Weekend Happenings: April 3rd-5th

Spring is in full swing and Easter weekend is upon us! So whether Easter egg hunts are your style or you would rather see the Cherry Blossoms, there is something for everyone and every family this weekend!

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Washington, DC Events:

Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival 
Southwest Waterfront
cherry blossoms600 Water St SW, DC
Time: Saturday, 1-9pm (fireworks at 8:30pm)
Cost: FREE
This festival features free music, family friendly activities, live entertainment, delicious foods and more at multiple outdoor venues at the Southwest Waterfront. For a list of events and locations, visit their website.

International Pillow Fight Day
Washington Monument facing WWII Memorial
Time: Saturday, 3pm
Cost: FREE
Capitol Improv invites you to celebrate International Pillow Fight Day we So, bring your pillow, friends and family; and start swinging!

Madame Tussauds Egg Hunt easter egg hunt tussauds
Madame Tussauds DC
1001 F St NW, DC
Time: 7:30am, 8am, 8:30am, 9am
Cost: $25 for adults, FREE for kids
Visit Madame Tussauds for a fun and educational “eggs-ploration” through American History! Once children have collected the empty eggs, they can then trade them in at the end of the hunt for an Easter gift bag!

Sunrise Service at the Lincoln Memorial
Lincoln Memorial
Time: Sunday, 6:30am
Cost: FREE
Join Pastor Amos Dodge at the Lincoln Memorial on Easter morning for the 37th annual sunrise service, a “Washington Tradition”!

Color Vibe 2015 
RFK Stadium
2400 East Capitol St, DC
Time: Saturday, 9am
Cost: $30
Start stretching for the most colorful fun-filled day of your life! You’ll get blasted with color while you run the Color Vibe 5K and enjoy a dance party and color throw when you cross the finish line.
color vibe dc

Maryland Events:

Easter Egg Roll easter egg roll
Rose Hill Manor Park & Museums
1611 N Market St. Frederick

Time: Saturday, 11am-4pm
Cost: $5.00. Under the age of 2- free.
Bring your family out for a day of fun. Enjoy food and craft vendors as well as an Easter egg roll, games, pony rides and more!

Baltimore Farmer’s Market & Bazaar
baltimore farmers marketUnderneath the Jones Fall Expressway
At Holliday & Saratoga Streets

Time: Sundays thru December 20th from 7am to sell out (typically noon)
Cost: Free – prices vary on items available for purchase
Baltimore’s farmer’s market and bazaar is open for the season! There will be a huge variety of items available for purchase including fruits and vegetables, baked goods, dairy products, and dozens of food vendors! Vegan food items will be available.

Mary Sue Candies Bunny BonanZoo
The Maryland Zoo, Waterfowl Lake
1876 Mansion House Dr., Baltimore

Time: Friday thru Sunday, 10am-2pm
Cost: Free with Zoo admission
Bring your family for this annual event featuring egg hunts, games, crafts, live entertainment and more! There will also be a full schedule of animal enrichment where you can watch the animals get some Easter treats as well!
hunny bonanazoo

Virginia Events:

Falls Church Farmers Market 
falls church farmers marketFalls Church City Hall Parking Lot
300 Park Ave, Falls Church
Time: Saturday, 9am – 12pm
Cost: Free
Come celebrate the opening weekend for the Fall Church Farmers Market.  Every Saturday from April to December, shop from over 45 local farmers!  Also check out the monthly Chef Series, which brings chefs from restaurants all over the DMV to showcase recipes and share tastes using local and seasonal produce.

All The President’s Pups Walking Tour
George Washington’s Mt. Vernon Estate
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon
Time: Saturday, at 10am
Cost: $5.00
Bring your pup along for this 1.25-mile walking tour and explore canine life at Mount Vernon, from the first president’s dogs to the dogs that live at the estate today. The tour stops at five historic locations, including the West Gate. Along the way, learn about George Washington’s love for dogs and his dogs’ unusual names!  Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Herndon Easter Egg Hunt
Herndon Municipal Center
777 Lyn Street, Herndon
Time: Saturday, from 9:30am to 11:30am
Cost: $9 for Children ages 7 and under.
Children are invited to bring their parents for a fun-filled morning in the park hunting for eggs and meeting the Easter Bunny!  Register online or on site the day of the event.

Events at a Glance! Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • National Symphony Orchestra, Kennedy Center, Friday & Saturday
  • Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, Royal Farms Arena, Friday thru Sunday
  • UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas, Patriot Center, Saturday

Sports at a Glance! Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.

  • Washington Wizards vs. New York Knicks, Verizon Center, Friday
  • Washington Capitals vs. Ottawa Senators, Verizon Center, Saturday

Movies Opening this Weekend:

Furious 7furious 7
Duration: 137 Minutes
Genre: Action/Crime/Thriller
Deckard Shaw seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto and his family for the death of his brother.
Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jason Statham

Woman in Goldwoman in gold
Duration: 109 Minutes
Genre: Drama
Maria Altmann, an octogenarian Jewish refugee, takes on the government to recover artwork she believes rightfully belongs to her family.
Starring: Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes

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