Washington DC Fall Festivals

fall festivals in and around washington dc

2018 DC Fall Festivals

Fall is quite lovely in Washington DC. So, with autumn finally in full swing, we thought we’d share the scoop on this season’s hottest events.

In this post, you will find info on the most anticipated 2018 fall festivals, fairs, and events in Washington DC and nearby towns.

Let’s dive in!

6 Fall Festivals In & Around Washington, DC

1. Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour

When: October 5-7, 2018 @6:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Where: George Washington’s Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, VA 22121

What: Looking for a fall festival as well as a fun road trip destination? The historic estate of George Washington’s Mount Vernon will host the Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour. Enjoy live music with unlimited samples of from 20 Virginia wineries.

Cost: Tickets start at $38, purchase online.

Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour


2. All Things Go Fall Classic

When: October 6-7, 2018 @12:00 PM

Where: Union Market, 1309 5th Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

What: Union Market will host the All Things Go Fall Classic concert event, which stretches across two days and features performances from Carly Rae Jepsen, Maggie Rogers, Billie Eilish, Børns and many more. Plus, you can expect an incredible food lineup with eats featuring Shake Shack, Vice Cream, Bun’d Up, and more.

Cost: Tickets start at $65, purchase tickets online.

All Things Go Fall Classic DCPhoto Source: allthingsgofallclassic.com


3. H Street Festival

When: Saturday, October 13, 2018 @12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Where: H Street NE, Washington, DC 20002

What: One of DC’s most popular neighborhoods pulls out all the stops for their annual H Street Festival. This event features live music, dance performances, family-friendly activities, contests and plenty of food vendors across its 14 staging areas, with dozens of businesses participating.

Cost: FREE!

H Street Festival Washington DC

Photo Source: hstreetfestival.org


4. Snallygaster

When: Saturday, October 13, 2018 @1:00 PM

Where: Yards Park, 1st Street SE and N Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

What: In the spirit of Oktoberfest, Snallygaster is DC’s most anticipated beer festival. With over 300 craft brews and ciders, this festival also serves up a full lineup that includes food trucks and plenty of live music.

Cost: Tickets start at $40, and you can purchase through their website.

Photo: Source: snallygasterdc.com


5. The Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival

When: October 25-28, 2018

Where: Lincoln Theatre, 1215 U Street NW, Washington, DC 20009

What: Comedians Tig Notaro and Brightest Young Things host their annual Bentzen Ball Comedy Festival. The 4-day festival at the Lincoln Theatre features a variety of shows with comedians such as Phoebe Robinson, Amanda Seales, Cameron Esposito, Rhea Butcher, and more.

Cost: Tickets start at $20 and price varies per show.

bentzen ball comedy festival washington dc

Photo Source: brightestyoungthings.comOh


6. Taste of DC

When: October 26-27, 2018

Where: Audi Field Stadium, 100 Potomac Avenue SW, Washington, DC

What: Taste of DC is the Mid-Atlantic region’s premier culinary cultural festival. The annual festival has been bringing the community together since 1989! It’s a weekend full of 50+ of the region’s best restaurants and the area’s most extensive beer garden. Plus, enjoy two stages of live music and culinary entertainment and an artisan market.

Cost: Tickets start at $15, purchase online.

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Happy Fall

We at Hirschfeld Apartment Homes in Maryland hope everyone has a safe and joyous fall. For more fun and festive events that are only a road trip away,  check out our article on Baltimore Fall Festivals.


fall festivals in and around washington dc