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Favorite Fall Activities


Are you looking for activities to enjoy the season and spend time with friends and family? Not to fear, we’ve got a list of some of our team’s favorite fall activities to help you plan your next adventure.

Apple Picking and Pumpkin Patches

Until late October - Check out Homestead Farms in Poolesville, Maryland – their apple season usually runs until late October!

Until November 8 – Cox Farm’s Festival Market offers all your favorite favorites from pumpkins, apples, cider, pies, and much more!

Washingtonian has a great list of orchards you can visit in the area for apple picking.

Halloween-inspired, Spooky and Scary Activities

Until October 23 – Cox Farm’s Fields of Fear – Based in Centreville, this Virginia farm transform every Friday and Saturday night into the ultimate spooky adventure.

October 29 – For ages 21 and up, there is the annual Nightmare on M Street Bar Crawl, where you can dress up, bar hop, and check out some popular Dupont Circle venues.

October 29 – Get tickets and stop by the Black Cat in DC for their Eighties Mayhem event, a Halloween dance party!

Until October 29 – Six Flag’s America hosts its annual Fright Fest in Bowie, Maryland. Enjoy roller coasters, spooky décor, and scare attractions at the amusement park!

Until October 31 – Get a Scream Pass and prepare for some scares at Field of Screams in Maryland!

Until November 5 – Laurel’s House of Horror in Maryland. From escape rooms to a haunted house, this attraction has all the scary attractions a horror movie enthusiasts will enjoy.

Anytime - Visit “The Exorcist” Steps in Georgetown – Stroll through Georgetown and visit the narrow and daunting stairwell was in the 1973 film.

Anytime – Take a ghost tour and find out about DC’s history while checking out some of the haunted spaces!

Halloween Activities For The Whole Family

October 27 – No tickets are required for this free event at the Hirschhorn Museum. This10 am-12 pm event is a hands-on experience for kids to get inspired by Kusama and make their own work of art!

October 28 to October 30 – Grab tickets and stop by the Smithsonian National Zoo for this evening Halloween event. They say it “is perfect for kids ages 4 to 12.”

October 31 – Enjoy a candlelight jazz concert on Halloween day at St. Francis Hall, filled with music that will set the perfect ambiance for the spooky holiday.

Fairs and Festivals

October 22 – Brambleton’s Fall Fest offers the perfect setting for a family outing with live music, activities, and much more!

October 22 to October 23 – The Fall Harvest Festival in George Washington’s Mount Vernon offers activities for all ages, from 18th-century activity demonstrations, treats to beer tastings – there is something for everyone!

October 29 – Head to Reston to see and shop for all sorts of crafts and artisan goods, from glassworks to artwork, at the sixth annual U.C.P. Fall Art and Craft Fair!

November 5 – Head over to Nationals Park to enjoy live music, food trucks and craft brews from local breweries at DC Beer Fest!

November 6 to November 13 –Explore some of the best eateries in the DC Metro Area and support Black-owned restaurants during DMV Black Restaurant Week! Participating restaurants may have special dishes and promotions you won’t want to miss!

Until November 8 – The Pumpkin Village Fall Fest at Leesburg Animal Park is a perfect family activity for a fall day, chock full of activities from pony rides, hay maze, face painting, and so much more!

Until November 8 – Cox Farm’s Fall Festival opens Thursday to Monday until early November and features all sorts of activities from live entertainment, farm animals, hayrides, and so much more!

Best Neighborhoods To Vist and When!

Before Halloween – Looking for the best places to see some Halloween decorations, we’ve got the scoop!

These Fairfax County Homes go all out for the spooktacular holiday, and their decorations are must-see!

November 12 - Del Ray – Stroll the streets of Del Ray and enjoy art, food, music, and so much more!

Do you have a favorite fall activity? Comment or send us a message. We’d love to hear from you!

For the love of real estate and the fall season….

The Chrissy + Lisa Team