Best Fall Festivals Near DC for Kids and Families

Pumpkin Village opens September 18th at Leesburg Animal Park. Photo courtesy of Mosaic Photography
Pumpkin Village opens September 18th at Leesburg Animal Park. Photo courtesy of Mosaic Photography

As September arrives in the DC area, fall fairs and festivals begin. And there are so many amazing fall festivals near DC, from farm festivals that last all of October (and parts of September and November) to daylong or weekend fairs and festivals that celebrate food, culture, art, and more. These fall festivals near DC have lots to offer, including pumpkin patches, apple picking, crafts, games, live music, and so much more.

Read on for 18 great fall festivals near DC that you'll love to add to your crew's calendar. All of them take place outdoors to allow your family to soak up that fresh fall air. Don't forget to check out our Fall Fun Guide for Washington, DC Families for even more autumn fun!

Stories and Songs
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - 11:00 AM Pick
Providence Presents: Global Music and Dance
Graham Road Community Building - 7:30 PM Pick
Movies in the Parks
- 8:00 PM Pick
Movies in the Parks: The Boss Baby
Courthouse Square Park - 8:00 PM Pick
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