August is Hot and So is The Washington, DC Festival Calendar


If you’re in the Washington, DC area, get ready to mark your calendars! Festivals are always going on the Washington, DC, Maryland, and Virginia areas, so don’t miss out on your opportunity to attend some of them. Read about these various, fun festivals going on this August to plan your next trip!

Friendship Firehouse Festival

Bring the family to Alexandria, Virginia to attend this year’s Friendship Firehouse Festival. This event is held each Summer to celebrate the role firefighters have played throughout history! The festival is proudly hosted by the Friendship Firehouse Museum with FREE admission. Come out this August 6th from 9 AM-2 PM for a day full of fun. Antique fire apparatus, craft booths, and merchant displays will all be featured. Children will receive free fire helmets to make them really feel like a “co-passenger” inside the city’s fire trucks! Tours of the museum will also be available alongside the outdoor activities.

Montgomery County Agricultural Fair

Plan your trip to Gaithersburg, Maryland this August for the Montgomery County Agricultural Fair. Don’t miss your chance to party with the animals August 9-11, 2017! This fair has been known to be the largest fair in the state of Maryland, so take this opportunity to see the farm life of Montgomery while having a blast! Entertainment, food, fun activities, and LIVE animals will be there for all ages to enjoy. General admission is $10 if you buy them online prior, but $12 at the gate. Children ages 11 and under are free. Get your tickets today and spend a day full of fun, animals, and family-time!

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DC Beer Week

Save the date for the ultimate craft beer tasting experience this August at DC Beer Week. Enjoy hundreds of venues from the Washington DC, Virginia, and Maryland area hosting beer related events, beer dinners, tastings, seminars, and more. Event sponsors will be holding exciting events all through out the week. Click here for more information about sponsors/become one. Celebrate the local craft of the beer community and plan your week of responsible drinking!

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Comcast Outdoor Film Festival

If you love a good movie, then plan to attend the Comcast Outdoor Film Festival of North Bethesda, Maryland. Grab a buddy or the whole family to enjoy the 21st anniversary of this movie event! Three nights of featured movies and fun will all be happening on August 24-26, 2017. Food and snacks will also be available for purchase. So don’t forget to plan to come to this FREE event; gates are open to the public at 7:30 PM and movie will begin at dusk. Everybody’s favorite movies like Moana, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and The Lego Batman Movie are in store for this Summer. Just when you thought this event couldn’t get any better, these three nights of free family flicks will be benefiting the NIH Children’s Charities!

Visit Warrenton Toyota

After attending all these exciting events, head over to Warrenton Toyota for all of your vehicle needs. Our friendly staff will be more than happy to assist you in finding the perfect car!

August 1, 2017
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