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Weekend Picks

By: Claude

Jerry's Pick

Fairfax Family Festival 

Summer is all about family fun.  You’re invited to the Fairfax Family Festival.  It’s a free festival that features inflatables, a bounce and slide, balloon animals, and lots of games.  All the activities are free.  The organizers want you to know that everything is spread out so you can enjoy it without a big crowd.  The event is stroller and wheelchair friendly.  There will also be local restaurants and food trucks n site.  It happens on Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at 11230 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA.  There’s more information available here.


Claude's Pick

You can catch live music, food vendors and fireworks as The city of Alexandria will celebrate its 273rd birthday while jointly having a belated birthday party for the country this Saturday (July 9th) from 6pm to 9:45pm. This is free event, attendees are asked to leave their pets at home and refrain from smoking at the event. Learn more here.


Blanca's Pick 

The 10th Annual Drive-In at Union Market is back. A DC “must-do,” the series of six movies launches May 13, and will continue on the second Friday of every month through October 14. Each movie showing costs $20 per car.

Friday, July 8 | FERRIS BUELLER’S DAY OFF A high school wise guy is determined to have a day off from school, despite what the Principal thinks of that. Rated PG-13 8:00 pm parking lot opens, 9:00 pm parking lot closes, 9:00 pm MOVIE STARTS


The Drive-In at Union Market - Union Market District (unionmarketdc.com)