Fall Family Events, Halloween, & Trick-or-Treating in the DC Area


Fall DC events are here and FULL of fun! The temperature is dropping, leaves are changing, pumpkins and apples are ready to be picked, and it’s Halloween season!

Check out our full guide to fall events and happenings in the DC area as you plan for an amazing autumn with your family. Be sure to reach out to friends and ask them to visit a pumpkin patch or apple orchard with you!

Halloween Happenings

Pumpkin Patches

Apple Picking

apple picking guide in the DC Area

Haunted Houses

Fall Foliage

Fall Festivals

September Events

October Events

Corn Mazes

Holiday Trains


Farmers Markets

101 Things to Do

Toddler Hikes

10 short hikes with toddlers in the DMV

Explore Nature

Neighborhoods Guide

Best Playgrounds

favorite dc Playground

Indoor Play Spaces


family-friendly wineries


Brunch Spots

DC Coffee Shops

VA Coffee Shops

MD Coffee Shops

Best Spas

Spa Day DC

Favorite Things


camp with kids

Halloween Movies

BOO Neighbors

Halloween Dinner

Green Halloween


Fall Ideas

fall DC events

Tutoring Guide



best sunflower fields in the DC area

Top 10 Things to Do this Fall:

  1. Visit a pumpkin patch or fall festival.
  2. Pick apples from a local orchard and make something with them!
  3. Hike with your children at a new location.
  4. Visit a local bakery or donut shop.
  5. Practice self-care at a with a special coffee or spa time!
  6. Ride or visit trains in our area.
  7. Get a family portrait session done.
  8. Do a fun Halloween activity as a family.
  9. Invite a friend for a playdate at a local park.
  10. Visit a Smithsonian this Fall!

We hope this guide to fall DC events helps you have your best fall yet! Please be sure to share this guide with friends and tag us in your photos on Instagram or Facebook. We love to see what you are up to!

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