The DC Capital Fair is a summer carnival featuring dozens of rides, games and attractions to bring family fun to the nation's capital. The event includes rides, games, live entertainment and the Great American Wolf Show, traditional fair foods such as funnel cakes, candy apples, cotton candy, pizza, popcorn and special treats such as fried Oreos and fried candy bars. The 2016 event will be held over Memorial Day weekend and through early June. See more about Memorial Day Weekend in Washington DC.
Dates and Hours
August 2017, Exact Dates and Times to Be Announced
RFK Stadium, 2400 East Capitol Street, SE. Washington DC. The closest Metro station is Stadium-Armory. On-site parking is available in Lot 7 for $5.
Note that access to and from RFK Stadium from I-395 via the Southeast/Southwest Freeway has been rerouted due to the District Department of Transportation’s 11th Street Bridge Project.
Admission: Ride passes give you access to 35 rides all day. Friday, May 27: $20,
Saturday, May 28 - Monday (Memorial Day) , May 30: $25, Tuesday, May 31 through Thursday, June 2: $15, Friday, June 3: $20, Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5: $25. Single ride tickets are also available.
You can enjoy good old-fashioned fairs and carnivals all summer long. There are a variety of events throughout the capital region. See the calendar of Maryland and Virginia County Fairs.