Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend May 19–May 21

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area!


Friday, May 19
Saturday, May 20
Sunday, May 21

The Perch at Capital One Center
7750 Capital One Tower Road
Tysons, VA 22102

Perchfest returns May 19, 20, 21 featuring putt putt, local music, craft beer from Starr Hill Biergarten, and family-centric entertainment

Capital One Center presents the return of its biannual festival – Perchfest  – which will be held May 19th – 21st at The Perch. Guests can enjoy putt putt in the sky, live music, community vendors, lawn games and inflatables, appearances by local personalities, a morning fitness class, and support the festival’s charity partner, Lucky Dog Animal Rescue. This free event is open to the public, and guests are recommended to register in advance and make a donation. Guests can expect the same energy and vibe as previous Perchfest weekends with 15,000 attendees over the three day event.

McLean Day

T.G.I.F. Carnival Rides
Friday, May 19

2:00pm – 10:00pm

McLean Day Festival
Saturday, May 20

11:00am – 5:00pm

Lewinsville Park
1659 Chain Bridge Rd.
McLean, VA 22101

Need fun? Bring your friends and family and celebrate McLean’s biggest annual festival. This event draws approximately 10,000+ patrons throughout the day. Enjoy music, games, balloon animals, a petting zoo, amusements, sponsors, exhibitors, gourmet food trucks, large and small carnival rides and much more! Ride tickets can be pre-purchased online and are also sold onsite.

Get Healthy Vienna! Expo

Saturday, May 20
10:00am – 3:00pm

Vienna Community Center
100 Cherry St SE
Vienna, VA 22180

Get Healthy Vienna! Expo 2023 is organized by the Vienna Business Association (VBA) Health, Wellness and Fitness Committee, which is dedicated to enhancing the health, wellness and fitness of our community by connecting and promoting the businesses and organizations providing services, solutions and resources that positively transform the health and lives of residents in our community.

2023 DMV Chocolate and Coffee Spring Pop Up

Saturday, May 20
10:00am – 5:00pm

Sunday, May 21
10:00am – 4:00pm

Dulles Expo & Conference Center
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
Chantilly, VA 20151

Come take a journey with your senses. Sip coffees from around the world, brought to you by local vendors. Taste chocolates of every form for every palate, handcrafted by caring artisans. Explore other unique vendors with products like teas, soaps, candles, gifts, and art! Enjoy time with your friends and family as you sample from the many vendors, learn from the experts, and shop for something nice to share later.  Smile for an instagram shot, get your kids involved in the activities, and make it a family weekend to remember as we come together to support these businesses.

Tephra ICA Arts Festival

Saturday, May 20
10:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday, May 21
10:00pm – 5:00pm

Reston Town Center
11900 Market St.
Reston, VA 20190

Now in its 32nd year, the Tephra ICA Arts Festival (formerly titled the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival) will take place on May 20–21, 2023 at Reston Town Center. Over 200 contemporary artists and artisans will travel from across the country to present original handmade artwork to share with Festival audiences