The Best Spring Break Activities in the Washington DC Area

Those of you looking to plan the best spring break in DC have plenty of fun activities to choose from. If events are your thing, then have a look at this list of exciting local festivities taking place around town this spring. From annual festivals to highly anticipated concerts, these are some of DC’s best spring break events of 2018.

The DC Shamrock Festival
March 17th

St. Patrick’s Day in Washington, DC is always made special by the annual Shamrock festival. This outdoor party features rock bands performing live oldies hits, carnival rides, games, and Irish step dancing performances. Those of you spending a March spring break in DC should absolutely come out for this beloved celebration.

Demi Lovato & DJ Khaled
March 24th

Two of the biggest names in pop music are landing in DC smack dab in the middle of spring break for a show this March. Performing at the Capital One Arena in the heart of Washington, DC, the duo will share hits like “Made in the USA” and “Wild Thoughts” for what’s sure to be one hyped-up crowd.

The DC Cherry Blossom Festival
March 20 – April 15th

An old gift from the country of Japan, DC’s cherry blossom trees have become a beloved staple of the city’s spring season. Some of the events that will make up the nearly month-long festival will include a parade, fireworks show, and of course the annual bloom of these pink-leaved marvels.

Washington Nationals Home Opener
April 5th

One of the age-old signs that spring has arrived is a baseball game, and luckily, we have one of the best teams in the country. The Washington Nationals will play their home opener against the hotly contested New York Mets early this April, making it a great way to while away a sunny afternoon in DC.

Lorde In DC
April 8th

The hit singer behind the single “Royals,” and the album Pure Heroine comes to DC this April, and will surely attract a massive crowd of spring breakers. Come on out for what’s sure to be a heart-warming, and energetic performance.