Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with concerts, parades and more!
WASHINGTON, DC EVENTS
Kennedy Center Open House: Celebrating JFK at 100
2700 F St., DC
Time: Saturday, 12-10pm
As a tribute to their namesake, the Kennedy Center celebrates JFK’s birthday by opening their doors for a special array of performances and activities: unique contemporary and experimental dance, a wide range of music and even skateboarding!
National Memorial Day Concert
West Lawn of the US Capitol
Time: Sunday, 8-9:30pm (admission gates open at 5pm)
This annual event, also broadcast live on PBS, serves as a musical mission to unite the country in remembrance and appreciation of the fallen and to serve those who are grieving. Salutes, speeches, songs and scores of entertainment will light up the Capitol.
National Memorial Day Parade
Between 7th and 17th Sts, DC.
Time: Monday, 2pm
Join the festivities and honor our fallen heroes at the largest Memorial Day parade in the country. In addition to the commemorative floats and traditional features of the parade, come enjoy celebrity musical performances from Daughtry, Tom Dixon and more.
Chestertown Colonial Tea Party Festival
Time: Friday, 5:30-9pm; Saturday, 6:30am-5pm; Sunday, 10am-4pm; Monday, 10am
Celebrate the USA with races, parades, a wine and beer tasting and more!
Stars and Stripes Festival
3825 Gordon Stinnett Ave., Chesapeake Beach
Time: Saturday, 10am; Sunday, 11am-4pm; Monday, 10am
Honor our country and those who serve it! Pay homage to the fallen soldiers of World War I, enjoy fun and educational activities and enjoy the annual Memorial Day Ceremony.
Good Life Feastival
12820 Long Green Pike., Hydes
Time: Saturday and Sunday, 12-5pm
Cost: $10; kids under 16 are FREE
Kick off farmer’s market season with vendors, hayrides, live music and a wine tasting!
Open Late Concert Series- After Party Band
National Sporting Library and Museum
102 The Plains Rd., Middlesburg
Time: Friday, 6-8pm
Grab your picnic basket and head to the National Sporting Library and Museum for a smooth night of music and tasty treats. The After Party Band will be playing and Hammerdown BBQ will be cooking! Food and music are free, but if you want to spice things up, other food stations and a cash bar will be open. Glass containers are prohibited.
Karaoke Night in the Republic
Brew Republic Bierwerks Tap Room
15201 Potomac Town Place Ste. 120, Woodbridge
Time: Friday 7:30-10:30pm
Have you always wanted to be a Rockstar? Well, test out your talents this weekend at Bew Republic Bierwerks Tap Room. With endless options of liquid courage, you and your friends can put on the performance of a lifetime!
Town of Vienna
Church St. NW, Vienna
Time: Saturday and Sunday, 10am-10pm
Join in with the Memorial Day weekend fun at ViVa Vienna. Your family can enjoy the rides, food, a Memorial Day Tribute, and performances all while helping your community. All proceeds will be donated to local charities in need.
CONCERTS, THEATRE, & SPORTING EVENTS AT A GLANCE
Contact your concierge for pricing and availability.
- Ottmar Liebert & Luna Negra, Birchmere, Friday
- An Evening with The Seldom Scene, Birchmere, Sunday
- The Chaincmokers, Merriweather, Friday
- Maryland Death Fest, Rams Head Live, Friday – Sunday
- Audra McDonald, Strathmore, Fridaay
- Fifth harmony, Wolftrap, Saturday
- Orioles VS. Astros, Friday – Sunday
- Nationals VS. Padres Friday – Sunday
MOVIES OPENING THIS WEEKEND
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales
Duration: 129 Minutes
Captain Jack Sparrow finds the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost pirates led by his old nemesis, Captain Salazar, escape from the Devil’s Triangle determined to kill every pirate at sea. Captain Jack’s only hope for survival lies in seeking out the legendary Trident of Poseidon, a powerful artifact that bestows upon its possessor total control over the seas.
Starring: Johnny Depp, Geoffrey Rush, Keira Knightly, Orlando Bloom
Duration: 116 Minutes
A new hotshot lifeguard butts heads with the infamous, badass, and universally loved Mitch Buchannon, head lifeguard of BAYWATCH Miami. Although the bay seems like any other beach, mysterious activity arises at a local beach club, leading Mitch to believe his bay is in danger, and his team must come together to save it
Starring: Dwayne Johnson, Zac Effron, Alexandra Daddario, Priyanka Chopra