Fun Activities for Kids Memorial Day Weekend

May 15, 2017 | Deals, Discounts and Special Events, Fun Things To Do With Kids in MD, DC, and VA

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Set sail in search of fun with us and experience a Pirate Adventure with your family aboard the pirate ship Sea Gypsy in the Annapolis Harbor.


Fun Activities for Kids Memorial Day Weekend 2016

Looking for fun activities for kids Memorial Day Weekend?  Celebrate the start of summer with some Family Fun.  Begin your 2017 Memorial Day Weekend with a Pirate Adventure and keep the family fun going with our list of area fun for kids. Pirate Adventures is the perfect family activity on a holiday weekend and we offer 20% off to military families all weekend.

Fun Activities for Kids Memorial Day Weekend in DC, VA, and MD

Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake – All Weekend May 27th, May 28th and May 29th.
Fun Activities for Kids Memorial Day Weekend

Join us in the Annapolis Harbor for a Pirate Adventure and live the life of a pirate this Memorial Day Weekend.  Watch as we transform your little ones into pirates with face paint and dress-up prior to boarding our pirate ship in search of sunken treasure.  20% off with a military ID all weekend.  The discount applies to the whole party with the military ID.  Make reservations for this popular event by calling (410) 263-0002.  Check out our sailing times and ticket prices for more information.

2017 Memorial Day Parades in MD, DC, and VA – Monday, May 29th and Saturday, May 27th

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Annapolis, MD – Monday, May 29th – Main Street at 10 am
Washington DC – Monday, May 29th – Constitution Ave at 2pm More Details
Westminster MD – Monday, May 29th – Pennsylvania Ave at 10am More Details
Falls Church, VA – Monday, May 29th – City Hall at 2pm More Details
Rockville MD – Monday, May 29th – Rockville Town Center at 10:3am More Details
Bowie, MD – Saturday, May 27th – Bowie High School Annex at 11am More Details
Sharpsburg, MD – Saturday, May 27th – Sharpsburg Town Square at 1:30pm More Details
Shenandoah, VA – Saturday, May 27th – MD Ave at 3pm More Details

Chesapeake Beach Stars and Strips Festival – Saturday May 27th and Sunday May 28th
Chesapeake Beach

Head to Chesapeake Beach for a family friendly festival featuring military displays, educational and fun games and activities for all ages, slides, moon bounce, super heroes, family day picnic and local entertainment.  Find out more on their Chesapeake Beach Town Website.  Combine this trip with a trip to Pirate Adventures on Memorial Day Weekend and check out their pirate ship playground right on the beach.

Chestertown Tea Party Festival – Saturday, Sunday and Monday May 27th – May 29th

Chestertown Tea Party FestivalThis family friendly celebration on the Eastern Shore is a fun day trip for Memorial Day Weekend.  The Tea Festival includes a reenactment of the tea toss into the Chester River as well as a colonial parade and a full line up of kid’s activities.  The kid’s activities include storytelling, facepainting, puppet shows, kid’s musicians and more.  Find more information on the Chestertown Tea Party Festival Website.

Delaplane Stawberry Festival – Saturday, May 27th and Sunday, May 28th

Delaplane Strawberry Festival

Held at the Sky Meadows State Park this family friendly festival includes children’s games, pony rides, a petting zoo and lots more fun activities for kids Memorial Day Weekend.   Take home some strawberries and kick off the summer season!  Find out more on the Delaplane Strawberry Festival Website.

Check Something off your Family Summer Bucket List

Maryland Summer

Celebrate the start of summer and make a Family Summer Bucket List.  Be sure to include a Pirate Adventure on your list and checkout our post Things to Do in Maryland In Summer – Family Bucket List for some inspiration.

We hope you have a great Memorial Day Weekend!  Leave us a comment with your fun activities for kids this Memorial Day Weekend.  If we don’t see you this holiday weekend we hope to sail with  you sometime this summer.  Bring on the summer family fun!

Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in 2014 and is republished each year with updated information.


Image Credits: Happy Memorial Day, Town of Chesapeake Beach, Chestertown Tea Party Festival, Delaplane Strawberry Festival

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