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Virginia
Sat, 18 Oct 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Forbidden City: Imperial Treasures from the Palace Museum, Beijing
Website:
Location:
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

This landmark exhibition will feature more than 180 works of art from the collection of the Palace Museum, Beijing (“The Forbidden City”).  The exhibition will offer a broad perspective of Imperial China during the Ming (1368-1644) and Qing (1644-1911) dynasties with a focus on the 17th and 18th centuries. Featured works will be combined with 3-D virtual technology and architectural features to offer visitors an immersive experience, as if passing through the Forbidden City during the height of its glory and splendor.

Maryland
Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 4 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Symphony of Lights
Location:
Ellicott City, Maryland

Cars, vans and buses can take a 20-30 minute drive-through the Symphony of Lights. Enjoy a beautiful display of holiday light creations, illuminated by a fantasy of color, design and animation. Delightful for all ages!

Virginia
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Christmas Town at Busch Gardens
Location:
Williamsburg, Virginia

Celebrate the spirit of the season at Busch Gardens’ Christmas Town™. Christmas Town brings holiday traditions to life with heartwarming shows, delicious holiday dining and festive shopping opportunities. Experience Christmas traditions from around the world and keep warm with a mug of Busch Gardens' signature hot chocolate. This year, Christmas Town is brighter than ever with more than eight million lights. Of course, no visit would be complete without a stop at the North Pole to see Santa's workshop and meet the jolly old elf-himself. 

Maryland
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Thu, 1 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Winterfest of Lights
Location:
Ocean City

Enjoy this award-winning holiday paradise created for the whole family!  More than one million holiday lights sparkle throughout your favorite beach resort.  Northside Park will have hundreds of animated, lighted displays.  Relax and sip hot chocolate in the heated Winterfest Village pavilion.  Browse Yukon Cornelius’ gift shop for a special gift and have a photo taken with Santa.  Board the Winterfest Express to tour the lights, including the themed exhibits of your favorite fairy tales.

Washington, DC
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Downtown Holiday Market
Location:
Washington, DC

Celebrating its tenth year, this event boasts one of the most spectacular outdoor shopping environments in the region. Bringing a unique and festive shopping “village” to the heart of Downtown DC, the market offers hundreds of diverse gift items such as jewelry, pottery, paintings and textiles from 60 exhibitors each day. Check back as the exhibitors rotate and the selection of goods will vary daily. While you’re shopping, enjoy lively seasonal entertainment and festive treats. 

Washington, DC
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Thu, 1 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Zoolights
Location:
Washington, DC

Join the thousands of visitors who make the ZooLights a part of their annual holiday tradition. Hosted at the Smithsonian National Zoo, ZooLights includes live music performances, tasty winter treats and plenty of opportunities for holiday shopping. More than 500,000 environmentally-friendly LED lights transform the Zoo into a winter wonderland. New this year will be a dazzling light show set to music!

Virginia
Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Dominion Gardenfest of Lights
Location:
Richmond, Virginia

A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s'mores and hot chocolate (for purchase), nightly family activities & more. The region's ultimate holiday extravaganza!

 

Virginia
Mon, 1 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 4 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
A Colonial Christmas
Location:
Williamsburg, Virginia

Holiday traditions of 17th- and 18th-century Virginia are recalled through special interpretive programs and, from December 26 through 31, musical entertainment of the period. A Jamestown Settlement holiday film and guided tours compare and contrast English Christmas customs of the period with how the season may have been observed in the difficult early years of the Jamestown colony. At the Yorktown Victory Center, hear accounts of Christmas and winter in Revolutionary War encampments and glimpse holiday preparations on a 1780s farm. 

Maryland
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
New Year's Eve Spectacular
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland

Ring in the New Year with friends and family, live music by area bands and a grand fireworks display. Start the evening with the sweet sounds of live music at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater during Baltimore’s New Year’s Eve Spectacular. Then turn your head to the heavens at the stroke of midnight for the region’s largest fireworks display! 

Maryland
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Big Night DC: New Year's Eve Extravaganza
Location:
National Harbor, Maryland

Join us New Year's Eve for DC's premiere all-inclusive party, Big Night DC, at the area's only Vegas-style hotel, the Gaylord National Hotel and Resort at National Harbor, Maryland.  Fifteen party areas, six dance floors, first class cuisine, discounted hotel rooms and a huge midnight celebration are sure to make this New Year's Eve one you'll never forget.

Washington, DC
Fri, 9 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Washington Winter Show
Location:
Washington, DC

Hunt for that perfect find among dozens of high-end antiques dealers at this four-day show.

Washington, DC
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Restaurant Week
Location:
Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia

Enjoy a 3 course meal for $20.15 at lunch and $35.15 at dinner from over 230 participants during the Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week.

Washington, DC
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
National Parks Free Entrance Day
Location:
National Parks throughout the Capital Region

America's Best Idea - the national parks - is even better when it's free! Explore more than 60 National Parks throughout the Capital Region including Shenandoah National Park, Assateague Island and Anitetam National Battlefield.

Maryland
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade celebrates the life of one of America's most influential civil rights, political and social icons.The celebration  features entertaining high school and community marching bands, decorative floats, civic organizations, high stepping fraternities, honor and colour guards, lively cheerleading squads and equestrian units. 

Washington, DC
Fri, 23 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 1 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Washington Auto Show
Location:
Washington, DC

Rev your engine at Walter E. Washington Convention Center with more than 700 vehicles from over 42 domestic and import manufacturers.

Virginia
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 2 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sugarloaf Crafts Festival
Location:
Chantilly, Virginia

For more than 30 years the nation’s most talented artisans have sold their contemporary crafts and fine art at Sugarloaf Craft Festivals. Attracting 175,000 visitors annually, Sugarloaf shows are consistently rated by leading industry publications as one of the top craft experiences in the country.

Maryland
Sat, 31 Jan 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 1 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Great Scale Model Train Show
Location:
Timonium, Maryland

Take a magical excursion into miniature worlds which show life as it was, as it is, or as it could be. Fantastical, exquisite layouts built by skilled modelers will transport you to times and places you'll enjoy and remember. An ideal outing for families, individuals or couples looking for a unique and memorable diversion. Bring your camera.

Virginia
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
George Washington Birthday Celebration Weekend
Location:
Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria celebrates its favorite son with a city-wide celebration, including a 10K race and Birthnight Banquet & Ball. On Presidents Day, the country's largest George Washington Birthday Parade makes its way through Old Town and several of the historic sites are open for free.

Maryland
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 15 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Seaside Boat Show
Location:
Ocean City, Maryland

Eastern Shore's largest boat show with boats, accessories, clothing, arts, crafts, a children's charity event.

Virginia
Tue, 17 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 22 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Virginia Wine Expo
Location:
Richmond, Virginia

The annual Virginia Wine Expo® is a national destination event celebrating Virginia's extraordinary wines and the Richmond region's culinary, historic and cultural excellence. Plan your visit to Richmond - recognized by the Frommer's Guide as one of the Top Worldwide Travel Destinations for 2014 - and attend one or several of the 35+ wine and food events.

Washington, DC
Wed, 25 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
DC Independent Film Festival
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Location:
Washington, DC

As the oldest independent film festival in Washington, the DC Independent Film Festival has a storied history of presenting extraordinary films. We have showcased cutting edge features, shorts and documentaries on every subject from every country with every budget and subject imaginable. By exhibiting world premiere screenings, hosting timely seminars and workshops, and even sponsoring discussions with the United States Congress, DCIFF gives independent filmmakers opportunities for their voices to be heard in a way that no other festival can provide.

Virginia
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival
Location:
Hampton, Virginia

Explore an American art that has developed and grown with the nation. The Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival is a compilation of quilting, fiber arts and wearable arts.  It's the perfect place for quilt enthusiasts and textile artists to meet, shop, learn and explore their art. 

Virginia
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 1 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Richmond International Film Festival
Location:
Richmond, Virginia

Richmond International Film Festival (RIFF) brings a thrilling array of more than 50 international cutting edge films, industry panels, Q&As, live musical performances and entertainment mixers that usher the spirit of Hollywood into Virginia's historic Byrd Theater, a venue touted by USA Today as "one of the top 10 places to still see a movie in splendor in the United States."

Virginia
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 15 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Highland Maple Festival
Location:
Monterey, Virginia

The Highland Maple Festival celebrates the Highland County tradition of maple syrup-making. Sugar camp tours provide a unique and educational glimpse of a rapidly vanishing way of rural American life. Highlights of the festival include buckwheat and pancake breakfasts, maple donuts, locally harvested trout dinners, antiques, arts and crafts, bluegrass music and clogging demonstrations.

Washington, DC
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 14 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Rock n' Roll Marathon
Location:
Washington, DC

Lace up your running shoes as an estimated 15,000 athletes head to DC for this scenic marathon. Beginning at RFK Stadium, a 26.2-mile journey takes runners along the National Mall and past DC’s historic monuments.

Washington, DC
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 12 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
National Cherry Blossom Festival
Location:
Washington, DC

Washington, DC's most famous festival is a captivating tribute to spring and honors Japan's gift of 3,000 cherry trees in 1912.  Highlights include music, dance performances, parades, fireworks and thousands of trees bursting with pink blossoms.

Maryland
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Fri, 20 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Maryland Day
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Location:
Annapolis, Maryland

Historical, cultural and natural resources sites in Annapolis and southern Anne Arundel County will open their doors to the public with special tours, events and programming for $1.00 or less. 

Virginia
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Highland Maple Festival
Location:
Monterey, Virginia

The Highland Maple Festival celebrates the Highland County tradition of maple syrup-making. Sugar camp tours provide a unique and educational glimpse of a rapidly vanishing way of rural American life. Highlights of the festival include buckwheat and pancake breakfasts, maple donuts, locally harvested trout dinners, antiques, arts and crafts, bluegrass music and clogging demonstrations.

Washington, DC
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Silent Witnesses: Artifacts of the Lincoln Assassination
Location:
Washington, DC

April 2015 marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated at Ford’s Theatre. This hallmark exhibition will reunite—for the first time since April 1865—an extraordinary collection of artifacts that were in the Theatre or carried by Abraham Lincoln the night of his assassination.

Maryland
Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 6 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
PEEPshow
Location:
Westminster, Maryland

View and vote for your favourites from 200 marshmallow masterpieces, including sculptures, dioramas, mosaics and even videos, all crafted from or inspired by sugary sweet Peeps ®. 

Maryland
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Eastern Shore Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival
Location:
St. Michaels, Maryland

Shop jewelry, trinkets and home décor hand-crafted from sea glass at this festival in St. Michaels, Maryland. Buffed and smoothed by nature, sea glass appears naturally frosted and makes for beautiful, distinctive gems.

Virginia
Sat, 18 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Historic Garden Week
Location:
Statewide in Virginia

Each spring visitors are welcomed to more than 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during "America's Largest Open House."

Virginia
Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Virginia International Tattoo
Location:
Norfolk, Virginia

The Virginia International Tattoo — long regarded as the most patriotic of the world’s great tattoos — thrills audiences year after year with an awe-inspiring spectacle of music and might. A brand new show every year, the Tattoo is more than a performance, it is an experience.

Virginia
Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 3 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival
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Location:
Winchester, Virginia

A series of more than thirty events including band competitions, dances, parades, carnival, circus, dinners, luncheons, Virginia wine, a 10K Race, the Coronation of Queen Shenandoah, firefighters’ events and celebrity appearances. The Festival is an event the whole family can enjoy.

Maryland
Sat, 25 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 26 Apr 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
WineFest at St. Michaels
Location:
St. Michaels, Maryland

This popular festival is a streetscape event held throughout town. Many businesses will offer wine tastings, great food and retail specials.  There will be 300 wines plus two VIP tasting venues - one on the Patriot Cruise Boat while cruising the Miles River and the other in the courtyard of the Old Brick Inn.

Virginia
Sat, 2 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 2 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Chincoteague Seafood Festival
Location:
Chincoteague, Virginia

Sample the best-of-the-best local seafood indluding offerings and signature dishes from Chincoteague restaurants as well as old and new Eastern Shore favorites prepared by famous festival cooks, volunteers and professionals. "Little neck" clams will be available along with fish and oysters prepared in a variety of ways.  A live band plays your favorite dance songs all afternoon.  Spend the day eating fabulous Chincoteague Island seafood and listening to beach music.

Maryland
Thu, 7 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 10 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Springfest
Location:
Ocean City, Maryland

Celebrate the spring season during this  four day festival featuring delicious food, live entertainment and unique arts and crafts under four huge big top tents on Ocean City’s famous Boardwalk. Admission to the four day event is free and there is a continuous variety of musical performances on two stages. 

Virginia
Sat, 9 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 9 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Jamestown Day
Location:
Jamestown, Virginia

Commemorate the 408th anniversary of the 1607 founding of Jamestown, America’s first permanent English colony, during special programs on Powhatan Indian and English interactions, military and maritime displays, family-friendly tours and activities, and traditional music and entertainment. 

Maryland
Sat, 16 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 16 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Preakness Stakes
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland

Historic Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore is the second oldest racetrack in the US and has been host to the Preakness Stakes since its inception over 140 years ago. Legendary horses such as Man O’ War, Sea Biscuit, War Admiral and Secretariat have all run this course in their race for the Triple Crown. Preakness Celebration features a series of events scheduled throughout the week leading up to race day including jockey autograph sessions, morning tours of the course and Infield Fest, a day-long race day party featuring live performances by international superstars.

Washington, DC
Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 25 May 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Memorial Day Weekend Concert and Parade
Location:
Washington, DC

This National Memorial Day celebration honors America’s war heroes and those presently serving with a gathering along Constitution Avenue for the annual Memorial Day parade featuring marching bands, patriotic floats and veteran units from all 50 states.  A free concert on the West Lawn of the Capitol by the National Symphony Orchestra and other famous performers also honors the men and women in uniform. 

Washington, DC
Fri, 5 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 14 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Capital Pride
Location:
Washington, DC

This nine-day celebration features diversity, cultural achievement, civil rights issues and entertainment by and for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals, families and friends.  The event culminates with a traditional parade and street festival - DC’s largest annual one-day event with over 250,000 visitors, almost 300 sponsor & vendor exhibits, three stages, two beverage gardens, a family area, and numerous food vendors offering a huge selection of various cuisines.  Hosted on Pennsylvania Avenue, the US Capitol Building serves as the iconic backdrop to the Capitol Stage for hundreds of performances from local and national entertainers, politicians, and activists. 

Maryland
Sat, 6 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 8 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Annapolis Arts, Crafts & Wine Festival
Location:
Annapolis, Maryland

Enjoy a weekend of fine, juried arts and handmade crafts, wine tastings from over 25 Maryland wineries, smooth jazz, delectable cuisine and activities for the whole family.

Washington, DC
Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
DC Jazz Festival
Website:
Location:
Washington, DC

With more than 125 performances in dozens of venues across the city, the DC Jazz Festival is the largest music festival in Washington, DC and one of the most highly anticipated cultural events in the nation.

Virginia
Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 20 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mountains of Music Homecoming
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Location:
Abingdon, Virginia

The Crooked Road's Mountains of Music Homecoming is an annual festival celebrating the music and culture of Southwest Virginia. Concerts celebrating old-time, bluegrass, gospel, traditional singing and dance, and many other styles will be presented in over 30 different communities where this musical heritage lives and breathes. Come for the evening concerts and stay for a wide variety of cultural experiences including community meals, gallery exhibits, history walks, artisan demonstrations, outdoor adventures, scenic drives, workshops, educational opportunities and much more.

Washington, DC
Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Location:
Washington, DC

A global showcase on the National Mall, this popular and free festival celebrates cultural traditions from several different countries each year. Held over several weekends, it typically overlaps with Fourth of July for some family fun while waiting for the evening fireworks. 

Washington, DC
Sat, 27 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 28 Jun 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
National Capital Barbecue Battle
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Location:
Washington, DC

The contest along Pennsylvania Avenue features a cook-off between top barbecue purveyors, great barbecue restaurants from the DC region and around the country, cooking demonstrations, free food samples, interactive cooking displays and children's activities.

Washington, DC
Wed, 1 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 5 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Location:
Washington, DC

A global showcase on the National Mall, this popular and free festival celebrates cultural traditions from several different countries each year. Held over several weekends, it typically overlaps with Fourth of July for some family fun while waiting for the evening fireworks. 

Washington, DC
Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 4 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Independence Day Celebration
Location:
Washington, DC

Join the Independence Day celebrations in the nation's capital city! Festivities include the National Independence Day Parade along Constitution Avenue, a musical exhibition featuring the National Symphony Orchestra and celebrity performers from the West Lawn of the US Capitol Building and a spectacular fireworks display on the National Mall.  The fireworks show, administered by the National Park Service, illuminates the iconic monuments and memorials along the Mall, including the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. 

Washington, DC
Thu, 9 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Capital Fringe Festival
Location:
Washington, DC

Choose from more than 500 audacious and inventive performances of theater, dance, music, poetry and puppetry performed by more than 120 local, national and international artists at more than 30 of the city’s unique venues. 

Virginia
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 11 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Hanover Tomato Festival
Location:
Mechanicsville, Virginia

A vein of soil running through Hanover County north of Richmond produces some of America's most delicious tomatoes.  This annual festival celebrates the Hanover Tomato with plenty of food, music and entertainment.  Local chefs compete for best tomato recipes. 

Maryland
Fri, 17 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 20 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Artscape
Location:
Baltimore, MD

Artscape, America's largest, free arts festival, features continuous musical performances by local, regional and national talent on multiple outdoor stages, indoor and outdoor visual arts exhibitions, film, theater, opera, dance, street theater and special activities geared towards children.

Virginia
Sat, 18 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 19 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Pork, Peanut and Pine Festival
Location:
Surry County, Virginia

Bring the family to celebrate the region's treasured resources - pork, pine and peanuts. Enjoy live entertainment all day long and explore the historic grounds of one of America's oldest continually farmed plantations. There will be saw mill demonstrations, arts & crafts vendors, children's games and other activities. Bring an appetite for some of the best food Surry has to offer and don't miss the barbecue cook off. Watch a parade featuring antique cars, scout groups, civil groups, local police and Mr. and Ms. Peanut. 

Virginia
Wed, 22 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 26 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Floydfest
Location:
Floyd, Virginia

This award-winning 5-day celebration of music and art nestled in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of southwest Virginia features over 100 performers on 10 stages. The 2014 lineup featured Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Ray LaMontagne, Thievery Corporation, Ziggy Marly and many other talented performers. In addition to music, the festival features local arts and crafts, workshops, yoga and tai chi lessons, story telling, poetry readings and a Children's Universe tent.

Virginia
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Chincoteague Pony Swim
Location:
Chincoteague Island, Virginia

The town of Chincoteague is known worldwide for its annual Pony Penning & Auction. Every July, “Saltwater Cowboys” round up the wild ponies from Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge on Assateague Island and let them swim across the channel to Chincoteague Island. The first foal to come ashore will be named King or Queen Neptune and will be given away in a raffle drawing at the carnival grounds later in the day.  After swimming the short distance across the channel, the ponies will rest for approximately 45 minutes to an hour before “parading” to the carnival grounds on Main Street. The carnival will open at 7:00 PM with rides, games and lots of good food.

Maryland
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 1 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival
Location:
Easton, Maryland

The Great Chesapeake Balloon Festival features at least 15 hot air balloons, skydivers, balloon rides and a giant walk-through hot air balloon for children and adults. 

Washington, DC
Sat, 1 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 9 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Citi Open Tennis Tournament
Location:
Washington, DC

Watch tennis' best players compete for $1.8 million in prizes in one of the Top 20 tournaments in the world. Enjoy a week of high level tennis action in Washington, DC, featuring elite players and up-and-coming stars, as well as family activities. 

Maryland
Fri, 7 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 9 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Shore Leave
Location:
Hunt Valley, Maryland

Shore Leave is a fan-run Science Fiction media convention held annually on the first weekend of August. The convention features appearances by actors and writers from a broad variety of TV shows and movies ranging from current hits to classic favorites.

Maryland
Fri, 7 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 9 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Havre de Grace Seafood Festival
Location:
Havre de Grace, Maryland

Enjoy the bounty of the Chesapeake Bay, plus arts, crafts and free entertainment.

Maryland
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Mon, 7 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Maryland State Fair
Location:
Timonium, Maryland

No other event provides so much food, fun & family entertainment for so little: tame & thrilling rides and games; traditional Fair & local farm fresh food; thousands of livestock, horse, farm & garden & home arts exhibits, live thoroughbred horse racing, concerts & more.

Washington, DC
Sat, 5 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 5 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
DC Blues Festival
Location:
Washington, DC

The nation’s capital celebrates the blues with the annual DC Blues Festival. The one-day event features a who’s who in the jazz world. Plus, kids will love the family-friendly workshops and instrument “petting zoo.”

Washington, DC
Thu, 10 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 20 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
DC Shorts Film Festival
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Location:
Washington, DC

The DC Shorts Festival spotlights independent short films with screenings, plus discussions with the established and emerging filmmakers who created them.

Maryland
Sat, 12 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 13 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Maryland Seafood Festival
Location:
Annapolis, Maryland

Now in its 48th year, the Maryland Seafood Festival features Maryland’s top chefs and restaurateurs showcasing the state’s seafood. Event highlights include the Capital Crab Soup Cook-off, live music, craft booths and family activities. 

Washington, DC
Sun, 13 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 13 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Nation's Triathalon
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Location:
Washington, DC

The Nation’s Triathalon invites athletes to run, bike and swim their way past DC’s famous monuments and memorials in support of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Virginia
Sat, 19 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
UCI Road World Championships
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Location:
Richmond, Virginia

The World Road Cycling Championships (Worlds) is cycling’s pinnacle event, spanning nine days and featuring 12 Championship races for Elite Men and Women, Under 23 Men and Junior Men and Women. It is a rare opportunity for athletes to compete for their country, just as they do during the Olympic Games. The Worlds is truly one of the great global sporting events. It is covered by more than 500 media outlets from around the world and is broadcast live to a global audience of more than 300 million people.

Maryland
Sat, 19 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 20 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
The Maryland Wine Festival
Location:
Westminster, Maryland

Unwind with wine tastings, local cuisine and live music in the charming town of Westminster.

Maryland
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 27 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Baltimore Book Festival
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland

The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of author appearances and book signings, 100+ exhibitors and booksellers, non-stop readings on multiple stages, cooking demos by celebrity chefs, poetry readings and workshops, panel discussions, walking tours, storytellers and hands-on projects for kids, street theater, live music and a delicious variety of food, beer and wine.

Virginia
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 4 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
State Fair of Virginia
Location:
Doswell, Virginia

Come see Virginia's finest animals and agriculture, exhibits and shows, toe-tappin' music, fine arts and crafts, blue ribbon competitions and more! The State Fair of Virginia is a multi-day event at the beautiful rural setting of The Meadow Event Park. Visitors can enjoy rides, pet animals, see amazing shows, play games, see a concert and enjoy delicious food. With different events happening every day, no two visits are ever the same. 

Virginia
Fri, 2 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 4 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Waterford Homes Tour & Crafts Exhibit
Location:
Waterford, VA

Join us for Virginia's oldest juried crafts fair, held throughout the National Historic Landmark Village of Waterford, which was founded by Quakers in 1733. Now in its 72nd year, the fair offers historic homes tours, 160 juried heritage craftspeople with hands-on demonstrations, activities for children, traditional music and dance, Colonial-era militia encampments, marching fife and drum corps, and Civil War re-enactors with skirmishes all weekend.

Virginia
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 10 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival
Location:
Chincoteague Island, Virginia

Support the local seafood industry as they mark the arrival of the oyster season.  This is an all-you-can-eat affair of oysters prepared many different ways along with a variety of festival foods including hush puppies, clam chowder, hot dogs, and much more. In addition to the oyster feasts, guests will enjoy live entertainment, souvenirs, raffles and contests.

Maryland
Sat, 17 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sat, 17 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Baltimore Running Festival
Location:
Baltimore, Maryland

Runners from around the world race to the finish line during the area's premier marathon. Various types of races are available, as well as a fitness expo and festivities for runners of all ages held throughout the day.

Washington, DC
Tue, 20 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Sun, 25 Oct 2015 00:00:00 GMT-0500
Washington International Horse Show
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Location:
Washington, DC

Downtown DC welcomes Olympic-class horses and riders for jumping competitions, special exhibitions of musical freestyle dressage, bull riding, terrier races and more.