WASHINGTON — Thursday, July 11
When: 7-8:30 p.m.
Where: National Arboretum
Part of the Friends of the National Arboretum's Summer concert series, this Friday will feature the DMV Hip Hop Orchestra. Dance to the music while enjoying the lovely scenery the Arboretum has to offer.
Friday, July 12
When: 7:30 p.m.
Where: 1604 19th St NW (Dupont Circle)
Bike through the D.C. area at night to celebrate the Bike Party's 12th birthday. Come in your best party gear and bike around the D.C. area- birthday party style!
When: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Chinatown Park
The DowntownDC Business Improvement District will kick off their Chinatown Block Party series that will happen every Friday until August 8. This Friday, enjoy live music and participate in activities that include double dutch, a dance workshop and more.
Saturday, July 13
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday
Where: Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens
The annual Lotus and Water Lily Festival is back in town. Immerse yourself in various cultures, while enjoying a variety of activities including live music and arts and crafts and of course, admiring the beautiful Lotus and Water Lily flowers.
When: At sunset
Where: 2501 9th Road S., Arlington
Bring a blanket with a few snacks and enjoy the captivating animated movie, Into the Spiderverse. The movie will begin at sundown if weather permits.
Sunday, July 14
When: 2 - 4 p.m.
Where: Opaline Bar & Brasserie, 806 15th St. NW
Bring France to the DMV! Celebrate Bastille Day at the 2nd annual Bastille Day Picnic. Enjoy French cuisine, music and more. Dress in the hottest Parisian fashion, because prizes will be awarded to the best French attire.
When: 2-8 p.m.
Where: Silver Spring Veterans Plaza
Let your creative mind thrive at the Silver Spring Arts + Crafts Fair! Enjoy the crafts of over 60 vendors along with food, desserts and live performances.