Outdoor fitness, kid-friendly entertainment and baseball are just some of the summer activities in DC’s Capitol Riverfront / Navy Yard.
The Capitol Riverfront/Navy Yard area, affectionately known as Yards Park, is brimming with activity. If you’re looking to get fit this summer, try any of their outdoor fitness classes like morning yoga with Vida Fitness, Zumba with Balance Gym and even Jazzercise.
Sunday mornings include the Freshfarm Capitol Riverfront Farmer’s Market, which goes until 2 p.m. each week. Stop by for some of the best fresh produce and flowers out there.
Later in August, take the kids to “Kids in Canal,” a kid-friendly entertainment morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. August 2nd hosts the Rainbow Rock Band. There’s even an outdoor movie
Good eats, family friendly activities, game nights and block parties in Chevy Chase this summer!
Summer in Chevy Chase, MD offers plenty to do around the neighborhood. Grab some pizza at Comet Ping Pong for a fun dinner with the family or grab a pastry and a cup of coffee at Bread and Chocolate as you stroll down Connecticut Ave.
The Chevy Chase neighborhood library has plenty of events to choose from, including a Kids’ Chess Club at 5 p.m. and preschool story time as well as mystery book club. From free film screenings (La La Land is coming up on July 24th) and a preschool drive-in where kids create their own cardboard cars, spending the summer at the library is a great way to keep cool.
Take the kids to Barstons Child’s Play on Connecticut Ave
Arts, yoga, eateries and the summer celebration in the vibrant neighborhood of Adams Morgan in Washington, DC.
Adams Morgan's summers are full of things to do. For art lovers, there’s the D.C. Arts Center, an art gallery and performance space that supports local artists.
Studio DC, which hosts over 80 hot yoga and non-heated classes each week, is currently offering a $25 for 2 weeks newcomer special.
Work remotely on a hot summer day at Tryst and enjoy a cup of their delicious coffee. Summer nights are begging for a fun dinner at restaurants like Tail Up Goat, which serves Mediterranean food and tropical drinks.
Early in the summer are Adams Morgan Movie Nights, which air fun, family-friendly movies with delicious sweets from area eateries
Summer camps, zoo events, outdoor dining and various other summer events in the Cleveland Park area.
There’s always something to do in the tight-knit community of Cleveland Park. For kids wanting to have a super fun summer, there’s the Camp at the Cleveland Park Club. The camp runs through August 11th and offers old-fashioned, self-directed play with organized activities in an informal setting.
Cleveland Park is also home to a brand-new farmer’s market happening this summer. The Cleveland Park Citizens’ Association worked tirelessly to get this to fruition and now residents can enjoy neighborhood goodies every Saturday morning from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. The market is on the west side of Connecticut Ave. between Newark St. and the Upton Theater.
Festivals, farmers markets and other various summer events in the Capitol Hill area.
The vibrant Capitol Hill neighborhood is full of things to do this summer. Spend a weekend at Eastern Market, just steps from both the Eastern Market and Capitol South metros. Grab fresh food, handmade arts and crafts and check out any of the many events going on each and every weekend. (Eastern Market Potluck, Fresh Tuesday's Farmers Market, EMMS Fourth of July Movie Day to name a few.)
Buy a property in the neighborhood and be steps from great breakfast spots like Ted’s Bulletin (hello homemade Pop Tarts!) and District Doughnut (their doughnuts are not to be missed!). Grab an iced coffee and be ready to stroll through the gorgeous historic neighborhood.
Summer happenings (festivals, concerts, events, etc.) in Petworth.
Petworth is a vibrant, diverse community and something always seems to be happening in the neighborhood—festivals, concerts and more. Don’t miss the Petworth Park Summer Jam happening at the Petworth Recreation Center. The music festival, brought to you by Chris Burns, ROAM and supported by the Petworth Jazz Project will last until August.
Browse for local items at the Petworth Community Market with local artists, musicians and other vendors. The market runs Saturdays through November from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Located at the corner of 9th and Upshur Sts. NW, the market is quite popular in the summer months.
Head to the recurring Yoga at the Library at the Petworth Library all summer
Summer happenings (festivals, concerts, events, etc.) in Georgetown.
Looking to buy in Georgetown? You’ll want to hear about all these exciting summer happenings in the area. If you’re a movie buff, the Georgetown Business Improvement District will be holding their annual Sunset Cinema Summer Outdoor Movie Series. The schedule’s theme is all about celebrating women and women in the movies. Check out the lineup.
If you want to get a workout in, the Georgetown BID also hosts a Sunset Fitness in the Park series that begins June 7th and ends August 30th. Come for Core Power Yoga, Fuel Body Lab or barre3 classes. View class info.
Beginning June 5th, there is a weekly Sunday Farmer’s Market from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the corner of Wisconsin and P St. NW.
Outdoor movie festivals in DC are a summer tradition. Perhaps the most famous and well-attended with 15,000 people per movie is Screen on the Green. But DC is also fortunate to have NoMa Summer Screen, Capitol Riverfront Outdoor Movies, and U Street Outdoor Movies as well.
Screen on the Green is a free outdoor summer movie festival in DC held on the National Mall between 7th and 12th Streets. Residents and tourists bring blankets and picnics to the lawn to watch classic films on Monday nights on a huge 20 foot by 40 foot screen. Movies start at sunset (8:30 or 9 PM). But even though the flicks don’t start until dusk, people start to arrive at 5 PM to secure their lawn space. This year, Screen on the Green kicks off with the 1982 classic, E.T. the
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