Best Things to Do in Maryland and DC this weekend: May 5-7

Best Things to Do in Maryland and DC this weekend: May 5-7

We are Ready for the Weekend!

Take a look at Our Picks for the Best Things to Do in Maryland and DC with the Kids!

B&O Railroad Museum Day Out with Thomas

UMBC Comic Con
May 5 | 11am
UMBC – Baltimore
A FREE event for the community where you can come and enjoy content related to comics and video games!

Summer Fridays
National Harbor
May 5 | 4pm
Play cornhole, Connect Four, giant Jenga, hula hoops, hopscotch, and more with family and friends. Enjoy performances by Bobby McKey’s, giveaways, and listen to the DJ spin your favorite summer jams.

First Fridays
Maryland Science Center
May 5 | 5pm
Cost: $10

Visit the Maryland Science Center for a discounted price and enjoy many exhibits and activities.

GreenFest 2017
Mt. Ennon Baptist Church – Clinton
May 6 | 9am
Outdoor event that will empower the community for greener living. Workshops, kids craft area, Green on the Screen short films and on-site document shredding (9:30 – 12:30; limit 4 boxes).

Stephen Decatur Middle – Clinton
May 6 | 9:30am
Enjoy a day of hand-on activities geared to ignite your child’s interest in STEM. Free activities include: Cryogenics Show, Chromatography, Robotics, Learn about DNA, Learn how to make ice cream, and hear from local STEM presenters. Free lunch & giveaways.

Naptown barBAYq Festival
Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds – Crownsville
May 6 | 10 am
Cost: $12 ages 12 and up/under 12 – FREE
Live music, great food and a KCBS sanctioned barbeque competition. It is a family affair with live music, kids’ activities in the Kid Korral, arts and crafts vendors and cooking demonstrations.

5th Annual African American Children’s Book Fair
May 6 | 10am
Reginald F. Lewis Museum – Baltimore
This is a fun-filled day focused on kids’ literature about African Americans and people of other ethnicities. Enjoy author readings, illustration workshops, performances, and art activities. Purchase hard-to-find titles in the Book Village.

2017 Spring Farm Festival
Alice Ferguson Foundation/ Hard Bargain Farm- Accokeek
May 6 | 11am
Cost: $5 per car
Enjoy a fun day in a country setting at Hard Bargain Farm, across from Mount Vernon and overlooking the Potomac River. Food, live music, crafts, local vendors, barnyard animals, demonstrations, kids activities, and more!

Super Hero Saturday Family Event
Tucker Road Community Center – Fort Washington
May 6 | 10am

Calling all Super Heroes to swoop in and activate their “special powers” to conquer a variety of FUN health & fitness challenges to save the world!

Granville Gude Park – Laurel
May 6 | 11am
Enjoy boating, games, food, entertainment, DJ, moon bounce, hayride, Joyful Motion dancers, costume characters and more.

Raptor Festival
May 6 | 12pm
Meadowside Nature Center – Rockville
Experience the thrill of seeing real owls, hawks, eagles and other predators up close and face to face! Explore the world of these beautiful birds through all kinds of games and crafts, flight demonstrations and presentations from local experts.

Miller Farms Farmer’s Market
National Harbor
Every Saturday and Sunday, May 6th – October 29th | 10am – 5pm
Miller Farms Farmer’s Market returns to National Harbor with their wide array of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, beautiful flowers and plants, and much more. Located on American Way by the fountain.

Salute the Sunset Concert Series featuring Navy Cruisers
National Harbor- Plaza
May 6 | 7pm
World-class performances by bands from the nation’s Armed Forces at National Harbor will stir the hearts and souls of civilians and military personnel alike, while their tuneful stylings in a variety of genres please music lovers of all ages.

Skating Under the Stars
Watkins Regional Park
May 6 | 8pm
Cost: $2-$3/Ages 5 & up

Show off your roller skating moves with friends and family under the stars.

Made in Maryland Festival
Kurtz’s Beach – Pasadena
May 7 | 12pm
Cost: $20 ages 13+/under 13 is free
Maryland-themed day on the bay will feature art & craft vendors, a fresh flower market, food trucks, regional wines & brews, mascot appearances by Mr. Boh, Poe the Raven, The Chesapeake Mermaid, a petting zoo, kids’ activities, live music and more.

Movies On The Potomac DOUBLE FEATURE – Finding Nemo & Finding Dory
National Harbor
May 7 | 4pm
Have an evening under the stars at Movies on the Potomac at National Harbor with double features, Finding Nemo & Finding Dory.

DC Events

Around the World Embassy Tour – Passport DC
May 6 | 10am
Embassy of Kazakhstan – 1401 16th St NW, Washington, DC
Participants travel the world as they experience the food, art, dance, fashion, music, innovations, and manufactured goods from different countries. More than 45 embassies opened their doors to visitors in 2015, allowing guests to pet alpacas, play with robots, learn indigenous dances, and more!

Have A Great Weekend!

Do you know of any events we should include? Please send them to

moms with tots logo

Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | Pinterest | YouTube Periscope