With four Mardi Gra events, this weekend's theme involves big costumes and lots of dancing!
Make sure to put on your best dress and get ready to party like you're in New Orleans! Use this compiled list as your guide to planning something fun!
Here’s your DMV weekend roundup for Friday, March 1, through Sunday, March 3.
Maryland Wine Month | Various vineyards around Maryland | Daily
March is Maryland Wine Month! Venture out to the various vineyards and trails for self-guided tours! Trails will include Antietam Highlands Wine Trail, Capital Trail, Carroll Trail, Chesapeake Trail, Cider Trail, Frederick Wine Trail, Legacy Wine Trail, Mead Trail, Piedmont Trail, and Patuxent Trail. Spend a day at one of the vineyards sampling wines and delicious food. Each winery offers a different experience so call ahead to make sure that the place is right for you. Price varies on location. For more information, check out the event here!
Annapolis Restaurant Week | Restaurants around Annapolis | Saturday, Sunday
Over 40 restaurants are participating in the 2019 Annapolis Restaurant Week, and the deals are great -- $12.95 for a two-course breakfast, $15.95 for a two-course lunch, and $34.95 for a three-course dinner. What a perfect way to try new options around town! Find out more here!
Mardi Gras Festival 2019 | Power Plant Live, Baltimore | Saturday
Party this weekend at Baltimore's biggest annual Mardi Gras party, which will be a day will be filled with live performers, dance, a parade, a cake-eating contest, and more! Tickets range from $8-$70. For more information, check out the event on their ticketfly!
Aquaman | Mar-Va Performing Arts Center, Pocomoke City | Friday and Saturday
Head on down to the Mar-VA Performing Arts Center for a $5 showing of Aquaman on the big screen. For more information about the event and to purchase tickets, check it out here!
Disney's High School Musical | Washington County Playhouse, Hagerstown | Saturday
Go and enjoy the musical stylings of Troy and Gabriella as the hit Disney movie, High School Musical comes to life right before our eyes. Fair warning: the songs are really catchy so they might get stuck in your head! For more information and to get your tickets, check out the play on their website!
Indecent | Baltimore Center Stage, Baltimore | Daily
Indecent tells the story of struggling artists from 1906 Warsaw to 1923 Broadway. The play is recommended for middle school age and up. Tickets are selling for $20-$49. For information about the play, check out the event on the Baltimore Center Stage website!
Henry IV Part 1 | Chesapeake Shakespeare Company, Baltimore | Daily
Come and witness the hilarious shenanigans of Prince Hal and Falstaff as they avoid the crown and get themselves into trouble. Hal's maturity must be tested before he can be handed the crown. Be sure to get your tickets when you can because you won't want to miss this production. For more information, check out the event here!
Waters Park Ice Rink | Daily
Located in Anne Arundel County, Maryland, the ice rink offers affordable ice skating, ranging in price from $5 for children and $6 for adults. Only cash or check is accepted. For more information, check out the skating rink here!
Mardis Gras | Wharf District Pier | Saturday
D.C.'s Mardi Gras celebration will include a parade along the waterfront, followed by a dance party, bead tossing, and a fireworks show. New Orleans-style food and drink will also be available! Find out more here!
Atlas Intersections Festival | Atlas Performing Arts Center | Saturday
The Atlas Intersections Festival is an annual two-week festival that combines theatre, dance, poetry, music, film, writing, sculpture, photography, and arts of all kinds. Tickets are selling for $75 a piece -- get them here! For more information, check them out on their website.
Finding Neverland | National Theatre | Friday-Sunday
Based on the beloved Disney classic Peter Pan, Finding Neverland is the live action version of infinite childhood and magic. Travel over to Neverland and fight off Captain Hook as you fight for your right to be a kid forever. Tickets are selling for $104-$204 a piece -- get them here! For more information, check out the play on their website!
Noah Getz and Friends | National Gallery of Art | Sunday
This program expresses the thoughts and feeling of World War I in a set of original compositions. Enjoy the musical stylings of Noah Getz and Friends. Admission to the concert is free. For more information, check out the concert here!
The Sleeping Beauty by the Washington Ballet | John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts | Friday-Sunday
Follow Prince Charming as he attempts to wake the Sleeping Beauty with true love's kiss. The Sleeping Beauty is filled with graceful and entertaining ballet dance that is a mus-see -- the Washington Ballet is simply elegant. Get your tickets for just here! For more information, check out the ballet here!
Queens of Egypt | National Geographic Museum | Daily
The first exhibit after the temporary shutdown is being restored for the entire month of March. Witness the 18th and 19th dynasties of ancient Egypt and learn about the daily lives of queens such as Nefertiti. The exhibit will also feature 350 artifacts including statues, sarcophagi, and jewelry. Tickets are being sold between $10-$15 -- get them here! For more information, check out the event here!
Washington Harbor Ice Skating | Washington Harbor Ice Rink | Daily
Enjoy the chill of winter in Washington, D.C.’s largest outdoor skating rink with a view of the beautiful Washington Harbor. Nothing is more fun to distract you from the cold than attempting to balance on your sharp blades to stay on your feet! Prices range from $9-$12 per person, and the rink will be open till March 10! For more information, check it out here!
Alexandria Street St. Patrick's Day Parade | King and Alfred Streets, Alexandria | Saturday
Get ready for the 38th Annual Alexandria St. Patrick’s Day Parade celebrating the original Irish heritage. Over 2,000 people will be marching in the parade including dog rescue groups, pipe and drum bands, the Notre Dame Alumni Band, historical re-enactors, Shriners and Kena cars, and Irish dancers. Admission to the parade is free! For more information, check out their website!
Mardi Gras 2019 | Waterside District, Norfolk | Saturday
Celebrate with Waterside District at one of the biggest parties of the year. Waterside in Norfolk will be turned into New Orleans, and the night will feature Mardi Gras-themed activities, entertainment, drink specials, a King Cake eating contest, an indoor parade, and more! Tickets are selling for just $10-$35 -- get them here! For more information, check out the event on their website!
Mardi Gras RVA | 109 W. 15th Street, Richmond | Saturday
Ready for a full day of fun? The Mardi Gras RVA event has a lot planned for Saturday! First, there will be a Mardi Gras themed parade from 3-4 p.m., followed by a dance performance, live music, and delicious food. Tickets prices are as follows: $15 for adults, $5 for children between 5 and 12, and children under 5 are free. For more information, check out the event on their website.
Mary Poppins | Sandler Center for Performing Arts, Virginia Beach | Friday - Sunday
The favorite classic Disney movie is coming to life on the big stage. Get a chance to see Mary Poppins live this weekend and hear the entertainings songs like "A Spoon Full of Sugar." Tickets are selling between $20 and $65 -- get them here! For more information, check out the event on the Sandler Center for Performing Arts website!
Virginia Wine Expo | Richmond, VA | Friday - Sunday
Held by Publix, the Virginia Wine Expo is a national six-day wine and food expo. Enjoy a multitude of events and seminars; get your tickets for $55-$80 here! For more information, check out the event here!
Wiz Khalifa | The Norva, Norfolk | Friday
Rapper Wiz Kalifa is heading out to the Norva on Friday night to entertain his fans of Hampton Roads. Traveling around the U.S. with his tour, "Curren$ly," he decided to stop in Norfolk for one night only. Tickets are selling for just $35 a piece; get them here! For more information, check out the event here!
Watsky | The Norva, Norfolk | Saturday
Hip-hop artist Watsky recently released his new full-length album, COMPLAINT, on January 11, so cross your fingers that you get to hear some of those songs live. Performing at the Norva for one night only, head on out to see his unique musical stylings. Tickets are selling for just $20 a piece ahead of time and $23 at the door -- get them here. For information, check out the event on Norva's website.
What are your plans for the weekend? Did we miss your favorite event? Tell us in the comments!