The 13 Best Small-Town Festivals Near Washington DC You’ve Never Heard Of

DC is known for some fantastic festivals, including the recent Cherry Blossom Festival. But if you dare to venture outside the city to the charming small towns in Maryland and Virginia, you will find even more unique and fun festivals. Here are the 13 best small town festivals near DC you should check out this year.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Which small town festival will you explore this year?