Not-To-Miss Events
Arlington's Local Vibes

Beyond our beloved holidays, we also have dynamic festivals year round. Providing fun for the whole family, these local events showcase our love of live music, good food and drink, and the rich cultures of our residents.

From circle dancing at Greek Fest to sampling local brews at Oktoberfest, the annual events in Washington metro area know how to show visitors a fine time.

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Area Events, Festivals & Holiday Celebrations

  • May - Washington, DC Green Festival
  • May - Saint Sophia Annual Greek Festival
  • June - Capital Pride Parade
  • June - Capital Jazz Fest
  • June - Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle
  • July - Fourth of July Parade
  • August - National Book Festival

Additional Area Events You Might Like

  • Friday's at the Fountain
  • Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Rally
  • Air Force Cycling Classic
  • International Children's Festival
  • Marine Corps Marathon
  • Presidential Inauguration
  • Army Ten-Miler
  • DC Jazz Festival
  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
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