Fall Festivities in the DMV Area


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What’s the best part of Fall? For some it’s the weather finally cooling down, to others it might be the seasonal menus of their favorite coffee shops. Whatever it may be, there are many opportunities local and near to embrace the fall season. Consider one of these spots for your weekend outing this fall season.

Cox Farms – 15621 Braddock Rd, Centreville, VA 20120

Cox Farms is hosting its Fall Festival, a family friendly event filled with many activities for all ages. There are a variety of things to do including the “World-Famous Hayride,” Farm Chores, and the Goat Village. There is also a Kiddie Zone filled with many activities including bubbles, slides, and a wooden train. Come with an appetite, because Cox Farms has a full menu of Festival Food. Filled with fall favorites, the menu offers apple cider, caramel apples, apple cider donuts, and more.

The Fall Festival began on Sept. 17-18, and is running every week, Thursday through Monday, until Nov. 7. The Fall Festival is open 10 a.m – 6 p.m and tickets range from $10 – $25 depending on the date of visiting. There are Discount Days ($10), Value Days ($15), Regular Days ($20), and Peak Days ($25). Only available for online purchase, get your tickets for the Fall Festival today.

Art on the Avenue – Del Ray, VA

The annual Art on the Avenue festival, located in the heart of Del Ray, celebrates art and showcases more than 300 artists, musicians, and local shops. It will be held on Oct. 1, from 10 a.m – 6 p.m. Numerous arts and crafts will be sold, with live music and food offered all day.

Rock the Park DC WKNDR 2022

Get over to Franklin Park, DC’s largest green space, to enjoy the two-day free dance festival Oct. 8 – 9. The festival is headlined by DJs Kenny Dope and DJ Jazzy Jeff. There will also be live music of a variety of genres such as jazz, hip-hop, EDM, R&B, and more.

Día de los Muertos, Food & Film in the Park – 1300 I St NW, Washington, DC 20005

On Oct. 15 beginning at 12 p.m., learn more about Día de los Muertos through a day of family-friendly activities in Washington, DC. Completely free, the day consists of an interactive screening of Coco, with other live performances and traditional food offered. Sign up for tickets to attend.

Alexandria’s Original Ghost & Graveyard Tour

Halloween is just around the corner, and Old Town invites you to come along for a traditional colonial-style tour of the streets of Alexandria. Tour-guides tell daunting tales of ghosts, unsolved mysteries, and all things that embrace the spirit of Halloween. Purchase tickets today.