See the lotus flowers on DC real estate.Summer time is a great time to own DC real estate. There are all sorts of fun activities going on near DC metro homes. This Saturday, July 16th, head out to Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens for the Lotus Festival. The event will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Come enjoy the beautiful blooming lotus flowers and water lilies. Take a gardening workshop and get ideas for sprucing up the outdoors of your DC real estate. African and Asian dancers will be giving performances of traditional dances throughout the festival. Kids can get their faces painted and participate in arts and craft projects. Everyone can taste lotus tea and watch artists at work. Festival-goers are invited to check out cultural, educational, and artistic exhibits, too.

Visit Kenilworth Park Near Your DC Metro Home

The Kenilworth Gardens are worth a visit any time of year. Kids can learn about the park in the Junior Ranger program. Nature walks and bird walks are held regularly. An experienced ranger leads walkers and helps them learn to identify plants and animals. Come Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. for nature walks. On Saturday and Sunday, come at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m.

Visit Kenilworth Park to learn more about the Lotus Festival and download a field guide to the park’s birds.