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Cherry Blossom Festival

10 Spring Festivals That are Crazy Fun for Everyone

Clear your calendar because D.C. is jam packed with free family-friendly spring fests. Click through to discover some of our top picks.

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Celebrate Good Times! D.C.’s Best Shops for Your DIY Kids Party

If you’re planning a birthday bash for your little one, whether it’s the 1st or the 5th, there are plenty of great shops around the DC area that offer a wide selection of party-making materials–from invitations to decorations, kids activity/craft…

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Just Opened: Go Ape in Rock Creek Park

At Go Ape kids roam the trees through a course that includes a whopping forty-four obstacles, a Tarzan swing, a spider web, a skateboard hipline, and more!

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Steve F. Udvar-Hazy Center (a.k.a. the Air and Space Annex)

Beyond the Mall: Off-the-Beaten-Track Museums (That You Must Check Out)

As fabulous as the museum-filled National Mall is, there are equally awesome (and kid-friendly) museums in other parts of D.C. Here are six absolute favorites to check out this winter.

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6 Ways to Spend That Extra Hour of Daylight in the DMV

It’s been a looonnnggg winter, but finally Daylight Savings Time has come (don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead on March 8!). Check out our top spots for enjoying the extra hour of daylight around the District.

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Play It Close: Quick Trip Ideas for an Awesome Last Minute Spring Break

Guess what? You don’t have to travel too far from home to spark a sense of adventure into kiddo’s spring break. Here are a few hot spots close to home.

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Tacos, Stroller Ramps, and More! A Parent’s Guide to Glover Park

With an influx of families moving (or staying) in Glover Park, local businesses are offering loads more options for family fun.

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D.C.-Area Bakers That’ll Make Your Pinterest Dreams a Reality

We’ve rounded up some of the best homemade birthday cake builders in the DMV so that the amazing My Little Pony rainbow fondant cake or crazy-complicated LEGO cake can really shine at your party.

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The Ginormous Indoor Play Area You Have to See to Believe

They may sell backyard playgrounds, but this play space superstores’ main draw is their indoor free and open play sessions that give kids warehouse-size space to run, jump and climb.

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Found! The Best Summer Camp for Your One-of-a-Kind Kid

As days are thankfully getting longer, you’re already daydreaming about walks on the beach, backyard BBQs, and (wait for it) summer camp! Here are some cool picks to check out.

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Dad’s Day Out (With the Kids)

Here’s where pops and kiddos alike can go to get their sillies out—and then refuel.

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Instagram’s Coolest D.C. Moms (and Their Awesome Kids)

Get a sneak peak into the lives of other amazing, local moms as they document their daily lives inside the District via their inspirational Instagram feeds.

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Put Down the Paint Brush! Kid Craft Classes You Didn’t Know Existed

With our list of quirky craft classes, you can help your little artist learn things like jewelry-making, photography, spinning and fused glass design.

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19 Things You Must Do Around D.C. Before Your First Birthday

Leave the guesswork at the door. We’ve dug up 19 essential city spots, hidden gems and quintessential locales that every bambino-under-one should check out.

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6 Places to Pick Up a Pie…for Dinner

D.C. is a hotbed for bakeries and cafes that specialize in savory pies. One bite and you and the kiddos will think you’re hangin’ out in Grandma’s kitchen.

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