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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 – it is pumpkin season and their apple season usually runs until late October!

Until November 7 – Cox Farm’s Festival Market offers all your favorite favorites from pumpkins, apples, cider, pies, and much more!

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

Halloween-inspired, Spooky and Scary Activities

Until November 4 – Cox Farm’s Fields of Fear – Based in Centreville, this Virginia farm transform every Friday and Saturday night into the ultimate spooky adventure.

Until October 31 – Markoff’s Haunted Forest – Haunted trail in Dickerson, Maryland. Enjoy scares and thrills on Americas longest haunted trail.

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 4– 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!

Fairs and Festivals

October 28 – 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 4 – Head over to Nationals Park to enjoy live music, food trucks and craft brews from local breweries at DC Beer Fest!

Until November 7 – 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 7 – 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!

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!

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