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

Fun Fall Festivals near Washington, DC for Families

As September arrives in the DC area, fall fairs and festivals begin. While many fall festivals near Washington, DC were halted or scaled back in 2020, this year they're back in full action with COVID guidelines in place. And they have lots to offer, from pumpkin patches and apple picking to crafts and live music.
 

Read on for 15 great fall festivals near Washington, 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 events calendar for more fall fun!

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Maryland Renaissance Festival
upcoming events
(Sat Aug 28, 2021 - Sun Oct 24, 2021) Maryland Renaissance Festival

Gaver Farm
upcoming events
(Fri Sep 3, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Gaver Farm Fall Fun Fest

Leesburg Animal Park
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Mon Nov 1, 2021) Pumpkin Village at Leesburg Animal Park

Montpelier Farms
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Sun Nov 7, 2021) Montpelier Farms Fall Festival

Summers Farm
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Summers Farm Fall Festival

Cox Farms
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 18, 2021 - Sun Nov 7, 2021) Cox Farms Fall Festival

Reston Farm Garden Market
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Reston Farm Garden Market Fall Fest

Butler's Orchard
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Butler's Orchard Pumpkin Festival

Manassas Museum Lawn
upcoming events
(Sat Sep 25, 2021) World Heritage Festival

Great Country Farms
upcoming events
(Fri Oct 1, 2021 - Sun Oct 31, 2021) Great Country Farms Harvest Festival

The Wharf
upcoming events
(Sun Oct 3, 2021) Turkish Festival

Old Town Fairfax
upcoming events
Monday Morning Birdwalk
Huntley Meadows Park - 7:00 AM
Library of Congress National Book Festival
Library of Congress and Virtual - 9:00 AM
Pumpkin Village at Leesburg Animal Park
Leesburg Animal Park - 9:30 AM
Summers Farm Fall Festival
Summers Farm - 10:00 AM
Gaver Farm Fall Fun Fest
Gaver Farm - 10:00 AM
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