Father’s Day 2017: 3 Ways to Celebrate in D.C. & Alexandria

D.C. knows plenty about fathers – the country’s most famous fathers, like Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, worked here to shape the U.S. into what it is today. If you are visiting or live in the District or Alexandria and still need some ideas for Father’s Day, we’ve got you covered.

#ALXBREWTOUR 2017: Historic Breweries Walking Tour & Tasting

If you and your dad are into good beers, look no further than the #ALXBREWTOUR, a walking tour of Old Town Alexandria that unearths the history of local brewing here in the D.C. region. Beginning on June 18 from 2:00 PM til 4:30 PM, beer experts Garrett Peck and Cat Portner will guide your group around 2 miles of historic brewing sites, culminating in one of the city’s current Hop Stops. You’ll also get to enjoy plenty of free samples! Tickets are $25 and still available online.

Father’s Day 2017 at the National Harbor

The National Harbor offers beautiful scenery and plenty of fun waterfront activities for you and dad. For Father’s Day this year, guests of the National Harbor can enjoy sunrise swimming beginning at 8:30, breakfast from Miller Farms at 10 AM, and then PoolBall, a life-size combination of soccer and pool, beginning at noon. Check out the National Harbor calendar for more info.

Father’s Day at George Washington’s Mount Vernon

Who better to spend Father’s Day with than America’s father, George Washington? Visit Mount Vernon for Father’s Day weekend on June 17 and June 18 to enjoy costumed impersonators discussing Washington’s role as a husband and stepfather, demonstrations at George Washington’s Distillery and Gristmill, plus a special menu served at the Mount Vernon Inn. Check out the Mount Vernon Website for more info.

Selecting a hotel in Alexandria for Father’s Day

Every dad needs a comfortable place to relax while traveling – or maybe your family lives here and wants to do something special. For a top-notch experience, let the Holiday Inn Express & Suites – Alexandria / Fort Belvoir take care of you and your dad this Father’s Day. With a complimentary shuttle to the metro, free hot breakfast bar, and easy access to D.C., you’ll enjoy a special day with your father in the District this year if you choose the Holiday Inn Express.

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