Fall

Fall: Get a change of scenery this fall in DC.

100 Free & Almost Free Things to Do: Fall in DC

DC’s appeal only grows as fall foliage starts to appear. Some of the city’s most gorgeous (and free-to-visit) locales become even more scenic as summer departs. We have laid out 10 can’t-miss spots in the District that will make you sing fall’s praises without requiring you to pay a cent.

Couple at the Tidal Basin - Fall in Washington, DC
Must-See Fall Arts & Culture Events in Washington, DC

With museum openings, theater season debuts and neighborhood festivals, this fall is one of the most action-packed times to experience the cultural side of the capital city. Check out the following rundown of openings, events, festivals, museum exhibits and performing arts. Historic Openings Grand...

All Things Go Fall Classic - Washington, DC
14 Places to Get Cozy in Washington, DC

If you’re not fortunate enough to have a fireplace at your home, or space for a bonfire in the backyard, no worries – the District has you covered. Numerous restaurants and bars have areas fit for kicking back, relaxing and shaking off the brr of fall and winter with fireplaces and heaters to go...

Bonfire - Places to Get Cozy - Washington, DC
Where to Find Pumpkin-Infused Treats This Fall in Washington, DC

Fall is pumpkin season, when local eateries and cafes outfit their treats with that classic flavor. As the leaves fall, journey to these DC spots that can satiate your sweet tooth while also bringing full-on pumpkin power.

Baked & Wired - Where to Find Pumpkin-Infused Treats This Fall in Washington, DC
Explorer-In-Chief: Marvel at DC with These Presidential Experiences

As you know, the President of the United States lives in Washington, DC. Now that the obvious has been stated, you should also know that the nation’s capital has many ways to engage with presidential history. Of course, you can always tour the White House , but we’ve detailed other attractions to...

@brandonmkopp - Visitor at the Lincoln Memorial - Washington, DC
5 Tours Sure to Spook You in Washington, DC

You know you're truly scared when your knees begin to wobble and you can barely hold yourself up. Well, consider a fright-inducing walking ghost tour through DC the ultimate challenge. The following tours, many of which are year-round, will have you delightfully spooked as you attempt to walk from...

U.S. Capitol - Full Moon - Washington, DC
10 Ways to Engage with African American History & Culture this Fall in Washington, DC

The National Museum of African American History and Culture opened its doors on Sept. 24, and the corresponding weekend included all kinds of fun . Secure your timed passes for the National Mall’s newest museum, then check out all these other awesome ways to experience fascinating African American...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial at Sunset - Washington, DC
14 Ways to Celebrate Election Season in Washington, DC

With DC serving as the nation’s capital, it’s only fitting that restaurants and bars throughout the city would gear up for election season with themed specials. We’ve collected our favorites and shared them below – offers range from cocktails to cuts of steak. Enjoy them all before you cast your...

White House - Fall Foliage Surrounding South Portico - Washington, DC
12 Places to Watch Football in Washington, DC

‘Tis football season, which means it’s time to cozy up to a bar rocking your favorite team’s colors, order up a brew and some apps and get to cheering (and shaking nervously during the biggest moment of the game). We have compiled 12 great spots that will only increase the pleasure of football-...

Penn Social - Chinatown - Washington, DC
Paying Tribute: Veterans Day in Washington, DC

Many of the monuments and memorials in the nation’s capital honor servicemen and women, and the city’s museums are packed with important military history that sheds light on the immense sacrifices that American armed forces have made to protect this country. On Veterans Day, commemorations at said...

Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Veterans Day - Washington, DC