and favorite fair food.

NoVa TEEN is a free, day-long book festival bringing together authors and readers in celebration of Young Adult (YA) literature.

The National Cherry Blossom Festival is kicking off kite season.

The convenient location of the Tidal Basin Welcome Area is offered by the National Park Service and its partners, and provides visitor services, first aid, food, souvenirs, books, and more. Park rangers and volunteers will be on hand to answer questions about the Festival.

The National Mall serves as the backdrop as thousands of kites take flight during the annual Blossom Kite Festival. All ages.

We will be sharing ways to help wildlife through crafts, games, educational activities, and much more.

Learn a bit of history about Germantown, engage in hands-on, interactive displays and demonstrations, participate in fun and friendly games with a chance to win prizes, enjoy locally-based food and entertainment, and simply have a good time.

There will be music and dancing all day, as well as delicious Persian foods available for purchase.

The Sakura Taiko Takeover will feature Japanese drumming performances from more than eight Japanese drumming groups sharing their passion for music, culture, and community.

Bring your youngest artists to Yoko Ono’s Wish Tree for Washington DC, a Japanese Dogwood tree symbolizing community and hope for the future.

Enjoy midway fun for the whole family with rides and games for all ages and a variety of fair food.

Kick off Earth Month in a family-fun way! There will be live musical performances, art exhibits, and information tables.

Celebrate spring’s arrival in Russian style! All ages.

Make your own baseball and Cherry-blossomed themed craft, learn about pioneering deaf ballplayer William Hoy, watch and learn from 19th century baseball re-enactors, and see live baseball bat-making demonstrations.

This year’s theme will be announced soon, along with more details about how to enter our contests and become a vendor.

Enjoy a full day of family-friendly activities, remember founder Robert E. Simon, Jr. and celebrate the history of Reston. All ages.

Petalpalooza will feature live music on multiple outdoor stages, a beer garden, all-ages activities, product giveaways, a spectacular fireworks show by Pyrotecnico, and much more along the piers of the Southwest Waterfront. All ages.

Explore French culture through creative, hands-on projects such as making Pierrot puppets, building French castles, creating silhouette art, listening to French storytellings, and more!

Celebrate the cherry blossom season with interactive art installations, live music, a beer garden and a local craft and gift fair.

Participate in hands-on activities and learn from community partners as you explore how landscape design can inspire outdoor play to grow and strengthen community.