Top Things to do in October

 

October in the DC area brings some of the prettiest days of the year. With the cooling temperatures and the crunch of leaves under your feet, it’s a great time to get outside and enjoy a variety of fall festivals. Here are just a few in our area this month.

 

FESTIVALS: FOOD, DRINK & FUN

The variety of festivals this month is amazing. From friendly neighborhood street fairs to heritage celebrations, there’s something for everyone. Whatever your interests are, you can explore our vibrant and diverse metro area through food, drink, art, literature, and so much more.

In the District

In Maryland

In Virginia


 

Halloween Fun

Does Halloween make you feel like a kid again? Whether you like your jack o’lantern is smiling or your ghost stories are truly frightening, check out these ideas to join in the spooky fun.

 

Pumpkins, Hayrides & Harvest Festivals

In Maryland

In Virginia

 

Ghost Tours & Haunted Attractions

In the District

In Maryland

In Virginia


 

MUSEUMS

Museums in our area offer so much variety. Whether you like to explore history and science or lose yourself in priceless works of art, the options seem almost endless – and so many are free!