There are so many fun things to do this June in DC, Virginia, and Maryland — check out a few of our suggestions below and start adventuring!
Fredericksburg Nationals Baseball Game
Virginia Credit Union Stadium
June 1 – 4, 6 – 11, & 28 – 30
Whether you’re a die-hard baseball fan or simply seeking a fun outing with family and friends, a visit to a Fredericksburg Nationals game at Virginia Credit Union Stadium is a must. The state-of-the-art stadium was opened just two years ago, making it one of the newest and nicest in all of Minor League Baseball. Join the crowd, indulge in classic ballpark snacks, and root, root, root for the home team!
Sandy Spring Museum Strawberry Festival
17901 Bentley Rd, Sandy Spring, MD
Sandy Spring, MD
From freshly picked strawberries to mouthwatering strawberry treats, you’ll find a wide array of culinary delights to satisfy your cravings. Enjoy live music, explore artisan vendors showcasing their crafts, and engage in fun activities for the whole family.
One Loudoun: Carnival at Uptown
44605 Russell Branch Pkwy, Ashburn, VA
June 7 – 25
Who doesn’t love a good carnival?! They’ll have rides, games, prizes, and more. It’s a great getaway for the whole family and can be enjoyed by people of all ages.
Horse & Horsepower Car Show at Upperville
8600 John S. Mosby Hwy. Upperville, VA
June 8 – 10
This unique event brings together two beloved passions in an exciting display of beauty and horsepower. Explore the stunning grounds of Upperville, Virginia, as you admire a wide array of classic cars meticulously restored to their former glory. As you stroll through the show, you’ll also have the chance to witness majestic horses in action, adding an extra touch of grace to the event.
Mount Vernon Summer Fest
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria, VA
June 9 – 10
Hosted at one of the area’s most regal and iconic venues, the Mount Vernon Summer Fest is a fun opportunity to hang out and enjoy drinks after hours at George and Martha Washington’s famous estate. Your ticket includes a commemorative tasting cup and 8 tasting tickets, with live music and plenty of food to choose from.
Children’s Summer Reading Festival
9520 Richmond Highway, Lorton, VA
Attention all bookworms and young readers! This fun-filled event, held at the Lorton Library, invites children of all ages to immerse themselves in the world of books and storytelling. With a wide range of interactive activities, workshops, and author signings, this festival is the perfect way to ignite a love for reading in children.
St. Theodore Greek Cultural Festival
St. Theodore Greek Orthodox Church
7101 Cipriano Rd, Lanham, MD
June 16 – 18
Located in a beautiful setting, this annual event promises fun for everyone. Indulge in mouthwatering food from various vendors, offering a delectable array of treats — plus live music, carnival rides, and more! Get ready for a memorable weekend filled with laughter, delicious food, and joyful celebrations.
Family Day and Outdoor Aviation Display
National Air & Space Museum
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, 14390 Air and Space Museum Pkwy, Chantilly, VA
Discover the wonders of flight at the National Air and Space Museum’s “Innovations in Flight” event. This captivating event showcases the cutting-edge advancements in aviation and aerospace technology. From the thrill of seeing historic aircraft up close to experiencing interactive exhibits and engaging presentations, there is something for aviation enthusiasts of all ages.
Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle
Pennsylvania Avenue between 3rd and 7th streets NW
June 24 – 25
If you like barbecue (or just friendly competition), this is a can’t miss event for a DMV resident. Dozens of pit masters, local restaurants, and musicians shut down historic Pennsylvania Avenue downtown. Get ready for great vibes, live music, and even better food.
Manassas Bee Festival
Liberia House and Grounds
8601 Portner Avenue, Manassas, VA
Join in on the family-friendly fun at the third annual Manassas Bee Festival! This buzzing event offers a wide range of activities and attractions for all ages. From a lively costume parade and delicious food trucks to a tranquil mead garden and captivating live music, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. The festival aims to raise awareness about the importance of planting native species and preserving declining pollinators.