Fall

Colorful leaves, cozy vibes and marvelous weather make autumn one of DC’s most alluring times to visit.

14 Fall Events & Festivals You Don't Want to Miss in Washington, DC

Washington, DC’s outdoor fun and festivals do not conclude when summer turns to fall. The city’s calendar stays packed with day and weekend-long events that showcase food, music and culture, many of which are free. Explore some of the season’s highlights.

Band performing during Adams Morgan Day on 18th Street - Free summer festival in Washington, DC
60+ Things to Do This September in Washington, DC

Events Celebrate Labor Day Weekend – Aug. 31 – Sept. 3 Celebrate summer’s last big weekend with free events, outdoor activities and cultural experiences in the nation's capital. We’re taking the work out of making your Labor Day weekend plans with more than 20 ways to make the trip a memorable one...

Taste of Georgetown - Food Event in Washington, DC
20+ Restaurants with Fires to Cozy Up to in Washington, DC

If you’re not fortunate enough to have a fireplace at home or space for a bonfire in the backyard, no worries – these bars and restaurants in the District have you covered with roaring fireplaces, warm wood-fired ovens and outdoor fire pits. So mosey on over to these prime spots for getting cozy,...

Farmers Fishers Bakers Winter Lounge Outdoor Dining with Fireplace in Georgetown - Cozy Restaurants with Fireplaces in Washington, DC
Free Things to Do: Events, Festivals & More in Washington, DC

With access to free museums, the monuments and memorials, the Library of Congress and more, Washington, DC is unrivaled for its many free attractions . But at any given time, you can also take advantage of free one-of-a-kind events, groundbreaking exhibits and unique festivals, making DC the...

Free Events, Festivals and More in Washington, DC - No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man Exhibit at the Smithsonian Renwick Gallery
20+ Autumn Museum Exhibits You Don’t Want to Miss in Washington, DC

Arts and culture reign each fall in Washington, DC, as both theaters and museums debut new attractions. Below, we’ve gathered some of the most intriguing exhibits and displays to be found at DC’s museums throughout the season. And don't forget: many of these museums can be visited for free. • • •...

Visitors at the National Gallery of Art on the National Mall - Free art museum in Washington, DC
20+ Must-See Fall Plays, Musicals & More in Washington, DC

Each fall, Washington, DC and its incredible performing arts scene offers up can’t-miss theater productions, from acclaimed Broadway plays to exciting new shows from local dance companies. Read on for highlights of the fall theater season. • • • The National Theatre 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,...

H Street NE Neighborhood - Atlas Performing Arts Center & H Street Country Club - Washington, DC
10 Great Fall & Winter Hotel Packages in Washington, DC

Both fall and winter make for great times to visit Washington, DC, as the city comes alive with can’t-miss theater , new museum exhibits and so much more. Hotels all over the city, and even some just outside of it, are offering awesome packages and deals throughout the coming months. Check out some...

Guest in The Embassy Row Hotel Deluxe King Room - The best fall and winter hotel packages in Washington, DC
5 Reasons to See a Washington Redskins Game at FedExField

It’s that time of year again ! Football season is here, which means Washington, DC has a fever for the local team. Washington is led by head coach Jay Gruden, who embarks on his fifth season at the helm with high expectations. The ‘Skins will look to reach the Super Bowl for the first time since...

@curtkennedy - Washington Redskins Football Home Opener - FedExField
Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate in Washington, DC

Brace yourselves, winter is here and along with it, the bitter cold. How will you weather the storm? We’ve got your survival guide right here, and it involves hot, melted chocolate beverages that are sweet, sinfully delicious and sometimes very adult.

@icecreamjubilee - Nutella Hot Chocolate from Ice Cream Jubilee - Where to Find the Best Hot Chocolate in Washington, DC
9 Ways to Pay Tribute This Veterans Day in Washington, DC

Many of the monuments and memorials in the nation’s capital honor servicemen and women, while the city’s museums are packed with important military history that sheds light on the immense sacrifices that the U.S. Armed Forces have made to protect this country. On Veterans Day (Nov. 11),...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day - Washington, DC