Here are six free D.C. events you can attend in March!

You shouldn't have to strain your bank account to have some fun in Washington, D.C.! Here are some free things to do in March.

Mardi Gras at the Wharf

Mardi Gras

Courtesy of District Wharf

WHEN: Saturday, March 2 | 2–6 p.m.
WHERE: District Pier
CONTACT: Click here

The District Wharf is celebrating Mardi Gras with a festive community-wide event, featuring a parade, live music, dancing, activities and crafts for kids, and a fireworks finale! Bring money to grab dinner and snacks at your fave Wharf eateries.

Mr. Skip

Courtesy of Mr. Skip (Facebook)

WHEN: Saturday, March 2 | 10 a.m.
WHERE: 1333 H Street NE (Atlas Performing Arts Center)
CONTACT: Click here

If you're looking to get your kiddos out of the house one morning to have some fun, then head to the Atlas Performing Arts Center to meet the fantastic Mr. Skip. Your little ones (or you) can jam out with him at this free sing-along concert!

Tour the Decatur House

Courtesy of Decatur House on Lafayette Square (Facebook)

WHEN: Mondays | 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2 p.m.
WHERE: 1610 H Street NW
CONTACT: Click here

Take a stroll into D.C.'s past with one of the homes that helped shape it! In this historical tour of the house and slave quarters, you'll have the opportunity to learn about 200 years' worth of history in our nation's capital.

Apollo Orchestra 

Courtesy of The Kennedy Center

WHEN: Sunday, March 10 | 6 p.m.
WHERE: The Kennedy Center Millennium Stage
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The Apollo Orchestra will combine forces with cellist Amit Peled in a performance that will feature music from Rossini, Saint Saens, and Kodaly.

Cherry Blossom Festival

Courtesy of National Cherry Blossom Festival (Facebook)

WHEN: March 20–April 14
WHERE: Various Places in D.C.
CONTACT: Click here

Celebrate a beautiful (literally and metaphorically) tradition in D.C. with the National Cherry Blossom Festival! Not only will you be able to snap some Snapchat- and Instagram-worthy pics under the blossoming cherry blossom trees, but you can attend a variety of fun free events. See them all (both free and ticketed) here!

Free Tour of the Washington Convention Center Art Collection

Courtesy of Eventbrite

WHEN: Wednesday, March 27 | 6:15–8 p.m.
WHERE: Washington Convention Center | 801 Mt Vernon Pl. NW, Washington, DC 20001
CONTACT: Click here.

Considered one of the best-kept secrets in Washington, D.C., the Washington Convention Center's art collection includes 137 works by 93 artists. With this free tour, you'll get to see them all!

Which of these free D.C. events would you like to go to?  Drop a comment below and let us know!

**Featured image courtesy of National Cherry Blossom Festival

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