Fall

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

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 check back soon for even more exhibits. Don't forget: many of DC's...

Visitors at the National Gallery of Art on the National Mall - Free art museum in Washington, DC
4 Reasons to Check Out DC's Sports Teams This Fall

Washington, DC is a sports town — and fall is the best time to be a sports fan. The NFL season revs to life, as do the regular seasons for the NHL and NBA, and NCAA Basketball tips off as well. Fortunately, the DC area’s bounty of teams means there are plenty of reasons to watch or attend games as...

@deiwalsh - Washington Redskins football game at FedExField - Reasons to attend a Redskins game this fall in DC
Must-See Museum Exhibits, Events & More Ending Soon in Washington, DC

Many events , plays and museum exhibits that have elevated Washington, DC’s arts and culture scene are ending soon. Fortunately, we’ve compiled our favorites here so that you have an exciting checklist of things to do in the nation's capital. ​• • • Washington National Opera: ‘Otello’ – Ends Nov...

@chasingkaiphoto - Child jumping in front of the U.S. Capitol building surrounded by fall foliage - Fall in Washington, DC
20+ Must-See Fall Plays, Musicals & More in Washington, DC

Each fall, Washington, DC and its incredible performing arts scene offer up can’t-miss theater productions, from acclaimed Broadway plays to exciting new shows from local companies. Read on for highlights of the fall theater season. • • • John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts 2700 F Street...

H Street NE Neighborhood - Atlas Performing Arts Center & H Street Country Club - Washington, DC
Where to Find Pumpkin & Other Fall Flavors in Washington, DC

With pumpkin spice rolling out earlier and earlier every year, you can satiate your sweet tooth while bringing full-on pumpkin power before the leaves even change colors. But pumpkin’s not the only fall flavor on the block. We’ve got a roundup of the best places to find tastes of autumn amazingness...

Ice Cream Jubilee Fall Flavors - Ice Cream in Washington, DC
5 Reasons to See a Washington Redskins Game at FedExField This Fall

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 sixth 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
30+ Concerts to Check Out This Fall in Washington, DC

Alright, so, summer is over (or almost, anyway). We’re disappointed. You’re disappointed. But have no fear! Many of Washington, DC’s amazing music venues will welcome dozens of great artists from numerous genres to their stages. There are plenty of great concerts to see at these venues, and all...

@bandoftomorrow - Concert at the historic 9:30 Club - Concert venues in Washington, DC -
16 Ways to Make the Most of Fall in Washington, DC

While spring and summer get much of the glory in Washington, DC, as the leaves turn shades of auburn the nation’s capital buzzes with endless sights to see and things to do. From witnessing fantastic fall foliage on the National Mall and getting spooked during Halloween festivities to experiencing...

@iampoojatiwari - Fall Foliage at the Lincoln Memorial - Washington, DC
20+ 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 and plan your trip today.

Band performing during Adams Morgan Day on 18th Street - Free summer festival in Washington, DC
#MyDCcool Fan Photos of the Month

We’ve asked our Instagram , Twitter and Facebook fans to tag their DC pics #MyDCcool , and the results have been incredible! Check out these beautiful photos from the month of October, including gorgeous shots of fall foliage, some of the best dishes from around the city and exciting photos from...

@ambarella - View of fall foliage from the Glenstone Museum - Free museum near Washington, DC