4 Things To Do In Washington This Weekend

on October 18, 2013

Maryland Renaissance Festival

If you are looking for things to do in Washington this weekend, you are in luck as there are a couple of must-see festivals taking place.

Bethesda Row Arts Festival
Bethesda and Woodmont Avenues, Bethesda MD)
Nearly 200 artists will exhibit ceramics, drawings, jewelry, paintings and photography from Saturday to Sunday along Woodmont Avenue. They say that it is never too early to start your Christmas shopping and the Bethesda Festival is sure to give you a few ideas for the art-lovers in your life.

Maryland Renaissance Festival
1821 Crownsville Rd.
Annapolis MD
Party like it’s 1520! Just kidding, but not really. If you love wearing tights and jousting, the Maryland Renaissance Festival in Crownsville is a great weekend option and it kicks off tomorrow and runs until Sunday.

Diwali Mela
2 Wisconsin Circle, Chevy Chase MD
While the Hindu festival of Diwali doesn’t take place until next month, you can get a jump start on the delicious cuisine and fun dancing at Indique Heights this Saturday. There will be plenty of Indian food, entertainment and drinks and small Festival of Lights.

1309 Fifth St. NE, Washington DC
Easily the event with the best name on our list, if you are a beer connoisseur, this Beer Festival in Union Market is precisely what you are looking for. Situated in the Union Market parking, Greg Engert, the beer expert behind brands like ChurchKey and Rustico selected 200 beers for “Snallygaster.” These include 16 gravity-poured casks of kellerbier from Franconia and bitter Berliner Weisse. The festival runs on Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m. Advance tickets that run between $30 and $50 are available here http://www.snallygasterdc.com