Pokémon Meets the Symphony at Strathmore this February (+ Giveaway!)

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I always consider it a win when I discover an activity for my kids that combines something they love with something I think would be great for them to experience. Sometimes you need that bit of bait to reel them in, so you can introduce them to something new and hook their interest. Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions, a unique video concert coming to Strathmore this winter, is one of those very activities.

The unique video concert combines the gaming phenomenon with the rich, dramatic sounds of the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The audience views scenes from the actual video game as they enjoy the live music experience of the BSO playing along to the visuals.

If you have a Pokémon fan in your life, tickets to the show would make an excellent holiday gift! It would also make for a great family activity this winter.

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions is the must-see video game concert of the year. All-new orchestral arrangements and carefully timed visuals draw from recent and classic Pokémon video games. Gamers of all ages will enjoy the rare opportunity to hear live renditions of the tunes that have soundtracked their favorite Pokémon hunting expeditions and battles through every generation of the beloved Nintendo series—starting with “Red” and “Green” from the original GameBoy and building up to “X” and “Y” for the 3DS. Cartoon fans are also in for a treat, as the performance includes an orchestral arrangement of the Pokémon television show theme song. Gotta hear ‘em all!

Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions will be performed at Strathmore on Saturday, February 4, 2017, at 7:30pm. Tickets are $49-89, and can be purchased online. You can also try to win a Family 4-Pack through the giveaway below!

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Giveaway: For a chance to win a Family 4-Pack of tickets to Pokémon: Symphonic Evolutions at Strathmore on February 4, 2017, at 7:30pm, simply leave a comment below telling me what activity you’re most looking forward to this winter. To be eligible you must subscribe to the KFDC blog (free sign-up is to the upper left!). Get an extra entry by entering on the KidFriendly DC Facebook page, too. The giveaway will run through Wednesday, December 21, then a winner will be drawn at random and announced shortly thereafter. Good luck!


This post is sponsored by Strathmore, however, I only promote programs, places, and events that I genuinely believe in and think will appeal to KFDC readers.

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70 Responses to Pokémon Meets the Symphony at Strathmore this February (+ Giveaway!)

  1. erin

    This winter we are looking forward to, hopefully, sledding!

  2. Leida M.

    This winter we are looking forward to our first visit to the boardwalk lights at Ocean City!!!

  3. Jenny

    We are looking forward to seeing Christmas lights!

  4. Danielle

    This winter we are looking forward to getting some snow so we can go skiing. We also hope to win the Pokemon Symphonic Tickets to brighten up our winter.

  5. Lisa

    Looking forward to skiing as my 6 yo got really good at it last year.

  6. Danielle

    This winter we are looking forward to getting some snow so we can go skiing.

  7. Jen Leonard

    We’re looking forward to our annual visit to the lights at Brookside Gardens!

  8. Tiffany

    Awesome find Linda and thank you strathmore!
    This winter we are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with all of our family and friends. As so many of us will travel near and far just to make the season that much more special!

  9. Shannon Smith

    This winter we are looking forward to finally being able to ice skate at the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden Ice Rink as a family, even if I’m holding on the boards for my life while everyone else skates by me!

  10. Lane Windham

    Inauguration day protests

  11. wayman

    this winter we’re looking forward to sledding and snow ball fights!

  12. Nikki

    We are looking forward to our last members only event at the National Aquarium the week of Christmas and to see the Randolph the Red Nose Reindeer in 4D there. My girls love it there.

  13. Amy

    We’re looking forward to staying home for the holidays (for the first time in seven years!).

  14. Jane N.

    Looking forward to play in the snow and make a snowman.

  15. Haidung Nguyen

    My boys (7, 5 and 10 months) are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with their cousins in New Jersey.

  16. John

    w are looking forward to zoolights

  17. Elena Shiffert

    I’m looking forward to watching my son and daughter open their presents Christmas morning!

  18. Andrea Travis

    So many fun activities in DC area in the winter – zoo lights, ice skating, seeing a movie on a cold day!

  19. Laura Osborne

    Looking forward to Meadowlarks Winter Lights – we have never been and have tickets for this year!

  20. Silvia

    can’t wait to go ice-skating with my son for the first time this year!

  21. Melissa Low

    With no outside sports scheduled, I’m very excited to ramp up my kid’s swimming skills in the indoor, heated pool at our gym. We love pool time together.

  22. Lauren

    Looking forward to all of the fabulous model train exhibits that are set up every season!!

  23. Lauren

    We always love to visit all of the model train exhibits that are set up around the DC area!

  24. Jeanne Chevillet

    We are most looking forward to visiting the lights at Annemarie Sculpture Garden!

  25. Sonia

    Looking forward to doing some crafts at home on a cold, rainy or snowy day.

  26. Shanea

    Looking forward to seeing the lights. Have already done Symphony of Lights and Zoo Lights, Watkins Regional is up next!

  27. Talah

    Ice skating at the harbor!

  28. Marie Wilson

    Looking forward to seeing all the Christmas lights!

  29. Crystal May McClintock

    Looking forward to playing out in the snow(hopefully!) and skiing!

  30. anna

    watching the nutcracker!!

  31. Gigi S.

    So looking forward to a major snow storm with no work or school. Just family games and sledding

  32. Andrew

    Looking forward to cocoa with marshmallows.

  33. Jamie Zachary

    Fingers crossed for lots of snow to go sledding and build snow forts!

  34. Jennifer

    Ice skating outdoors!

  35. Tiffany Colon

    Hopefully a white Christmas! It’d be our first one!

  36. Jean Barefoot

    Looking forward to simply spending more time with my kids while they are on winter break from school!!

  37. Debby

    Zoo lights is our favorite always, followed close by the trains at the botanical gardens.

  38. Beth

    We’re looking forward to ice skating and drinking hot chocolate!

  39. Karen Mazie

    Sitting by a cozy fireplace!!

  40. Anna

    My family is looking forward to ice skating this winter.

  41. Julie Rios

    We are looking forward to spending time together SNOWED IN (how many snow days this year??)! We love walking around the city dressed up for the holidays too, we like to walk Zoo Lights, Botanical Gardens, and see the National Harbor.

  42. Felipe Mello

    My son is absolutely a Pokemon fanatic. He knows all the songs and reads all the books. Even makes us buy all the “Pokemon teddy bears”. Would love to take all the family to this event.

  43. Becca

    Opening presents with my kids. The looks on their faces makes my year.

  44. Sandi Seidel

    Looking forward to sledding in a new neighborhood after we move

  45. Hester

    I have been following you for awhile. We don’t do all of your adventures, but have enjoyed them during the summer!

  46. Tara Dennard

    I’m looking forward to things slowing down a bit–snow days and game days and reading days.

  47. Lisa Daughtry-Weiss

    I’m looking forward to baking with my daughter this Christmas. My Mum died in January, and she always did the baking for our family at Christmas.

  48. Sledding down the hill at our building that is surrounded by “keep off the grass” signs all summer long!

  49. Michelle

    I’m looking forward to having the kids home from school for an extended time, making new Christmas decorations, and listening to / singing all the holiday tunes.

  50. Katie

    This winter we hope to ski!!!!

  51. Marianela

    We are looking forward to grandma’s arrival who is coming from overseas and she is staying with us for 1 month! So lots of family time!

  52. Tammy Kaplan Zabari

    We’re looking forward to the snow, we’d love to go sledding. And then cuddling up inside later

  53. KC

    Looking forward to spending holidays with family and friends! And of course skiing! My boys would be thrilled to see the pokemon symphony!

  54. Kristi Belcher

    We already hit zoo lights, now looking forward to baking cookies and spending time with family and friends!

  55. Laura Fernandez

    Looking forward to attend the Pokémon symphony!!!!
    My kids are going to be thrilled!!!

  56. Melva

    We are looking forward to attend a Christmas Celebration party for a local retirement home.

  57. Todd

    Looking forward to playing in the snow (and yes, a couple feet like last winter!)

  58. Fatema

    This winter we are looking forward to go for snow tubing at White Tail. We would also love to see Christmas lights!

  59. Cindy B

    We are looking forward to snow! My kids spend hours on the huge hill in our neighborhood.

  60. Cecilia Curbow

    This winter we are looking forward to the Holiday concert and Sing along at the Atlas Theater in DC, the Tiny Tots concert at James Madison HS, and the visit to the B & O Railroad museum in Baltimore.

  61. Dorice

    Most looking forward to the kids being home from school and just being able to spend time together as a family of five

  62. Faye H

    Sledding and snow days.

  63. Britt

    We are looking forward a big snow!

  64. Julia

    We are looking forward to spending time with family and friends and drinking hot chocolate!

  65. H. Liu

    We are looking forward to sipping hot chocolate while watching holiday movies

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