The Washington Post
Water Lantern Festival
See the Potomac in a whole new light as thousands of glowing water lanterns float along during this family-friendly festival at National Harbor. Tickets include everything needed to build and decorate an LED lantern, as well as covering the cost of removing lanterns from the river afterward. The lantern launch is set for sunset, but there will be food trucks and music beforehand.
Snag tickets ahead of time for a discount: Prices go up after Friday.
When: Saturday and Sunday from 5 to 10 p.m.
Where: Southpointe Event Area at National Harbor, 701 National Harbor Blvd., Oxon Hill. waterlanternfestival.com.
Tickets: $25.99- $44.99; youth tickets start at $11.99.