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Wolf Trap

Children’s Theatre-in-the-woods is Wolf Trap’s calendar of kid friendly musical events throughout the summer. From alphabet songs to ballet and story pirates, you’ll find something for kids of all ages. Schedule of events Hours: most events are at 10:30am on most […]

Geocaching

A real world treasure hunt! Take your kids on a exploration like no other with geocaching.com, basically it uses your location to give you clues to find treasures hidden around your area, creating a fun little treasure hunt that you can do […]

National Arboretum

Looking for a huge outdoor space to run around in, this is it! At the Arboretum you’ll find gardens, forests, monuments as well as the National Bonsai and Penjing Museum that houses a wonderful collection of bonsai (Japanese art) and […]

Discovery Theatre – Smithsonian

Located on the Mall by the Smithsonian Castle, the Discovery Theatre has an array of live performances geared towards the younger audience. Everything from fun music to get the kids moving to more cultural performances (also designed to be fun […]

Rise + Rhyme at Busboys and Poets

A fun and active storytime for kiddiwinkles under 5. Featured artists perform nursery rhymes and favorite songs to make this a really fun time for the little ones, which means you can enjoy your coffee! Link to website HOURS: 9:30-11am Every Monday […]

United States Botanic Garden

A beautiful outing no matter what time of year. They have a variety of exhibits inside the Conservatory that is nicely designed to walk around and learn about different varieties of plants, flowers and their environments. There is also a lovely […]

Flight Trampoline Park

If you have a kid that likes to bounce, you’ll love this! We like to go on weekday mornings (10am – 2pm) when the whole park is open for kids under 6. One adult can jump with a kid, which […]

Chinquapin Park Recreation Center

As well as lots of outdoor running around space the center has the following: • Soft playroom (kids 5 and under) • 25 meter pool • Fitness center • 3 racquetball courts • outdoor basketball and volleyball courts • 4 tennis courts • 4 open fields […]

Alexandria Colonial Kid’s Scavenger Hunt

Do you have a  young adventurer? This is a fun way for kids to enjoy the outdoors and learn a little history, so gather up a group of friends and divide into teams – you can create your own prizes too if you’re feeling creative. […]

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Old Town Alexandria Waterfront Parks

Old Town has an array of waterfront parks that vary in proximity to amenities. What they all have in common is they are all along the Mount Vernon bike trail (great if you’re out for a bike ride or stroller stroll) and they […]