From drinking in the sun to sitting in a theatre, there are plenty of things to do in the DMV this weekend!
Enjoy the outdoors while you can before it gets too hot to go outside! Check out this comprehensive list we've compiled for you this week!
Here’s your DMV weekend roundup for Friday, May 3, through Sunday, May 5.
A Cappella Charity Concert for St. James' Academy | St. James Episcopal Church, Maryland | Saturday
Experience the incredible sound of a cappella voices as the blend together to create the melody, beat, rhythm, and lyrics. Five award-winning a cappella groups will be performing this evening, and a portion of the tickets will be donated to children of west Baltimore. Tickets are selling for $20 apiece – check out the event here!
National Wine and Food Festival at National Harbor | Waterfront National Harbor, National Harbor | Saturday and Sunday
Indulge on plenty of delicious wines and cheeses! The event will include world-renowned chefs, artisanal craftsmen, and culinary pioneers with thousands of the D.C. metro's foodies. Remaining tickets are $130 each. Check out the event here!
Ocean City Restaurant Week | Various Locations, Ocean City | Sunday
Indulge in different types of delicious prix fixe menus, with prices ranging from $10 to $40 each. Discover a new favorite restaurant while you indulge in what Ocean City has to offer. Your options range from low-key to fine dining! For more information, check out the event here!
Springfest | Ocean City, Maryland | Friday-Sunday
Tickets will include a smashing lineup, including artists like Almost Queen, LeAnn Rimes, and Night Ranger with special guests The Reagan Years. The event will feature three full days of music as you celebrate spring. Admission to the event is free – check it out here!
Winnie The Pooh | Glen Echo Park, Glen Echo | Ongoing
Based on the famous children's stories, the live-action version of Winnie The Pooh will take you through the Hundred Acre Wood. See what Pooh and his friends are up to and what adventures await them. Tickets are selling for $20 each – get them here! For more information, check out the event here!
Flower Mart | Washington National Cathedral | Friday and Saturday
Support natural pollination and the beginning of spring by having a blast at the Flower Mart. There will be fun activities, including a pollinator tent with an educational demonstration, an antique carousel, and plenty of booths for purchasing plants, jewelry, and more. Admission ranges from $20-25; get tickets here. Check out the Flower Mart on their website!
Kentucky Derby Parties | Multiple Locations | Saturday
Mint julep, anyone? We've found four Derby parties for you to choose from. Read our full list with all the deets here!
Kingman Island Bluegrass & Folk Festival 2019 | Kingman Island Park | Saturday
Experience a fun-filled day with a lineup you won't forget including Dustbowl Revival, The Ballroom Thieves, Tui, and many more. You can purchase general admission for $35 or a VIP ticket for $100, and then add on a beer token for $7 or a mixed drink token for $10 here! If you would like to know more, head on over to their website!
May the 4th Outer Space Dance Party | Reagan National Airport | Saturday
Hosted by Scorpio Entertainment, Reagan National Airport is inviting all the Star Wars fans in the area to come to their “outer space dance party.” The event will be held inside the glass-encased lobby of Terminal A, providing front row seats of the runway as you board their spaceship-themed party. Get more info here!
Native Son | Atlas Performing Arts Center | Ongoing
See Richard Wright's iconic novel come to life on stage, and watch as the characters experience and deal with oppression, freedom, and justice. This is a play you won't want to miss. Tickets are selling for $20-35 each. For more information, check out the event here!
Into The Woods | Ford’s Theatre | Daily
Witness the dark twist on your favorite fairy tales such as Cinderella, Rapunzel, and Red Riding Hood. Follow a baker and his wife as they journey to reverse the witch’s curse so they may have a child. Tickets are on sale for $20-83 — get them here! For more information about the musical, check it out here!
Running of the Chihuahuas | D.C. Wharf | Saturday
Come for the races, and stay for the music, food, and beer garden! This annual Running of the Chihuahuas event will benefit Rural Dog Rescue and features over 100 chihuahuas all racing for the title of fastest dog in the city.
Shear Madness | The Kennedy Center | Ongoing
Get ready for an evening of laughs and enjoyable entertainment you won't forget. Shear Madness is an interactive play set in a barbershop with a who-dun-it storyline! It's your job as the audience to solve the crime! Admission is $56 per person – head on over to their website for more information.
Y2K Pop-Up Bar | Decades | Ongoing through end of May
If you grew up in the '90s, you might have fond memories of these pop culture throwbacks. You can revisit the era this weekend at Decades Nightclub in D.C. The "Y2K Pop-Up Bar" will be part nightlife and part art installation created by D.C. local artists Anna Pineapple and Kira Tai.
Arlington County Native Plant Sale | Long Branch Nature Center | Saturday
The beauty of using native plants in your garden is the variety of local wildlife you will attract! Order your native plants in advance and pick them up on Saturday! Get all the details here.
Burnside Farms Flower Festival | Burnside Farms, Haymarket and Nokesville, VA | Daily
Pick your own beautiful flowers to take home with you. For more information, check out the event here!
Colonial Beach Spring Rockfish Tournament | Yacht Center, Colonial Beach | Friday and Saturday
Compete with other expert fishers for one of the winning prizes: 1st Place – $2000, 2nd Place – $1000, 3rd Place – $500, 4th Place – $250. Who will catch the biggest fish? Check out the event here!
Fly-Fishing Festival | The Inn at Gristmill Square, Warm Springs | Friday and Saturday
What else would they be celebrating besides the earth, the mountains, and of course, fish? Bring the whole family and settle in for a weekend of camping in lodges. Enjoy plenty of opportunities to go fly-fishing. Admission to the event is free – check it out here!
Guy Carawan's Bluegrass Jam | Glen Maury Park and Campground, Buena Vista | Friday and Saturday
Jam out and listen to a group of local musicians that will convene in front of the Maury River. Take the whole family with you and camp out for the weekend. Bonus: the event is pet-friendly. Admission is free – check out the event here!
Herndon Big Truck Days | Herndon Public Works Complex, Herndon | Friday
Want to see the big trucks and machines used in construction? The Herndon Department of Public Works is hosting a family-friendly event featuring light refreshments. It's free and open to the public – Check it out here!
Mamma Mia | Walker Fine Arts Theatre, Martinsville | Friday-Sunday
Enjoy a stage rendition of ABBA's most famous songs as you follow one girl's search for her birth father. Watch as she figures out which of the three contenders is her biological match. Tickets are selling for $15-20 each. Check out the event here!
Virginia Horse Festival | The Meadow Event Park, Dosewell | Friday-Sunday
See plenty of fun performances, as well as gorgeous horses. Demonstrations with dressage, jumping, western pleasure, gaited horses, general training, driving, and more – not to mention educational seminars, breed demonstrations, and vendors. Check out the event here!
32nd Annual Evening of Comedy | The Barns at Wolf Trap, Vienna | Friday-Sunday
Stand-up comedians join forces to bring you a fun evening of comedy. There will be three performances in total. Tickets to the event are $25-28 each -- Check out the event here!
What are your plans for the weekend? Did we miss your favorite event? Tell us in the comments!