As the summer season comes to a close, the Washington, DC metropolitan area (DMV) is bustling with exciting events to make the most of the remaining days of sunshine and warmth. Whether you’re an adventure seeker, a fitness enthusiast, a movie buff, or a music lover, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Check out these fantastic events happening in the DMV area:

1. Outdoor Zumba every Tuesday

  • Date and Time: Tuesday, August 8 · 6:30 – 7:30pm EDT
  • Location: Aurora Hills Branch Library, 735 18th Street South, Arlington, VA 22202
  • Web Link: Facebook Group

Join the energetic and fun-filled Outdoor Zumba class in South Arlington. This one-hour workout combines cardio, muscle conditioning, balance, and flexibility, leaving you feeling refreshed and energized. No prior experience is required, and you can enjoy the fresh air while getting fit with your neighbors. The class is led by a neighborhood volunteer, and tips are highly encouraged to support this free event.

2. Moonrise Festival

Experience the eighth edition of Moonrise Festival, Baltimore’s homegrown EDM staple. This two-day event, presented by Insomniac and Club Glow, will feature top-notch talent from various electronic music genres. With three stages, stunning production, and a diverse lineup of DJs and artists, Moonrise Festival promises to be an unforgettable experience for dance music enthusiasts. Tickets will be available for purchase starting February 3rd on their website.

3. Sandlot – Outdoor Movie Nights

  • Date and Time: Saturday, August 19, 2023, at 7:00 PM (Movie begins at dusk)
  • Location: St. Peter’s in the Woods Episcopal Church, 5911 Fairview Woods Dr, Fairfax Station, VA, 22039

Enjoy the last outdoor movie night of the summer at St. Peter’s in the Woods. On August 19, they will be screening the classic movie “Sandlot.” Gather at 7:00 PM with your friends, snacks, chairs, and blankets to create unforgettable memories under the stars. This event offers a perfect opportunity to relax and enjoy the company of loved ones while watching a timeless film.

4. IM YAK Music Festival

  • Date and Time: August 20 · 4 pm – August 21 · 1 am EDT
  • Location: Crescendo Studios, 8101a Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042
  • Web Link: IM YAK Festival Website

Join the IM YAK Music Festival for an extraordinary celebration of music, community, and local talent. This lively event features 25 live performances, 30+ vendor slots, activities, food, drinks, and more! Get your tickets now at the IM YAK Festival website.

About the Event:

he IM YAK Music Festival promises 9 hours of non-stop entertainment and fun. The festival aims to bring together artists, vendors, and small businesses for an exciting day of music and community spirit.

Calling All Vendors and Small Businesses:
Calling all vendors and small businesses! Showcase your unique products, crafts, or services to a diverse audience at the IM YAK Music Festival. Whether you’re a local artist, a food vendor, or offer any other exciting products, this is the perfect opportunity to connect with potential customers and make a lasting impression.

Event Details:
  • Date: Sunday, August 20, 2023
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 1:00 AM EDT
  • Location: Crescendo Studios, 8101a Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA 22042

Apply Now: To be a part of this vibrant event, apply at IM YAK Festival Application Page or email

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable day of music, fun, and community spirit at the IM YAK Music Festival. Get your tickets and more information at Be sure to mark your calendars and join in on the festivities!

5. Sunset & Sips 2023 (Outdoor Day-Party)

  • Date and Time: Saturday, August 26 · 2 – 8 PM EDT
  • Location: Karma DC Live Music Venue, 2221 Adams Place Northeast, Washington, DC 20018
  • Web Link: Eventbrite Page

End the summer with a bang at Sunset & Sips, an outdoor day-party hosted by Hookie Life Entertainment. Join the celebration at Karma D.C. for six hours of beautiful people, beautiful vibes, and good times. This event features electrifying performances, DJ sets, and a vibrant marketplace with food trucks and small business vendors offering local craftsmanship, clothing brands, and more. Be a part of this dynamic platform dedicated to empowering rising artists and small businesses.

6. Washington DC Outdoor Escape Game: House of Cards

  • Date and Time: Saturday, August 26 · 12pm EDT
  • Location: United States Capitol, 60 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20500
  • Web Link: Eventbrite Page

Embark on an exciting city adventure with the Washington DC Outdoor Escape Game. Follow clues, solve puzzles, and learn incredible stories of the city’s past and present while reliving the intrigue of “House of Cards.” This 1 hour 30 minutes exploration will take you through iconic locations in Washington DC, such as the Federal Bureau of Investigations headquarters, Smithsonian museums, US Navy Memorial, and more. Get ready for a thrilling experience that will make you feel like the protagonist in your own movie!

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Make the most of the end of summer by attending these incredible events in the DMV area. Whether you’re seeking adventure, fitness, movie nights, or music festivals, there’s plenty to enjoy before the season draws to a close. So mark your calendars, gather your friends, and create lasting memories at these DMV events!