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National Harbor August Events

National Harbor

August Events

By Lani Gering

Saturdays & Sundays Through October

Farmers Market

American Way

10am – 5 pm

Miller Farms Farmer’s Market returns to National Harbor with their wide array of fresh fruits and vegetables, baked goods, beautiful flowers and plants, and much more.

Tuesdays thru September

Turbo Kick/Cardio Kickboxing

On the Plaza

7-8 pm

FREE! Compliments of No Excuse Workout.

Wednesdays thru September

Family Fitness Class

On the Plaza

10-10:30 am

FREE! Compliments of No Excuse Workout.

Hip Hop Zumba Class

On the Plaza


FREE! Compliments of No Excuse Workout.

Saturdays thru September


On the Plaza

9-10 am

FREE! Compliments of No Excuse Workout.

Summer Fridays thru September

On the Plaza

4 – 8:30 pm

New this season! Join your friends for one of the many lawn games the likes of bocce ball, corn hole, yahzee, tic-tac-toe and jenga! Games start at 4 pm. From 6-7 pm Bobby McKey’s Dueling Piano Boom Box will be on hand. The evening rounds out with a DJ and dancers handing out give-aways! FREE!

Saturdays thru September

Salute the Sunset Concert Series

On the Plaza

7 pm


World-class performances by bands from the nation’s Armed Forces at National Harbor will stir the hearts and souls of civilians and military personnel alike, while their tuneful stylings in a variety of genres please music lovers of all ages.

6th – US 257th Army Band – 1 pm

USAF Singing Sergeants – 7 pm

13th – USAF Airmen of Note

20th – USAF Concert Band

27th – USAF Airmen of Note

Movies On the Potomac

On the Plaza


Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars—and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than a “Date Night” at National Harbor. Join us on the Plaza every Thursday night and for “Family Night” on Sundays. Pack your chairs, grab food to go from one of our delicious dining establishments, and meet us at the Plaza screen for a FREE evening of fun for all ages!

Date Night – 7 pm

4th – Remember the Titans

11th – The Longest Yard

18th – Zoolander

25th – Online Movie Poll (check the website)


Family Night – 6 pm

7th– Cars

14th – The Karate Kid

21st – Hook

28th – Cool Runnings

27th _ 7th Annual Crab & Beer Festival

300 Waterfront Street

Session 1: 11 am – 3 pm

Session 2: 5 pm – 9 pm


Join in on the fun at the World’s Largest Crab Feast. All you care to taste extravaganza with over 60,000 crabs, lots of beer, arts and crafts, live music, family fun and much more!

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