Photo courtesy of Cox Farms
Photo courtesy of Cox Farms

17 Fall Festivals and Fairs for DC Families

Summer comes to a halt in September, but that doesn't mean festival season is behind us. Fall brings harvest festivals with pumpkin-flavored everything and apples galore, events celebrating cultures both near and far, and craft fairs to help you stock up early on holiday shopping. The DC area is brimming with family festival fun this autumn.

Keep reading for kid-friendly events that you'll love to add to your crew's calendar, and don't forget to check out our events calendar for more fall fun.


Conservancy Festival Grounds
6060 Burke Centre Parkway
Burke, VA 22015

Takoma Park Middle School
7611 Piney Branch Road
Takoma Park, MD 20910

Falls Church
223 Little Falls Street City Hall Grounds
Falls Church, VA 22046

Cos Farms
15621 Braddock Rd
Centreville, VA 20120

Washington DC
Along Pennsylvania Avenue from 3rd to 7th Streets NW
Washington, DC

Lake Anne Plaza
1609 Washington Plaza W
Reston, VA 20190

Parkridge Center
11096 Bulloch Drive
Manassas, VA 20109

Freedom Plaza
Pennsylvania Avenue between 12th and 14th Streets NW in front of Freedom Plaza
Washington, DC

Great Country Farms
18780 Foggy Bottom Rd
Bluemont, VA 20135

Cos Farms
15621 Braddock Rd
Centreville, VA 20120

Great Country Farms
18780 Foggy Bottom Rd
Bluemont, VA 20135

Downtown Vienna
131 Church St NE
Vienna, VA 22180

Historic Downtown Fairfax
3999 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030

Town of Clifton
Clifton Road, South
Clifton, VA 20124

Dulles Expo Center
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
Chantilly, VA 20151

Cos Farms
15621 Braddock Rd
Centreville, VA 20120

Montgomery County Fairgrounds
501 Perry Parkway
Gaithersburg, MD 20877