Looking for fun, exciting activities in Washington DC this summer?

D.C. is a great spot for summer visits and exploring, especially with all of the great festivals on the schedule.

Some of the best summer festivals in DC include:

Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Learn about a broad range of cultures at the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which will take place June 29 to July 4 and July 7 to 10 at the National Mall.

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival serves as a celebration of communities from across the globe. It gives visitors a chance to embrace a wide array of cultures and encourages you to become an active participant too. Thus, you may be asked to dance, sing and and participate in various cultural celebrations during the event.

Source Festival

The Source Festival represents a theater lover’s dream come true, and perhaps it’s easy to understand why.

This year’s Source Festival will take place June 8 to July 3 at the Source Theatre and features a massive lineup of full-length plays, 10-minute plays and artistic blind dates. That way, guests of all ages are sure to find lots to like about this outstanding DC event.


For those who appreciate the tasty food items offered by local food trucks, Truckeroo offers a must-visit event in the DC area.

Truckeroo serves as a monthly showcase of the best food trucks from across the nation’s capital. It takes place one Friday per month from April to September, giving attendees numerous opportunities to enjoy wonderful foods, live music and fun games throughout summer.

Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle

Watch barbecue professionals grill up some of the best eats you’ll find in the DC area this summer at the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle.

This epic battle brings out the best in participants, as the DC area’s top chefs will showcase their unique offerings, and you have the opportunity to sample all of their fares.

Furthermore, the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle features live music and entertainment, and all proceeds from the event benefit the USO Metro Washington-Baltimore and The Capital Area Food Bank.

Try a large assortment of delectable barbecue items such as pulled pork, grilled chicken and much more at the Giant National Capital Barbecue Battle on June 25 and 26.  

Capital Fringe Festival

Indie music and art lovers rejoice! The Capital Fringe Festival makes it simple to enjoy exceptional music, art, dance and theatrical performances.

This festival brings artists from across the DC area together to share creative experiences with the DC community. It also delivers a unique experience for guests of all ages, one that features visual art, non-stop theater and other exciting events and activities.

Check out the Capital Fringe Festival July 7 to 31 at various locations throughout the nation’s capital.

Transportation for Your DC Festival

Now that you know about some of the top DC area festivals, you’ll next need to figure out how to travel to these events.

Fortunately, a first-rate ground transportation service is readily available – American Executive Transportation.

We carefully screen and select our chauffeurs to ensure that you have a safe

We provide an expansive fleet of luxury vehicles that includes:

  • Executive Sedans – We supply executive sedans such as the Cadillac XTS, Lincoln MKT and Lincoln Town Car L-Series to ensure you can go from Point A to Point B in a best-in-class vehicle.
  • Luxury SUVs – With plush leather interior and spacious seating for up to six passengers, our luxury SUVs make it easy to travel like a VIP any time you choose.
  • Limousines – For those who demand the best ground transportation possible, there may be no better choice than one of the limousines from American Sedan.

When it comes to superior ground transportation, American Executive delivers outstanding results.

Select American Executive for deluxe ground transportation services to any of the DC area’s upcoming summer festivals, and experience the true difference between quality transportation and cabs and ride sharing.

Contact us today to learn more.