The DC Capitol Fair is a summer carnival featuring dozens of rides, games and attractions to bring family fun to the nation's capital. The event includes rides such as the Gravitron, the Dragon Wagon, and the Silver Streak, as well as games, free live entertainment and shows including Circus Flores, Lance Gifford’s Magic & Illusion Show, Las Vegas Hypnotist Show, Wild Wolves Show, Tiger Show, and more. The DC fair offers traditional favorite foods such as funnel cakes, candy apples, cotton candy, pizza, popcorn and special treats such as fried Oreos and fried candy bars.
Dates and Hours
Jun 27-July 6, 2014.
Friday, June 27: 6-11 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday, June 28-29: 2-11 p.m.
Monday, June 30 - Thursday, July 3: 6-11 p.m.
Friday, July 4 - Sunday, July 6: 2-11 p.m.
2400 East Capitol Street, SE.
The closest Metro station is Stadium-Armory.
On-site parking is available in Lot 7 for $5.
Admission to the carnival is $8.00; 2-for-1 coupons are available online until June 27. Unlimited ride passes and wristbands will be available at the event daily for $25, or $20 when purchased online.
You can enjoy good old-fashioned fairs and carnivals all summer long. There are a variety of events throughout the capital region. See the calendar of Maryland and Virginia County Fairs.