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From Georgetown to Prince George’s County, there’s plenty to do in July around the DMV.


(1) Summer Concerts in the Park Continues in Falls Church

Description: “Beginning on June 17, enjoy live music from local bands and musicians every Thursday night starting at 7:00 p.m. in Cherry Hill Park (312 Park Ave.) Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or folding chairs and a picnic dinner to the concerts. Advanced registration is no longer required.”

(2) Georgetown Glow

When: July 16 – September 26, 2021

Description: “Set against the historic backdrop of DC’s oldest neighborhood, GLOW in Georgetown is the region’s only free curated outdoor public light art experience. Established in 2014, the innovative exhibition has quickly become one of DC’s most anticipated events each year. The 7th edition of GLOW welcomes Summer GLOW featuring four local artists and alley activations.

(3) DC DPR Back to Summer Block Parties

Description: “We will be hosting parties at rec centers and parks across all Wards from June until August. With multiple locations each week, you can always find DPR fun on a block near you.”

Click here, for the list of block parties and locations.


(4) Movies on the Potomac at the National Harbor Plaza

Description: Every Thursday, bring your chairs, grab food from one of our delicious restaurants, and meet us at the Plaza screen for free fun!

(5) Films in the Park at the Mosaic in Fairfax

Description: “It’s a summer of love here at Mosaic District and we are excited to bring back Films in the Park every Thursday evening through September 2 for the perfect date night under the stars. Film lovers can watch their favorite flicks on the larger-than-life outdoor screen while sitting picnic style in Strawberry Park.”


7/15  Grease (1978, 1h 50min, PG)

7/22  Moana (2016, 1h 47min, PG)

7/29  Miracle (2004, 2h 15min, PG)

(6) Montgomery County – TGIF Concert Series

Description: “The free concert series takes place on the second and fourth Fridays through September.

(7) 100th Anniversary of Glen Echo Park Carousel

When: Saturday, July 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Description: “For the third monthly Carousel Family Day, the Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture and the Washington Conservatory of Music, a nationally accredited community music school in Glen Echo Park, present a day of free musical events.” – WJLA

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