uberFAMILY Holiday Guide

Whether it’s tackling your holiday shopping or keeping your child entertained while school is out, we know you’ve got your hands tied this holiday season. That’s why we’ve put together this holiday guide, filled with Uber-approved events and activities for the whole family. Leave the planning – and the driving – to us!


Uber-Approved | 529 Kids Consign

Looking for a fashion forward, reasonably priced shop to purchase your holiday gifts? 529 Kids Consign is an upscale children’s and maternity consignment boutique specializing in the latest trends. Their locations in Old Town Alexandria and Hollin Hall offer not only consignment items, but also the most trendy must haves for moms and kids. Come shop their well-curated selection of holiday gifts for under $30!
 

Wild Lights | ZooLights

photo via nationalzoo.si.edu
Lions, tigers and lights – oh my! Hundreds of thousands of lights fill The National Zoo, featuring sculptures of some your children’s favorite animals. Enjoy live performances, a snowless tubing track, and a ride on the Zoo Choo-Choo. Admission is free, so grab your little one and enjoy the show before the end of the year! More information can be found here.

 

Holidays Galore | Reston Town Center

photo via dc.about.com
From horse-drawn carriage rides, to an ice skating rink, to breakfast with Ole St. Nick, Reston Town Center is a great place to enjoy some holiday events. Still need to get your Christmas shopping down? With more than 50 retailers, you’ll be sure to find those specials gifts for your loved ones. Visit their event calendar for exact dates and times for all the fun.

 

Fa La La | Deck Out Downtown

photo via downtownsilverspring.com
Warm up your vocal cords and head to Downtown Silver Spring to spread the holiday cheer. Your little one will love the performances by local students groups and carolers. Make sure to bring your camera and get a picture in front of the one-of-a-kind 35ft tall holiday tree structure. Check out their website for more information on exact dates and times.

 

Choo-Choo | Holiday Model Train Display

photo via unionstationdc.com
A holiday tradition, the Norwegian Giant Model Train exhibit is back on display in the West Hall at Union Station. These hand-made train replicas, showcased along side of an elaborate mountain landscape, will surely light up your little one’s face. After exploring the display, make sure to check out the Norwegian Christmas Tree and Holiday Wreaths.

 

PRO TIP: Traveling to the airport? Request SUV + Car Seat so you can
be sure there will be enough room for all your luggage!