Things to Do for Memorial Day Weekend 2013 in the DC Area

1. Jazz in the Garden: This free concert series will kick off Memorial Day weekend, and features a multitude of jazz artist and a variety of styles. Listen to salsa, blusion, afrofunk and more, held every Friday at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden. For its 13th year, Ruthie and the Wranglers will perform. May 24, 5-8:30pm, for more info go to nga.gov.

2. National Memorial Day Concert: Celebrate Memorial Day with honor at the *free* National Memorial Day Concert by the National Symphony Orchestra. Featuring appearances by singer/songwriter Chris Mann, plus mezzo-soprano Katherine Jenkins (and more), one can truly honor the servicemen and women while listening to classical tunes on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capital building. May 26, 8pm, for more info go to pbs.org/memorialdayconcert.

3. Delaplane Strawberry Festival: Strawberries are a mercurial fruit, only sprouting for about one good month of the year. That’s all the more reason to head to the Strawberry Festival in Delaplane, VA, for their annual event. How can you pass up fresh fruit, sweet sundaes, strawberry shortcake and a slew of family activities? Answer: you can’t. May 25-2610am-5pm, for more info call 540-592-3556.

4. Dubsplash: Womp-womp-womp your way over to the Capital Skyline Hotel for the first of many “Dubsplash” pool party events. Held every Saturday and Sunday, folks can enjoy DJs, cocktails, food, and whatever else it is young people do when they get drunk and go swimming together. May 25-2611am-9pm, for more information go to capitalskyline.com, or call 202-488-7500.

Memorial Day Weekend 2013 Events in the DC Area

Event Category Date City
Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals MLB 5/24/13 DC
Knife Party with Des McMahon and Jack Beats Concert 5/24/13 DC
Washington National Opera: Show Boat – Washington Broadway 5/24/13 DC
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/24/13 Arlington
10000 Maniacs Concert 5/24/13 Alexandria
Boysetsfire with No Trigger and Light Years and Pentimento and Maker Concert 5/24/13 Washington
International Contemporary Ensemble – Washington Classical 5/24/13 DC
Victoria Vox Concert 5/24/13 DC
Honor By August Concert 5/24/13 DC
The Kalob Griffin Band Concert 5/24/13 DC
International Contemporary Ensemble – Washington Classical 5/24/13 DC
Crime And Pun-ishment – Washington Theater 5/24/13 DC
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum – Washington Theater 5/24/13 DC
Other Desert Cities – Washington Broadway 5/24/13 DC
Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody Comedy 5/24/13 Silver Spring
Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody Comedy 5/24/13 Silver Spring
The Real Thing – Washington Theater 5/24/13 DC
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/24/13 Arlington
Todd Terry with John Johnson Conert 5/24/13 DC
SWV Concert 5/24/13 DC
Corcoran Gallery Of Art Museum Admission – Washington Theater 5/24/13 DC
10000 Maniacs Music Festival 5/24/13 Alexandria
DJ Dredd Concert 5/24/13 DC
Honor By August with Jesse Ruben Concert 5/24/13 DC
Victoria Vox Concert 5/24/13 DC
Seryn Concert 5/24/13 DC
Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals MLB 5/25/13 DC
Portland Timbers at DC United MLS 5/25/13 DC
Washington National Opera: Show Boat – Washington Broadway 5/25/13 DC
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/25/13 Arlington
Eric Roberson with Anami Jordan Concert 5/25/13 Alexandria
The UV Race Concert 5/25/13 DC
The Guardsman – Washington Broadway 5/25/13 DC
Crime And Pun-ishment – Washington Theater 5/25/13 DC
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum – Washington Theater 5/25/13 DC
Other Desert Cities – Washington Broadway 5/25/13 DC
Other Desert Cities – Washington Broadway 5/25/13 DC
The Real Thing – Washington Theater 5/25/13 DC
Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody Comedy 5/25/13 Silver Spring
Spank! The Fifty Shades Parody Comedy 5/25/13 Silver Spring
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/25/13 Arlington
Sharif Concert 5/25/13 Arlington
Total Control with The UV Race Concert 5/25/13 DC
Burlesque-A-Pades Concert 5/25/13 DC
Chris Hardwick Comedy 5/25/13 DC
Dreamscape with BT Concert 5/25/13 DC
Hector Ayerdiz Concert 5/25/13 DC
Ellen Allien Concert 5/25/13 DC
JEFF the Brotherhood with Hunters Concert 5/25/13 DC
Beacon Concert 5/25/13 DC
Bethesda Concert 5/25/13 DC
Basscamp Concert 5/25/13 DC
Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals MLB 5/26/13 DC
Kelly Rowland with The Dream and The-Dream Concert 5/26/13 DC
2 Chainz with Backyard Band Concert 5/26/13 DC
Show Boat – Washington Broadway 5/26/13 DC
Maryland Death Fest Music Festival 5/26/13 DC
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/26/13 Arlington
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/26/13 Arlington
The Guardsman – Washington Broadway 5/26/13 DC
Crime And Pun-ishment – Washington Theater 5/26/13 DC
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum – Washington Theater 5/26/13 DC
Washington National Opera: Show Boat – Washington Opera 5/26/13 DC
Other Desert Cities – Washington Broaday 5/26/13 DC
Other Desert Cities – Washington Broadway 5/26/13 DC
The Real Thing – Washington Theater 5/26/13 DC
The Real Thing – Washington Theater 5/26/13 DC
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/26/13 Arlington
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/26/13 Arlington
Sunday Gospel Brunch Concert 5/26/13 DC
A Drag Salute To The Divas Concert 5/26/13 DC
Corcoran Gallery Of Art Museum Admission – Washington Theater 5/26/13 DC
Biggest Fashion Show of the Year – Baltimore Theater 5/26/13 DC
Anders & Kendall Concert 5/26/13 Arlington
Carlo Lio Concert 5/26/13 DC
Leandria Johnson Concert 5/26/13 DC
DJ Jahsonic with Stylus Concert 5/26/13 DC
The Bisht Comedy Tour Comedy 5/26/13 DC
Baltimore Orioles at Washington Nationals MLB 5/27/13 DC
Eastern Conf Semifinals: TBD at Washington Capitals – Home Game 3 (Date TBA) NHL 5/27/13 DC
The Guardsman – Washington Broadway 5/27/13 DC
Crime And Pun-ishment – Washington Theater 5/27/13 DC
Madame Tussauds Wax Museum – Washington Theater 5/27/13 DC
Blank realm Concert 5/27/13 DC
The Pro Letarians Concert 5/27/13 DC

Top 10 Memorial Day Weekend Events in the DC Area

Event Category Date City
Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals MLB 5/24/13 DC
Knife Party with Des McMahon and Jack Beats Concert 5/24/13 DC
Washington National Opera: Show Boat – Washington Broadway 5/24/13 DC
Company – Arlington Broadway 5/24/13 Arlington
Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals MLB 5/25/13 DC
Portland Timbers at DC United MLS 5/25/13 DC
Washington National Opera: Show Boat – Washington Broadway 5/25/13 DC
Philadelphia Phillies at Washington Nationals MLB 5/26/13 DC
Kelly Rowland with The Dream and The-Dream Concert 5/26/13 DC
2 Chainz with Backyard Band Concert 5/26/13 DC
Show Boat – Washington Broadway 5/26/13 DC
Baltimore Orioles at Washington Nationals MLB 5/27/13 DC
Eastern Conf Semifinals: TBD at Washington Capitals – Home Game 3 (Date TBA) NHL 5/27/13 DC

Memorial Day Weekend 2013 Concerts in the DC Area

Memorial Day Weekend Movies in the DC Area

Movies Opening In Theaters:

Fast & Furious 6

The Hangover Part III

Now You See Me

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