Fall Festival at Cox Farms. Photo by Seana Shuchart Photography
Fall Festival at Cox Farms. Photo by Seana Shuchart Photography

Things to Do in DC this Weekend: Festivals, Science November 2-3, 2019

This is it! The final weekend for (most of) all those fun fall activities. Pumpkin picking, apple picking, harvest festivals...these are coming to a close as the DC area switches gear to - if you can believe it's already that time again! - the holiday season. So grab your plaid scarf, your pumpkin spice coffee, and your kids and head out to the farm for some autumnal fun.

Looking for other ideas? The 12th Annual Kids Euro Festival enters its second weekend, bringing some of Europe's best children's performers to the nation's capitol, including storytellers, musicians, and dancers. Elsewhere in the metro area, there are nature walks, science activities, and art. Or maybe you'd like to check out the DC Zoo, and we've got you covered with all the things you need to know to make the most of this family favorite destination. There's a lot to choose from this weekend, but all you need to do is show up and enjoy some quality time with your family. 

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Amazing Farm Fun at Ticonderoga
26469 Ticonderoga Road
Chantilly, VA 20152

Cos Farms
15621 Braddock Rd
Centreville, VA 20120

Marietta House Museum
5626 Bell Station Road
Glenn Dale, MD 20769

National Law Enforcement Museum
444 E Street NW
Washington, DC 20001

United States Capitol Vistor Center
First St NE Meet at the entrance of Exhibition Hall
Washington, DC 20515

Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812

Jammin Java
227 Maple Avenue
Vienna, VA 22180

Dyke Marsh
6401 George Washington Memorial Parkway
Alexandria, VA 22307