Saturday, March 31, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m., on the National Mall near the intersection of 17th Street NW and Constitution Avenue NW
Watch colorful kites soar above the cherry blossoms. Bring your own kite or buy one. Children can also make their own at an activity station and there will be “pet comfort services,” including waste bag distribution, treats, and water stations using bowls with potable water. Competitions and demonstrations are also planned.
Saturday, April 7, 1–9:30 p.m., The Wharf
Formerly known as the Southwest Waterfront Fireworks Festival, Petalpalooza features interactive art installations, games and activities, live music, an 8:30 p.m. fireworks show (weather permitting) and more. Pets comfort services will be provided again (waste bag distribution, treats, and water stations using bowls with potable water), as well as a chance to meet to adoptable dogs from the Humane Rescue Alliance from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday, April 14, 10 a.m.–noon, on Constitution Avenue NW, from Ninth to 15th streets NW
The event is free, but $20 tickets to the grandstand are available. See more on the festival page. Read more about road closures here.
Saturday, March 24 to Sunday, April 8, noon–6 p.m. daily at the Ana Performance Stage