10 Fun Fall Events in Washington D.C.

As the air begins to crisp, leaves begin to fall, and Olivia Pope comes back on our TVs, we have to wonder what the locals of the nation’s capital do this time of year. Washington DC is more than just a setting for Olivia and President Fitzgerald to sneak around. Here’s a list of the top ten events to attend this fall.

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Barktober Fest

Saturday October 24, 2015

Craft beer tasting your two legged AND four legged friends can attend. Does it get any better than this? Yes! All the proceeds go to The Washington Animal Rescue League.

VIP: $50

General Admission: $35 ($40 at the door)

Non-Drinking Guests: $10


LoCo Brew Fest

October 24, 2015

A beer festival that features beer exclusively brewed in Loudoun County. Also, some local restaurants and food trucks!

Admission: $20


Capital Harvest on the Plaza

May 15, 2015 – November 13, 2015

A farmer’s market right on Pennsylvania Avenue. Nothing better than fresh fruit and a beautiful view. Well, pizza and TV is nice too, but to each their own.

Admission: Free


Halloween Zombie Festival at the Half Street Fairgrounds

October 27, 2015

A Zombie Movie Festival and Zombie Dance Party featuring the longest outdoor bar in DC!

Theatre admission: $6.50



Once a month from April to October

A food truck festival with live music, on-site bar, and games. Fun for the whole family or just yourself. We don’t judge.

Admission: Free Food and drinks cost extra


Art on the Avenue

October 10, 2015

An art festival for the whole family, games, over 300 vendors, food. Do you really need anything else to have a great night? I don’t think so.

Admission: Free


The Reel Independent Film Extravaganza

October 9- 13, 2015

An independent film festival for filmmakers to enjoy screenings of independent films and mingle with one another.



Taste of DC

October 10-11 A food festival with over 70 of DC’s best restaurants, food trucks and food curators.

Admission: $10 for adults

$5 for children 6-12


Boo at the Zoo

October 23-25, 2015

Families can visit the zoo during the evening with haunted trails, Halloween themed animal houses, and trick or treating.

Admission: $20 for members and $30 for non members.


Washington International Horse Show

October 20-25, 2015

Over 600 horses go to compete for prizes. Audiences can enjoy barrel races, dancing dressage horses, and terrier races.

Admission: Ranges from $10-$40


What are some of your favorite things to do in the fall?

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