Washington DC is bursting with art festivals, food fests, and other entertaining celebrations that are family friendly. The historical buildings create the perfect haven to fill your events calendar with.
January starts off the New Year with the Winter Family Festival at the famous Smithsonian American Art Museum. Not only are feathered friends presented in grand style, but creating Birds in Contemporary Art is a winter treat. The fun takes place on January 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dance the night away with jazz, R&B soul, and a touch of Mexican melodies at the Barns at Wolf Trap. Located just outside of DC's city limits, Vienna offers a lain back atmosphere where whoops and feet stomping are welcome. The popular group, The Iguanas, are well known for their party starting Bourbon street style. Located in a historic barn, carnivals will come to mind on January 16 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Many arts festivals are active during the winter months and the Buyers Market American Craft Show will not be a disappointment. Scheduled from January 16 through 19, the Walter E. Washington Convention Center is filled with artists and retailers from all over the country. The creative and hand-made items and paintings gets better each year with 2015 being the 30th season.
No trip would be complete with the film festivals that dazzle and amaze. The DC Independent Film Festival is a tradition of extraordinary features and documentaries, featuring an array of countries and subjects of interest. This event takes place from February 25 through March 1 and will leave an amazing mark in your memory.
Visit FindFestival.com for more details on these upcoming events held in and around our nation's capital, Washington, D.C.