Springtime in Washington, DC and Northern Virginia is a sight to behold. Trees are blossoming, the breeze is warm, and locals are out and about enjoying festivals and events. This year will feel even more special since some of the area’s most-loved festivals are returning for the first time in two years! From the sublime to the unique, here are five of our favorite springtime festivals in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC!
National Cherry Blossom Festival | March 20 – April 17, 2022
Tidal Basin | Washington, DC
One of the most unique festivals in the country, the National Cherry Blossom Festival celebrates the arrival of spring and the gift of these beautiful trees from Tokyo to Washington, DC in 1912. There are four weeks of food, fun, and cultural events during this world-renowned event.
Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival | April 22 – May 1, 2022
Various locations in Winchester, VA
In its 95th year, this festival celebrates the beauty of springtime and the apple blossoms in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley while showcasing the local agricultural heritage.
Passport DC | May 2022
During this month-long celebration of Washington, DC’s international culture, you can visit some of the 170+ foreign embassies along Embassy Row. Enjoy performances, music, food, and spirits during this unique event that only the nation’s capital can host.
Spring Wine Festival & Sunset Tour | May 13-15, 2022
Mount Vernon | Fairfax County, VA
This event is the most popular of the year at George Washington’s historic home! Come relax on the east lawn overlooking the Potomac River and enjoy unlimited samples of wines from Virginia’s first wineries.
Strawberry Jubilee Fest | May 21, 22, 28, 29 & 30, 2022
Great Country Farms | Loudoun County, VA
This family-friendly festival celebrates the royal strawberry with live music, farm contests, wagon rides, great food, and fun games! Local strawberries will be available for purchase in the Farm Market.
If you love attending festivals in Washington, DC and Northern Virginia, why not take advantage of ALL the benefits of living here? From exceptional schools to outstanding career opportunities, this area has it all. For more information about moving to Northern Virginia and finding the perfect home, contact the team at Dream Finders Homes. We can’t wait to welcome you to this beautiful (and festive!) area.