Can you believe the summer is wrapping up already? But don’t worry! There is plenty happening in and around Loudoun County to help you go out with a bang. Here are some family friendly events we recommend for your August calendar.


Swing Dancing Lessons @ Smokehouse Live | Leesburg
Grab your friends and swing on by for swing dancing lessons with Adam King of Dance King Studios at Smokehouse Live every 2nd & 4th Wednesday! No experience or partner necessary. $25 admission.


6th Annual BBQ & Bluegrass | Purcellville
Say farewell to summer with a relaxing and fun-filled afternoon at Breaux Vineyards on Saturday August 12th, 2017 from 11am-6pm. Experience our 6th Annual BBQ & Bluegrass with wine tastings, BBQ, craft vendors, and live bluegrass music all day long. This event is rain or shine! No admission fee or reservation required.


Acoustic Wednesdays | One Loudoun
Have you had the chance to enjoy Acoustic Wednesday performances on The Plaza in the summertime? Now, Acoustic Wednesdays are making headlines and attracting crowds larger than ever with the eclectic mix of talented artists!

AUGUST 19 + 26

Polo in the Park | Leesburg
Bring picnic baskets and blankets to Morven Park and enjoy music in the pavilion tent immediately following the final polo match. Stone Tower Winery – the Official Wine Sponsor of Polo in the Park – will offer wine for sale by the glass or by the bottle.


Annual Hot Air Balloon Festival | Bealeton
Balloon activities will be held both morning and afternoon with the World Famous Flying Circus Airshow being presented each afternoon at 2:30. Balloons will be launched in the early morning (7-9am) and late afternoon (6-8pm). Take an air balloon ride, or just sit back and enjoy the view.


Hot Off the Grill Tasting | Marshall
Stop by Gentle Harvest on Main St. in Marshall, for a Free Hot Off the Grill Sample of locally raised Heritage Breed Meat from Ayrshire Farm. While you are in, check out Gentle Harvests wide selection of Local, Organic, and Specialty Products.


Warrenton Horse Show | Warrenton
Drawing many local and out of state exhibitors, this show remains to be a popular event over the Labor Day weekend. Some exciting features of the show include, Hunter classes, Ladies Side Saddle, Leadline, and Walk-Trot for children.

For more family fun, visit these local websites:

Visit Loudoun | Visit Middleburg | Visit Fauquier