Tree Lighting Ceremonies

National Harbor, November 10, 2018 at 5:30 pm. This day-long ceremony features photos with Santa from 12 pm-2 pm, holiday music, at 4:45 pm you can watch a holiday movie “Frosty’s Winter Wonderland” and at 5:30 pm the tree lighting and fireworks will take place. Tyson’s Corner, November 15, 2018 at 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Join Tysons Corner Center, Lance Bass from *NSYNC, 97.1- WASH-FM’s Chili & Toby, … Continue reading Tree Lighting Ceremonies

Ice Skating

  Pentagon Row Outdoor Ice Skating, $FEE, the largest outdoor ice skating rink in NOVA, open late October until mid March, they have penguins available if kids need assistance. National Gallery of Art Ice Rink, $FEE, open November 16, 2018-March 10, 2019 Washington Harbour Ice Rink, $FEE, open mid November-mid March. DC Wharf Ice Rink, $FEE, Electronic payments only. The wharf ice rink is a … Continue reading Ice Skating

Libraries

Libraries are a great place to go with kids of all ages, including babies. Moms, if you are looking to venture out with your little one then head to a library. They have so much to offer and chances are, you’ll make new friends! Alexandria City multiple locations with a wide variety of FREE programs and daily events. Beatley Central Branch features a nice indoor play area for the … Continue reading Libraries

Rides (Miniature Trains, Carousels, & Wagons)

  Seasonal schedules may apply. Always check before going. National Mall $FEE National Harbor Carousel and The Capital Wheel  $FEE Zoo Conservation Carousel $FEE/FREE for FONZ members Lee District/Chessie’s Big Back Yard $FEE The carousel has a Chesapeake Bay theme with animals such as a turtle, frog, hummingbird and swan, in addition to traditional horses. Get ready to take a ride on the carousel that allows children … Continue reading Rides (Miniature Trains, Carousels, & Wagons)

Zoo/Farms/Colonial Farms

    National Zoo Free Admission/$25 parking, FONZ memberships perks include free parking, special events, unlimited carousel rides, discounts, and more. Daily programs will keep you informed on what’s happening, where, when, and how you can take part. The Zoo offers classes, camps, and snore and roar sleepovers for all ages.  Watch for seasonal events like Boo in the Zoo and Zoo Lights. The Zoo is home … Continue reading Zoo/Farms/Colonial Farms