CHK has one outstanding pick this weekend: the Kingman Island Bluegrass and Folk Festival, happening May 4 , noon to 8 p.m. Want to introduce your kids to music festival fun? This is the one.
Details of interest to families:
- Kids 10 and under are free
- There will be a kids’ zone and outdoor activities
- Leashed dogs are allowed
- Food trucks will be there, including DC Slices, DC Taco Truck, Capital Chicken and Waffles and more
Details of interest to moms and dads:
- Craft beer and cocktails
This festival is an environmentally friendly event, with proceeds benefiting the stewardship of the island and educational programming. Festival organizers ask you to bring only reusable food and drink containers. No outside alcohol allowed. Festival organizers also encourage you to leave your car at home and walk, bike or take the streetcar to the festival. See more details here.