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Earth Day 2009 in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia
The Washington, DC metropolitan area has a variety of Earth Day activities that make caring for the planet fun for all ages. Find Earth Day events in Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia.

Smithsonian Kite Festival 2009 on the National Mall in Washington, DC
The Smithsonian Kite Festival, an annual event that is a part of the festivities at the National Cherry Blossom Festival on the National Mall in Washington, DC. Kite enthusiasts show off their stunt skills and compete for awards in over 36 categories.

Emancipation Day 2009 in Washington, DC
Emancipation Day commemorates the day (April 16, 1862) when Abraham Lincoln granted about 3,100 enslaved people living in Washington, DC their freedom, nine months before issuing the Emancipation Proclamation.

Marian Anderson Concert 2009
The Marian Anderson Tribute Concert at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, DC will honor the legacy of Abraham Lincoln and the civil rights movement. The concert on Easter Sunday is one of the signature events of the Lincoln Bicentennial

African American Family Celebration at the National Zoo
The National Zoo and Friends of the National Zoo host an African American Family Celebration each year on Easter Monday. The Washington, DC event includes traditional Easter activities for families, such as an Easter egg hunt, Easter-themed games and a visit from the Easter bunny!

Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival
Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival is the final major event of the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC. The Sakura Matsuri Japanese Street Festival is the biggest Japanese street party in the nation.

National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade 2009
The National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, DC. Watch marching bands, dance and drumming performance teams from Japan and the United States, musical performances, clowns, horses, antique cars and mascots and much more.

DC Design House 2009
DC Design House is an annual project that brings together Washington, DC’s top interior designers to transform and showcase a house using the best in today’s home renovation and design ideas. This year’s DC Design House is also a featured home on the Georgetown House Tour.

Washington Home and Garden Show
Washington Home and Garden Show, See hundreds of home and garden displays at the Washington Home and Garden Show in Washington, DC

Mardi Gras Celebrations in Washington, DC
Celebrate Mardi Gras at a special event in Washington, DC, Mardi Gras parties, balls, parades, family days and more.

Fairfax County Fair 2009– Frying Pan Park
Fairfax County Fair 2009 at Frying Pan Park, Herndon, Virginia is two family fun events - The Fairfax 4-H Fair and the Frying Pan Park Farm Show.

Howard County Fair
The Howard County Fair is an American tradition of good, wholesome fun including livestock exhibits, carnival rides and games, musical entertainment, educational demonstrations, and an animal petting zoo.

Prince William County Fair
The Prince William County Fair dates back to 1949 and today is Virginia's largest County Fair. The annual county fair in Manassas, Virginia includes livestock exhibits, a Civil War encampment, a variety of midway shows, truck and tractor pulls, a rodeo, demolition derbies, baby contests, pet shows, live music, storytelling, games and rides.

Frederick County Fair in Frederick, Maryland
The Frederick County Fair in Frederick, Maryland, also known as the Great Frederick Fair, features live entertainment, tractor pulls, carnival rides, an equine expo and showcase, agricultural events, educational activities, contests, food and lots more.

Anne Arundel County Fair - Crownsville, Maryland
Anne Arundel County Fair in Crownsville, Maryland features carnival rides and games, animal exhibits, monster trucks, pony rides, garden tractor pulls, pig races, pie eating contests, a talent show, live music and much more. Find information about the Anne Arundel County Fair including tickets, hours, entertainment.

Loudoun County Fair
Loudoun County Fair-Kiss A Pig in Leesburg, Virginia at the annual agricultural fair at Loudoun County Fairgrounds

March for Life – Washington, DC
The March for Life is an annual gathering of pro-life Americans held in Washington, DC each January on the anniversary of the date of the Supreme Court’s infamous 1973 Roe v. Wade decision.

2009 Chinese New Year in Washington, DC
Washington, DC celebrates the Chinese New Year with a Chinese New Year Parade, Chinese Dragon Dances,live musical performances, and more.

Inaugural Balls 2009 - A Guide to Inaugural Balls and Galas
Find information about Inaugural Balls and Galas celebrating the inauguration of Barack Obama, Official inaugural balls, State Society Balls, unofficial galas and parties

Presidential Inauguration 2009
The 2009 Presidential Inauguration was a week of festivities in Washington, DC including the Presidential Swearing-in Ceremony, Inaugural Address, Inaugural Parade and a night of Inaugural Balls and galas honoring Barack Obama as the President of the United States.

Inauguration Parade 2009
Find details about the 2009 Presidential Inauguration Parade in Washington, DC, finding inaugural parade viewing information, parking, security information and more.

Martin Luther King Day of Service in Washington, DC
Martin Luther King Day of Service was designated by Congress in 1994 transforming the holiday into a national day of community service. Serve DC and the Office of the Secretary ask for volunteers to take part in a day that keeps alive the legacy of service in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Volunteers will participate in over 1300 projects that spread throughout DC’s 8 wards.

2009 Washington Boat Show
See hundreds of boats an boat products at the Washington Boat Show at the Washington Convention Center.

Imagination Bethesda
Imagination Bethesda is a children’s street festival in Bethesda, Maryland celebrating children and the arts, including musical performances, dance troupes, roving entertainment and hands-on art & craft activities.

Bethesda Fine Arts Festival
Bethesda Fine Arts Festival, a two-day event, highlights 130 contemporary artists showcasing painting, drawing, photography, furniture, jewelry, mixed media and ceramics.

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