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Fun Events to Attend at National Harbor

National Harbor Events

Summer is here, and weekends are the perfect time to spend a day or evening at National Harbor.

Here are just a few of the events you should check out if you’re planning on visiting National Harbor this summer:

Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Fest (This weekend, June 17-18) 60 beers, 40 bourbons and tons of barbecue. Visit National Harbor this weekend and get all-you-care-to-taste beer and bourbon while you enjoy an expansive barbecue selection, including pulled pork from whole hogs, ribs, brisket, chicken and sausage. Click here to see admission options.

Salute the Sunset Concert Series (Saturdays through September 24) Come out to National Harbor Plaza for FREE world-class performances by bands from our nation’s armed forces. Covering a number of genres, these performances are sure to please listeners of all ages. Check out the events calendar for performance times and information.

Open-Water Sunrise/Sunset Swimming (Sundays and Wednesdays) Offered by WaveOne Swimming, open-water sunrise and sunset swimming programs are great fun for strong swimmers and great training opportunities for competitive swimmers. These one-hour swims include a 300- to 400-meter marker course. Learn more and register for weekly memberships online.

Miller Farms Farmers Market (Saturdays and Sundays through September) Stop by National Harbor from 10am-5pm every weekend to get your fill of local fruits and vegetables plus baked goods, flowers, plants and much more from nearby Miller Farms.

Movies on the Potomac (Sundays and Thursdays through September) Forget family movie night at home — bring the kids to National Harbor and watch your favorite movies against the beautiful backdrop of the Potomac River every Sunday night at 6pm. If you’re looking for an affordable, enjoyable night out with your special someone, date night movies are shown every Thursday at 7pm.

Can’t make it to National Harbor? There are plenty of other great events and entertainment opportunities nearby. Take a look at some of the other local amenities that are so close to home when you live at BeechTree.