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BOTANICAL GARDENS HOLIDAY DISPLAY
Date: November 24, 2021– January 2, 2022 *Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas*
Place: US Botanical Garden- Washington, DC
Information: The United States Botanic Garden will feature an outdoor holiday display in 2021. Festive adornments, winterberries, lighted trees and shrubs, and conifers and greenery on display. Don’t miss the popular train display!
STEAM Thanksgiving Eve Gobbles & Giggles Event.
November 24, 2021
Details: My Gym Waldorf Location. While you make that last-minute dash, children will have a Blast! FUN Activities: Turkey Leg Tumble, Popcorn Relay Race, Harvest Sports Adventures, Chicken Maze, Spaceflight, Gymnastics & Tumbling PLUS Pizza. Non-Members welcome too!
LAPLATA FARMERS MARKET- SCHEDULE
B&O RAILROAD HOLIDAY TRAIN RIDES
Date: November 19, 2021– December 31, 2021 *Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas*
Place: B&O Railroad in Baltimore, MD
Price: $ Price Depends on adventure
Information: Nothing is more magical than a holiday train ride. Weather you take an adventure on the Polar Express or visit during the Holiday train display you are sure have a memorable time.
DROP IN PLAY TIME- UNIQUE SPORTS
Location: Unique Sport Academy- Post Office Rd. Waldorf, MD
Age Group: Designed for kids 1-5 (All Ages Welcome)
Cost: $5 Per Child (CASH ONLY)
MAJESTIC LAND SCHEDULE
Location: St. Charles Towne Center- Waldorf, MD (Lower Level)
Details: Visit the kingdom of family fun. Majesticland is a safe, fun, and a uniquely different one-stop-shop of family entertainment that offers a world of new excitement and creates memories to last a lifetime. Geared towards children 12-years-old and under, our family entertainment center offers a variety of entertainment activities that will have your little ones never wanting to leave! Featuring indoor play area for young kids and arcade type games for older kids.
INDOOR MINIATURE GOLF SCHEDULE
Location: Scary Strokes- Technology Dr. Waldorf, MD
Details: Our center provides entertainment at affordable prices for the entire family. Play a round of indoor miniature golf under our blacklights and immerse yourself in an experience unlike you’ve never played before. Lots of fun arcade games available as well.
LIGHTS ON THE BAY
Date: November 24, 2021– January 1, 2022 (5pm – 10pm) *Including holidays*
Place: Sandy Point State Park
Price: $20 Per Car
Information: Head to Sandy Point State Park from November 24th to January 1st. Not only will you see Christmas lights, but 3D glasses are available for purchase to make your experience even more amazing.
WINTERFEST- KINGS DOMINION
Date: November 20, 2021- January 9, 2022
Place: 13710 Central Ave, Upper Marlboro, MD
Price: Park Admission
Information: This dazzling, winter spectacular will make your holiday shine with more than a million glittering lights, holiday entertainment, delicious seasonal treats, visits with Santa and theme park rides! PLAYFUL PARENT GUIDE
BROOKESIDE GARDENS GARDEN OF LIGHTS
Date: November 19, 2021– January 2, 2022 *Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas*
Place: Brookside Gardens, 1800 Glenallan Ave., Wheaton, Maryland
Price: $10 per person/ Ages 3 and under FREE
Information: Walk thru this beautiful display of holiday lights that features more than a million colorful lights. Following your walk among the lights, warm up inside the Conservatory and enjoy a colorful display of holiday poinsettias, flowering plants and evergreens.
Dates: DAILY SPECIALS
Times: Times Varies
Location: AMF Waldorf, MD
Details: The bowling alley is back open and offering family specials.
THANKSGIVING LASER TAG
Date: November 24, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Imaginarium Play Space- Solomons, MD
Details: LASER TAG for ages 5-12 on WEDNESDAY, November 24th 6:30-8:00pm Teams will use Imaginarium play structures as they compete in strategic games such as last man standing, capture the flag, and more! Imaginarium provides pizza and juice for each participant. Add on a snack pack for some extra treats for your child while they are visiting. This is a DROP-OFF event.
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