Fun for Families with Kids

Some activities are available free of charge, others require an admission fee or ticket purchase. Please check individual websites for details.

The Puppet Company 

“The Nutcracker”
Thursdays & Fridays, 11am
Saturdays & Sundays, 11:30am & 1pm
until December 24

Adventure Theatre:

“The Lion, the Witch, & the Wardrobe”
showtimes throughout the week
Dec. 2 – 31

both at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo

Gaithersburg Community Museum

Story Time Station
Stories for ages 3 to 6 at this historic railroad complex museum. Reservations recommended.
4th Tuesday of every month at 11am

9 South Summit Avenue, Gaithersburg

Glen Echo Park

Ride the historic Dentzel Carousel, see a puppet show at the Puppet Company, stop by the Glen Echo Aquarium, and many special events and concerts.
The grounds are open 6am to 1pm – check website for specific hours at each venue.

7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo

King Barn Dairy MOOseum

See you in the spring with: Life-sized model cows, hands-on activities for kids of all ages!
Open every Saturday, 10am to 3pm, May through October and the 4th Sunday of every month, 1 to 4pm.

18028 Central Park Circle, Boyds (South Germantown Rec. Park)

National Capital Trolley Museum

Train & trolley exhibits – trolley rides!
Saturdays & Sundays noon to 5pm
Holly TrolleyFest Dec. 3-4, 10-11, 17-18

1313 Bonifant Road, Colesville