County fairs and concerts feature highly this weekend in the DMV.
It's here! Our picks for weekend plans in the DMV include a fashion show, goat yoga, and county fairs across the region. Whatever you choose, you won't be disappointed!
Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, July 26, to Sunday, July 28.
Kaypi Peru Festival | National Museum of the American Indian | Friday-Sunday
This informative showcase highlights the exciting and rich culture of Peru! All weekend, visitors can experience Peruvian culture through live music performances, delicious cuisine, and a bustling marketplace of authentic goods. Admission is free. Find out more here!
Otakon | Washington Convention Center | Friday-Sunday
Are you a fan of manga? Obsessed with J-Pop? This convention is for you! Enjoy an action-packed weekend filled with everything from LARPing and gaming to chilling in the OtaCafe. Explore over 2.3 million square feet of Otakon fun! Single-day and weekend passes are available. Check it out here!
Elvis Costello & The Imposters and Blondie | The Anthem | Saturday
Two of new-wave's biggest icons are hitting the road this summer for a rockin' headlining tour. Hear songs off their latest records Look Now and Pollinator, as well as the hits ("Heart of Glass", anyone?). Doors open at 6 p.m., and tickets start at $95. Buy them here!
The Circus Life Podcast 6th Anniversary Concert | 9:30 Club | Saturday
Everyone's favorite podcast is going on six years, and what better way to celebrate than with a concert? Watch live performances by Abigal Furr, Mystery Friends, The Dirty Grass Players, and of course podcast host/DC native Justin Trawick and The Common Good. Tickets are $20. Buy them here!
Tiki Yards | Yards Park | Saturday
Transport yourself to paradise with a tiki-themed block party at Yards Park! From 1 to 5 p.m., cool off with a summery beverage and enjoy lawn games, photo-booths, a luau performance, and more! Tickets are $10. Find them here!
DC Swim Week 2019 | Italian Embassy, Dupont Circle | Friday-Saturday
It may be summer 2019, but the fashion world is already a step ahead! Women's Spring/Summer 2020 collections will be shown at the Italian Embassy from 25 local and world-renowned designers. Marvel at the latest styles and bask in the luxurious atmosphere! General admission is $55, and VIP options are available. Check it out here!
Ocean City Greek Festival | Ocean City Convention Center | Friday-Sunday
Opa! Experience the best of Greek culture all weekend long right in Ocean City! Indulge in delicious food, shop marketplace finds, and watch live musicians and dancers perform their hearts out. Stay for the raffle drawing for a chance to win big! Admission is free. Find out more here!
Outlaw Jam | Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds, Annapolis | Sunday
Rev up your engines because this biker/music festival is coming to town! Rock out to sets by Toby Keith, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Little Steven and the Disciples of Soul, and check out the event's exclusive tattoo parlor, games, and more! General admission is $62.50 Check it out here!
311 & Dirty Heads | Merriweather Post Pavilion | Saturday
Merriweather has really been bringing the '90s nostalgia lately (Blink-182, Third Eye Blind), and now 311 can be added to the roster! The reggae/alternative group will be bringing the chill vibes alongside alternative outfit Dirty Heads. Special guests include The Interrupters, Dreamers, and Bikini Trill. Tickets are $46-$76. Buy them here!
Harford County Farm Fair | 608 North Tollgate Road, Bel Air | Multiple Dates
The Harford County Farm Fair is back! From July 22 to 27, participate in farm fair classics like pie-eating contests, tractor pulls, animal auctions, and 4-H demos. All ages are welcome, with kids even getting a whole day to themselves on Saturday! Check out the event schedule here. Admission is $2-$8. Find out more here!
Goat Yoga & Wine Tasting | Catoctin Breeze Vineyard, Thurmont | Saturday
Forget cheese and wine; this pairing is all we need! Participate in a relaxing yoga class accompanied by goats, followed by wine tastings or a glass of your choice. Tickets are $40. Buy them here!
Colonial Market Day | 201 West Monument Street, Baltimore | Saturday
Visit Maryland's Colonial past, courtesy of the Maryland Historical Society! From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., become immersed in a marketplace of craft vendors, games, and historical figures. Special activities include colonial candle-making and Kona Ice! Admission is free for museum members and $5 for non-members. You can pay at the door or register ahead of time – the first 20 people get a free Kona Ice! Check it out here!
Cirque du Soleil's Volta | Lerner Town Square, Tysons Corner | Ongoing
BMX riders? Acrobatic stunts? Catch Cirque du Soleil's latest creation at Tysons Corner from July 25 to September 8. While the details of the show are elusive, it's sure to be an intoxicating feast for the senses! Tickets start at $49. Get yours here!
Loudoun County Fair | Loudoun County Fairground, Leesburg | Ongoing
Activities will be going on all week through Sunday, with lots to do! Watch animal demonstrations, play chicken poop bingo, and seek thrills on the carnival's midway rides! Single-day and weekly admission are available for purchase. Find out more here!
Old Town Arts and Crafts Festival | Waterfront Park, Alexandria | Saturday
As if we needed an excuse to shop! All Saturday, crafters can get their fix from over 80 vendors selling artisanal goods from clothing and jewelry to funky ceramics. Food and beverages will be available for purchase, and admission is free. You can find out more here!
Disney Pixar's Coco: In Concert Live to Film | Wolf Trap | Saturday
Family movie night gets the deluxe treatment with a live screening of Coco at Wolf Trap! Watch the heartwarming film and hear its moving score performed live by the National Symphony Orchestra. Tickets start at $40. Buy them here!
Summer Blooms Workshop: Botany and Bloom Series | Sky Meadows State Park | Saturday
Explore Sky Meadows State Park's lovely flowers with a special summer workshop! Naturalist Paul Guay will set the tone with a presentation on the different flowers, followed by a three-mile nature walk through the park. Don't forget to pack a lunch! Admission is $5-$15. Find out more here!
Reba McEntire | Wolf Trap | Sunday
Here comes Reba! The country icon is hitting up Wolf Trap for a night of good tunes. Hear tracks off 2019's Stronger Than the Truth as well as the hits that made her a star, like "Only In My Mind" and "Fancy." Tickets are $45. Get them here!
What are you doing this weekend? Let's hear your plans in the comments – we love hearing what you guys are up to!