Fun in the Sun

Summer is a great time to plan events with the family! Here at FBCW, we encourage families to spend time together. Below are some events and ideas to help you to plan adventures with your family all summer long.

Movies Under The Stars

Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, located in Woodbridge, Virginia hosts weekly movie nights. They play a movie on the big screen and families are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to watch the movies from. This is a free, family-friendly event. More info can be found below: http://dullesmoms.com/movies-under-the-stars-at-stonebridge/

Science Museum of Virginia

This museum is located in Richmond, Virginia. It is kid-friendly and a great experience for the whole family. With hands-on, interactive activities, families can have fun and learn about the world around them for an affordable price. Click the link to find out more: http://www.smv.org/

Autobahn Indoor Speedway

Love race cars? Located in Manassas, Virginia, this indoor speedway is family-friendly and a blast for kids and parents of all ages. Built inside of Manassas Mall, this is an indoor race track with cars speeding around every turn. Click here for more information:  http://www.autobahnspeed.com/locations/manassas-va-indoor-go-karts/

Splash Down Waterpark

This waterpark is located in Manassas, Virginia. It is a great place for families to cool down and spend time together on a hot day without breaking the bank. There are slides, pools, and dining locations on site. You can find more information here: http://splashdownwaterpark.com/

Kings Dominion

If you and your family are thrill-seekers, Kings Dominion is an amusement park located in Doswell, Virginia. With shows, roller coasters, food and fun, this is a great way to spend a nice, summer day. For more info, click here: https://www.kingsdominion.com/?utm_source=msn&utm_medium=cpc&utm_term=kings+dominion+va&utm_campaign=Brand_Exact

Nature Hike

Prince William Forest Park is home to 37 miles of hiking trails of various lengths. This is a great activity to see trees, waterfalls, and wildlife. Pack a lunch, put your sneakers on, and go for an adventure with your family. To find out more, click here: https://www.nps.gov/prwi/index.htm

The National Museum of the Marine Corps

If you are looking to combine education and fun, the Marine Corps Museum is located in Triangle, Virginia and is free to the public. This museum hosts events all summer long and has a variety of incredible exhibits to enjoy. For more information, click the link below: http://www.usmcmuseum.com/

Locust Shade Park

This park is located in Triangle, Virginia and contains a miniature golf course, batting cages, playgrounds, a golf range and more. For an affordable price, there is a bundle deal where families can play a round of golf, receive balls for the batting cage, and golf balls for the driving range. For more information, check here: http://www.pwcgov.org/government/dept/park/locustshade/pages/default.aspx

Lake Ridge Marina

If your family loves the water, this is the place to be. Located in Woodbridge, Virginia, the marina allows families to rent boats, kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards for an affordable price. There are also boat ramps available for people to launch their own canoes. This is a fun way to spend some time outside under the sun. To learn more, click here: http://www.pwcgov.org/government/dept/park/lakeridgepark/pages/lake-ridge-marina.aspx

Potomac Nationals Game

Take them out to the ball game! The Potomac Nationals are a minor league baseball team located in Woodbridge, Virginia. With games all summer long and affordable tickets, this is a great way to spend a nice summer night. For information, click here: http://www.milb.com/index.jsp?sid=t436

With Grace,

Stephanie Baderman