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August 2018 National Harbor Calendar

August 2018

Ongoing through October

Fitness on the Potomac

On the Plaza

Participate in FREE fitness classes on the Plaza. All classes run from 7-8 pm with Saturday morning Yoga that runs from 10-11 am.

Mondays – Cardio Blast

Tuesdays – Kickboxing

Wednesdays – Zumba

Saturdays – Yoga

Farmers Market Returns

American Way

Sundays through December 23rd

11am – 3 pm

Community Foodworks has pulled together many local vendors for the Market this summer.  Local farmers and food producers will be offering fresh produce—apples, locally-baked breads, humanely-raised meats and dairy products, as well as coffee, eggs and more. Vendors may vary during the season.

Ongoing Through September

Summer Fridays Are Back!

On the Plaza

4 pm- 8 pm

Start your weekend right with Summer Fridays at National Harbor! Play Corn hole, Connect Four, Giant Jenga, hula hoop, hopscotch, and more with family and friends. Enjoy performances by Bobby McKey’s, giveaways, and listen to the DJ spin your favorite summer jams. And of course, joining us means you get front row seats to the best sunset view in the DMV. Get your cameras ready and your flip flops on!

Movies on the Potomac

On the Big Screen

At the Plaza

Nothing says summer like an evening under the stars—and there’s no better way to enjoy the season than movie nights at National Harbor. 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!

Date Night Movies – 7 pm

2ndVictoria and Abdul
9th Transformers: The Last Knight
16th Before I Fall
23rd The Blindside
30th Mean Girls

Family Night Movies – 6 pm

5th Maleficent
12th The Little Mermaid
19thThe Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe
26thAnnie (2014)

Please note that movie times/dates may be changed or cancelled due to weather. We will announce any updates via social media, so please make sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for the latest updates

Salute the Sunset Concert Series

Plaza Stage

7 pm

4th – Army Band

11th – Navy Cruisers

18th – Air Force Singing Sergeants

25th – Airmen of Note

World-class performances by bands from the nation’s Armed Forces at National Harbor 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.

Please refer to our social media pages for any weather-related cancellations.


Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival

300 Waterfront Street

Session 1: 11 am – 3 pm

Session 2: 5 pm – 9 pm

This is the 9th ANNUAL Maryland Tradition! The Festival is an ALL-YOU-CARE-TO-TASTE extravaganza complete with over 65,000 crabs, lots of beer, arts & crafts, live music, family fun and so much more!  Find out what over 37,000 people have come to enjoy. For details log on to

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