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Well, D.C.-area moms and dads, autumn is finally here! We couldn't be more excited about the assortment of fall festivals, hay rides, haunted houses, pumpkin patches, nature hikes and other fall activities available throughout Northern Virginia, Washington, D.C., and Maryland. Take a look at the calendar below, where we've compiled the region's best fall happenings for your convenience. If you notice we're missing one of your favorite fall activities, please email us at calendar@washingtonparent.com to let us know. Happy harvest!

Oktoberfest 2017 in Viginia, Maryland and Washington DC




SEP   18   Tuesday


Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   19   Wednesday


Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   20   Thursday


Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   21   Friday


Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   22   Saturday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Montgomery County Education & Activities Fair. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring a picnic amd a blanket or purchase lunch from our food trucks. SSFS is on a beautiful 140 acre campus. Enjoy the serenity whild you "digest" the best education and activity resources in the county. Indoors and outdoors, weather permitting. FREE Sandy Spring Friends School, Sandy Spring, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   23   Sunday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
KIDfest: Find Your Spark!. All ages (family-friendly event). 12 to 5 p.m. KIDfest is part of KID Museum's ongoing effort to expose children and adults alike to the power of hands-on maker learning and inspire the next generation of creative and confident innovators. Along with two stages of live musical performances and entertainment, the festival also features dynamic talks by local inventors, as well as exhibits and activities that include both fun, off-the-wall inventions and serious science innovations. FREE Silver Spring Civic Building, Silver Spring, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
ZooFiesta. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Visitors can kick off the Smithsonian-wide Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at "ZooFiesta: Un dia de diversion animal para toda la familia!" There will be a variety of fun-filled family activities, including live music and educational activities about conservation in Central and South America. FREE National Zoo, Washington, DC.

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SEP   24   Monday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   25   Tuesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   26   Wednesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   27   Thursday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   28   Friday


Annual Queen City Mischief & Magic. Family-friendly event. Wizards, witches and muggles will flock to Staunton, for a weekend celebrating all the things "Harry Potter." With a touch of wizardry, the historic downtown is transformed into a magical village, offering themed shopping, dining and hands-on activities for all ages. Visitors are greeted by Norberta the Dragon, where selfies and costumes are encouraged. Use Traipse, the free app, to explore our walkable downtown while solving puzzles designed to tickle every wizard's brain. FREE Downtown Staunton, , VA.
Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Harvest Happenings. Kids ages 3 to 8. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Experience the fun and excitement of the changing of the season! Kidsinger Jim, who sings and plays guitar while his farm animal friends roam and interact with the audience, will perform. Activities include amusement and carnival games and arts and crafts projects. You can purchase and decorate small pumpkins. Plus a variety of child- and adult-friendly food choices will be available for purchase. FREE McLean Community Center, McLean, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   29   Saturday


73rd Annual Pohick Church Country Fair. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Fair includes games, booths, moon bounce, smoked pork barbecue, funnel cakes, homemade apple butter, free children's games, historic colonial church tours, organ concerts, live music, a classic car show, a Boy Scout camping and cooking demo and much more. FREE Historic Pohick Church, Lorton, VA.
Annual Autumn Apple Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bring your family and enjoy hands-on kid's activities, apple tasting, cider pressing, and demonstrations of historic orchard tools. Celebrate the "American Fruit" by making cider in a historic barn and tasting heirloom apples. Enjoy carnival games and prizes, face painting, farm-themed moon bounce, crafts and participate in a good old-fashioned cake walk! Event is free with paid Museum admission. FREE Heritage Farm Museum, Claude Moore Park, Sterling, VA.
Annual Queen City Mischief & Magic. Family-friendly event. Wizards, witches and muggles will flock to Staunton, for a weekend celebrating all the things "Harry Potter." With a touch of wizardry, the historic downtown is transformed into a magical village, offering themed shopping, dining and hands-on activities for all ages. Visitors are greeted by Norberta the Dragon, where selfies and costumes are encouraged. Use Traipse, the free app, to explore our walkable downtown while solving puzzles designed to tickle every wizard's brain. FREE Downtown Staunton, , VA.
Fall Coloring & Craft Activity Weekend. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To celebrate the Fall season, we will have fun with coloring and craft activities for the kids. Come get your pumpkins, play in our Enchanted Pine Tree Forest Maze and enjoy all our great Rides! Gem mining, food vendors, pumpkins and local cider, too. $$ Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall for Fairfax KidsFest. All ages (family-friendly event). Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The whole family will enjoy exciting, interactive, educational programs and activities and entertainment featuring the many cultures of the county. Carnival Superpassess available online. FREE Farifax Government Co. Government Center, Fairfax, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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SEP   30   Sunday


6th Annual WJMF Day in the Park. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your whole family to the park for a Sukkot celebration featuring games, fun activities and musical performances by Josh & the Jamtones! FREE Stead Park, Washington, DC.
Annual Queen City Mischief & Magic. Family-friendly event. Wizards, witches and muggles will flock to Staunton, for a weekend celebrating all the things "Harry Potter." With a touch of wizardry, the historic downtown is transformed into a magical village, offering themed shopping, dining and hands-on activities for all ages. Visitors are greeted by Norberta the Dragon, where selfies and costumes are encouraged. Use Traipse, the free app, to explore our walkable downtown while solving puzzles designed to tickle every wizard's brain. FREE Downtown Staunton, , VA.
Fall Coloring & Craft Activity Weekend. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. To celebrate the Fall season, we will have fun with coloring and craft activities for the kids. Come get your pumpkins, play in our Enchanted Pine Tree Forest Maze and enjoy all our great Rides! Gem mining, food vendors, pumpkins and local cider, too. $$ Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall for Fairfax KidsFest. All ages (family-friendly event). Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The whole family will enjoy exciting, interactive, educational programs and activities and entertainment featuring the many cultures of the county. Carnival Superpassess available online. FREE Farifax Government Co. Government Center, Fairfax, VA.
Harvest: Family Farm Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). Festival 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and concert 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Enjoy a hands-on Sukkot/harvest festival with farm activities, animal visits, nature arts, snackes and more! Preregistration and tickets online. $$ Pearlstone Center, Reisterstown, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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October

OCT   1   Monday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   2   Tuesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   3   Wednesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   4   Thursday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   5   Friday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   6   Saturday


Bowie International Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bowie celebrates the International Festival with a variety of entertainers, artists, crafters, food and children's activities. This year enjoy entertainment on two stages; food from the far reaches of Asia to right here in our own backyard; children's activities with a "passport" to earn a prize; vendors selling crafts, clothing, jewelry and other offerings from around the world. FREE Allen Pond Park, Bowie, MD.
College Park Day 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). 12 to 6 p.m. See the static display of helicopters that will be flying in today! Meet the crews and learn about their missions. Activities include obstacle courses, climb wall, bounce house, face painting, arts and crafts, live bands, performers and more! Come say hello to the folks who keep you safe; check out their fire trucks and squad cars. Food and drinks, community exhibitors and unique vendors. FREE College Park Aviation Museum, College Park, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Joshua's Hands Annual Fall Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The theme this year is Autumn: A Season of Bounty! Enjoy live entertainment by local and regional artists, mimes, puppets, Celtic School of Rhythm & Dance and Blue Ridge Thunder Cloggers. Kids will enjoy Wildlife Ambassadors, fire trucks, the petting farm and 4-H animal exhibits. Live auction at 2 p.m. will include quilts, restaurant gift cards, sports memorabilia, homemade goodies and more. FREE 38327 Charles Town Pike, Waterford, VA.
Maryland Rennaissance Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual fest recreates a 16th century English village with crafts, food, live performances on 8 stages, a jousting arena and lots of games. You can see a fire-eater, marvel at jugglers and magicians and listen to music and choral groups. Kid-friendly activities include free pony rides, a maze, archery, a play area and dozens of games. Tickets online. $$ Anne Arundel Fairgrounds, Crownsville, MD.
Oktoberfest. All ages (family-friendly event). 1 to 6 p.m. Celebrate the harvest season at the Alice Ferguson Foundation's annual Oktoberfest! Enjoy Bavarian music, food and beer. Plus old-fashioned hay wagon rides to the Potomac River. Children can meet our barnyard animals, have a chance to press a glass of fresh apple cider and make their own unique crafts in our historic cabin. Tickets online. $$ Hard Bargain Farm, Accokeek, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
SterlingFest. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. SterlingFest is a wonderful event! Enjoy a wide variety of foods, crafts, business, health, technical, informational and religious vendors and sponsors. Children's activities and rides, the Sterling Playmakers and local musicians all provide enlightening entertainment. FREE Sterling Community Center, Sterling, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.
Taste of Bethesda. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Taste of Bethesda brings together Bethesda's best restaurants. Five stages showcase musical and cultural performances, and a children's area featuring arts and crafts activities, balloons and face painting will provide additional entertainment for young visitors. Tickets will be sold on-site to "taste" different foods. FREE Woodmont Triangle, Bethesda, MD.
Teddy Bear Farm Visit. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Teddy Bear Contests at 1 and 3 p.m. Folk singing with Tony Noon to 4 p.m. both days. Enchanted Express Train Ride, pony rides and hayrides to the pumpkin patch. Enchanted Forest attractions, hay bale maze and gem mining. Food vendors, pumpkins and local cider. $$ Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, MD.

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OCT   7   Sunday


2018 Arts Herndon Children's Literary Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate the Literary Arts with ArtSpace Herndon! In collaboration with local author, Kwame Alexander, Arts Herndon presents the first Herndon Children's Literary Festival. Enjoy authors, illustrators, reading, panels, storytelling and exhibitors. Strolling entertainment, artisans and food round out this outdoor festival. FREE Herndon ArtSpace, Herndon, VA.
Clifton Day Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. This year's Clifton Day Festival will feature a marketplace with 150 vendors. Crafts, live music, children's activities, train rides and plenty of food and beverage choices will add to the fun! FREE FREE Clifton, VA.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Kinderfest. All ages (family-friendly event). 12 to 5 p.m. Families from all around the Washington metropolitan area are invited to participate in Kinderfest - a day focused on children featuring festivities, programs and entertainment for the whole family. FREE Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro, MD.
Maryland Rennaissance Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual fest recreates a 16th century English village with crafts, food, live performances on 8 stages, a jousting arena and lots of games. You can see a fire-eater, marvel at jugglers and magicians and listen to music and choral groups. Kid-friendly activities include free pony rides, a maze, archery, a play area and dozens of games. Tickets online. $$ Anne Arundel Fairgrounds, Crownsville, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.
Teddy Bear Farm Visit. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Teddy Bear Contests at 1 and 3 p.m. Folk singing with Tony Noon to 4 p.m. both days. Enchanted Express Train Ride, pony rides and hayrides to the pumpkin patch. Enchanted Forest attractions, hay bale maze and gem mining. Food vendors, pumpkins and local cider. $$ Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, MD.

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OCT   8   Monday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   9   Tuesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   10   Wednesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Fall for the Book Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). Times vary. Based at George Mason University, Fall for the Book is an independent non-profit literary arts organization that connects readers and authors so that readers become acquainted on a personal level with writers and their work in new and vibrant ways. It also gives children their first experience with the thrill of writing creatively through tailored workshops and readings. Schedule online. FREE Various locations, Fairfax, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   11   Thursday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Fall for the Book Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). Times vary. Based at George Mason University, Fall for the Book is an independent non-profit literary arts organization that connects readers and authors so that readers become acquainted on a personal level with writers and their work in new and vibrant ways. It also gives children their first experience with the thrill of writing creatively through tailored workshops and readings. Schedule online. FREE Various locations, Fairfax, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   12   Friday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Fall for the Book Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). Times vary. Based at George Mason University, Fall for the Book is an independent non-profit literary arts organization that connects readers and authors so that readers become acquainted on a personal level with writers and their work in new and vibrant ways. It also gives children their first experience with the thrill of writing creatively through tailored workshops and readings. Schedule online. FREE Various locations, Fairfax, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
Spooky SPY Family Night. Kids ages 5+. 6 to 9 p.m. Ditch your Halloween costume and change your whole identity! Has your brother been spying on you? Is grandma really a secret agent? Test your family's spy skills as you run top secret missions, go deep undercover and transform your appearance with the help of professional make-up artists, challenge yourself in Code Cracker competitions, explore all forms of spy tradecraft and enjoy spy snacks. Tickets online. $$ Spy Museum, Washington, DC.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   13   Saturday


Fall Farm Days: Life on the Farm. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 14. Offering many agriculture-themed programs, Mount Bleak House tours, live music, a children's play area, delicious food and drinks for sale, and, of course, the pick-your-own pumpkin patch. FREE Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, VA.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Fall Festival at Parkridge Center. All ages (family-friendly event). 2 to 5 p.m. Celebrate all things fall with Parkridge Center at our first annual Fall Festival! Featuring live music, seasonal treats, games for all ages, a petting zoo and more. Taking place in the parking lot, rain or shine. FREE FREE Manassas, VA.
Fall for the Book Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). Times vary. Based at George Mason University, Fall for the Book is an independent non-profit literary arts organization that connects readers and authors so that readers become acquainted on a personal level with writers and their work in new and vibrant ways. It also gives children their first experience with the thrill of writing creatively through tailored workshops and readings. Schedule online. FREE Various locations, Fairfax, VA.
Maryland Rennaissance Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual fest recreates a 16th century English village with crafts, food, live performances on 8 stages, a jousting arena and lots of games. You can see a fire-eater, marvel at jugglers and magicians and listen to music and choral groups. Kid-friendly activities include free pony rides, a maze, archery, a play area and dozens of games. Tickets online. $$ Anne Arundel Fairgrounds, Crownsville, MD.
PetOberfest. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy family and pet friendly activities including: a pet parade/costume contest, pet-friendly exhibitors, children's entertainment, store discounts, prizes and much more. Pet photo booth donations will benefit the Prince William SPCA. All pets in attendance must be leashed. FREE Stonebridge at Potomac Town Center, Woodbridge, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   14   Sunday


Fall Farm Days: Life on the Farm. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, October 14. Offering many agriculture-themed programs, Mount Bleak House tours, live music, a children's play area, delicious food and drinks for sale, and, of course, the pick-your-own pumpkin patch. FREE Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, VA.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Maryland Rennaissance Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual fest recreates a 16th century English village with crafts, food, live performances on 8 stages, a jousting arena and lots of games. You can see a fire-eater, marvel at jugglers and magicians and listen to music and choral groups. Kid-friendly activities include free pony rides, a maze, archery, a play area and dozens of games. Tickets online. $$ Anne Arundel Fairgrounds, Crownsville, MD.
Oktoberfest at the Kentlands. All ages (family-friendly event). 12 to 5 p.m. Professional pumpkim carving, free wagon rides, hands-on crafts, inflatables, family activities, kids muisc stage, food and drinks. FREE Downtown Main Street and The Kentlands Mansion, Gaithersburg, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   15   Monday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   16   Tuesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   17   Wednesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   18   Thursday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   19   Friday


Boo at The Zoo. Kids ages 4 to 12. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, decorated trails and opportunities to learn about some seriously spooky animals, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family. New to this year's event is a sensory space in the Think Tank classroom for guests with sensory processing disabilities to take a quiet break from trick-or-treating. Tickets online. $$ National Zoo, Washington, DC.
Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   20   Saturday


10th Annual American Indian Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate the rich and diverse cultures of Native Americans at this event featuring live music, drumming, singing, dancing, storytelling, interactive exhibits, demonstrations, American Indian games, archery and more! Entertainment, games and fun activities make this a great day. Nominal fee for food and some activities. FREE Jug Bay Natural Area, Upper Marlboro, MD.
Annual Fall Fiesta & Auction. 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. The annual Fall Fiesta supports Rosemount Center's mission to prepare children and families for the future by providing comprehensive early childhood education and family support programs in a bilingual, multicultural setting. Serving over 250 children and families each year. Enjoy silent and live auctions, refreshments and live music. Tickets online. $$ Rosemount Center, Washington, DC.
Archaeology Family Day. All ages (famimly-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate International Archaeology Day! Talk to archaeologists. Practice the skills archaeologists use to piece together the past. Participate in mock excavations, illustration and decoding ancient writing systems. Examine museum artifacts in the Q?rius Collections Zone. Preregistration required. FREE National Museum of Natural History, Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center, Washington, DC.
Boo at The Zoo. Kids ages 4 to 12. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, decorated trails and opportunities to learn about some seriously spooky animals, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family. New to this year's event is a sensory space in the Think Tank classroom for guests with sensory processing disabilities to take a quiet break from trick-or-treating. Tickets online. $$ National Zoo, Washington, DC.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Fall Harvest Family Days. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take a horse-drawn wagon ride and play colonial games on the bowling green before heading to the Pioneer Farm to observe 18th-century demonstrations and greet General Washington. Find your way through a straw bale maze and listen to the Itinerant Band play colonial tunes. Rain or shine. Tickets online. $$ George Washington's Mount Vernon, Pioneer Farm, , VA.
Maryland Rennaissance Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual fest recreates a 16th century English village with crafts, food, live performances on 8 stages, a jousting arena and lots of games. You can see a fire-eater, marvel at jugglers and magicians and listen to music and choral groups. Kid-friendly activities include free pony rides, a maze, archery, a play area and dozens of games. Tickets online. $$ Anne Arundel Fairgrounds, Crownsville, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.
Trunk or Treat. Kids ages 5 to 12. 5 to 7 p.m. Get a jump start on Halloween and join us for a family friendly Trunk or Treat in the Church parking lot. Wear your costume and enjoy snacks and games! FREE Franconia United Methodist Church, Alexandria, VA.

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OCT   21   Sunday


18th Century Colonial Market Fair. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Join the working farm for food - apples, savory meat pies and homemade bread. Let Market Fair entertainers, tradesmen and the militia amuse and educate you. Learn to dip candles or turn a piece of wood on the carpenter's lathe, all in true colonial fashion. $$ Claude Moore Farm, McLean, VA.
Boo at The Zoo. Kids ages 4 to 12. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. With more than 40 treat stations, animal demonstrations, decorated trails and opportunities to learn about some seriously spooky animals, this frightfully fun evening is a magical time for the whole family. New to this year's event is a sensory space in the Think Tank classroom for guests with sensory processing disabilities to take a quiet break from trick-or-treating. Tickets online. $$ National Zoo, Washington, DC.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Fall Harvest Family Days. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Take a horse-drawn wagon ride and play colonial games on the bowling green before heading to the Pioneer Farm to observe 18th-century demonstrations and greet General Washington. Find your way through a straw bale maze and listen to the Itinerant Band play colonial tunes. Rain or shine. Tickets online. $$ George Washington's Mount Vernon, Pioneer Farm, , VA.
Maryland Rennaissance Festival. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This annual fest recreates a 16th century English village with crafts, food, live performances on 8 stages, a jousting arena and lots of games. You can see a fire-eater, marvel at jugglers and magicians and listen to music and choral groups. Kid-friendly activities include free pony rides, a maze, archery, a play area and dozens of games. Tickets online. $$ Anne Arundel Fairgrounds, Crownsville, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.
Trick-or-Treating at Mount Vernon. All ages (family-friendly event). 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. The estate will again open its gates for Halloween fun and spook-tacular activities! Participate in a special scavenger hunt, take a wagon ride on the 12-acre field and create a boo-tiful Halloween craft. Walk in a children's costume parade around the Mansion-prizes will be awarded for the best George and Martha costumes. Rain or shine. Tickets online. $$ George Washington's Mount Vernon, Mount Vernon, VA.
World of Montgomery Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). 12 to 4 p.m. This annual event will inspire multicultural appreciation and understanding by spotlighting the cultures of Korea, China, El Salvador, Ethiopia, and India, which are some of the largest immigrant populations in Montgomery County. Enjoy international music, food, dance, culturally authentic arts demos, hands-on activities and more. FREE Montgomery College, Rockville, MD.

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OCT   22   Monday


18th Century Colonial Market Fair. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Join the working farm for food - apples, savory meat pies and homemade bread. Let Market Fair entertainers, tradesmen and the militia amuse and educate you. Learn to dip candles or turn a piece of wood on the carpenter's lathe, all in true colonial fashion. $$ Claude Moore Farm, McLean, VA.
Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   23   Tuesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   24   Wednesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   25   Thursday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   26   Friday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   27   Saturday


Fall Farm Days: History of Sky Meadows. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Step back in time and see history come to life. Stroll through the Historic Area buildings and interact with our living historians, get a taste of hearth cooking, watch the blacksmiths at work at the forge and take a tour of Mount Bleak House. Also offering a children's play area, live music, delicious food and drinks for sale, and, of course, the pick-your-own pumpkin patch. $$ Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, VA.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Halloween Costume Parades. Kids ages 12 and under. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Costume parades at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both days. Rides, pumpkin patch, Enchanted Pine Tree Forest Maze, find gemstones & minerals at our flume. Food vendors, pumpkins and local cider. $$ Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Mall-O-Ween. Kids 12 and under. 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Enjoy mall-wide trick-or-treating plus halloween craft activites, face painting and horse-drawn hay rides from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Don't miss the Very Spooktacular Magic Shows starting at 11 a.m. and 12 p.m. Costumes are encouraged! Event rules online. FREE Dulles Town Center, Dulles, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
Spooktacular Celebration and Open House. All ages (famimly-friendly event). 3 to 5 p.m. Join us for live music from private music students, mask making, theater performance by We Happy Few, treats galore and more. Costumes encouraged! FREE Capitol Hill Arts Workshop, Washington, DC.
Spooky Pooch Howl-o-ween Celebration. All ages (family-friendly event). 2 to 4 p.m. Grab your four-legged friend and high-tail it to Hillwood for an afternoon of Halloween fun on the Lunar Lawn. Strut your mutt in our canine costume competition. Tickets online. $$ Hillwood Museum, Washington, DC.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   28   Sunday


Fall Farm Days: History of Sky Meadows. All ages (family-friendly event). 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Step back in time and see history come to life. Stroll through the Historic Area buildings and interact with our living historians, get a taste of hearth cooking, watch the blacksmiths at work at the forge and take a tour of Mount Bleak House. Also offering a children's play area, live music, delicious food and drinks for sale, and, of course, the pick-your-own pumpkin patch. $$ Sky Meadows State Park, Delaplane, VA.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Halloween Costume Parades. Kids ages 12 and under. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Costume parades at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both days. Rides, pumpkin patch, Enchanted Pine Tree Forest Maze, find gemstones & minerals at our flume. Food vendors, pumpkins and local cider. $$ Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
NSO Family Concert: Halloween Spooktacular. Kids ages 5+. 2 p.m. (sensory-friendly performance) and 4 p.m. An annual tradition! The Concert Hall transforms into a ghostly sight when the NSO performs new and old classics to celebrate Halloween, which this year also marks the Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) with our ghoulishly attired musicians. Arrive early for trick-or-treating and a special Haunted Hall Musical Instrument "Petting Zoo." Tickets online. $$ Kennedy Center, Washington, DC.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.
THE GLOW: A Jack O'Lantern Experince. All ages (famimly-friendly event). Times vary. THE GLOW features an enchanting and unforgettable wonderland of more than 5,000 hand carved, illuminated pumpkins transformed into beautiful landscapes, iconic figures and larger than life structures. Tickets online. Rain or shine. $$ Lake Fairfax Park, Reston, VA.

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OCT   29   Monday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   30   Tuesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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OCT   31   Wednesday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Fall Festival and Pumpkin Playground. All ages (family-friendly event). 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Celebrate our 24th year! Hayrides, pumpkin fort, farm animals, slides, Cherokee storyteller, teepee, Western town and much more. See an admission coupon in our ad. $$ Burke Nursery, Burke, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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November

NOV   1   Thursday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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NOV   2   Friday


Clark's Eliok Farm Activities. All ages (family-friendly event). 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (last admission at 4 p.m.). Explore a petting farm, hayrides, pony rides, picnic area and special weekend events. $$ Clark's Eliok Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.

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NOV   3   Saturday


Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Pumpkin Chucking Weekend. Kids ages 12 and under. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We have a special catapult that will launch your pumpkin across the farm. Bring your own pumpkin and let's see how far it will go! One last visit with your favorite animals and enjoy the Fall scenery on a hayride. Watch the pumpkins go splat! $$ Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.

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NOV   4   Sunday


Fall Festival 2018. All ages (family-friendly event). Weekdays, 10 a.m. 5 p.m., weekends, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. So much fun in one place! Hyrides, hug jumping pillows, goat petting, pumpkin patch, hill slides and much more! $$ Amazing Farm Fun @ Ticoneroga, Chantilly, VA.
Pumpkin Chucking Weekend. Kids ages 12 and under. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We have a special catapult that will launch your pumpkin across the farm. Bring your own pumpkin and let's see how far it will go! One last visit with your favorite animals and enjoy the Fall scenery on a hayride. Watch the pumpkins go splat! $$ Clark's Elioak Farm, Ellicott City, MD.
Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.
Shocktober 2018. PG-13 Scary Fun. Friday and Saturday, 7 to 10 p.m. and Sunday, 7 to 9 p.m. Whether you're looking for fun and unique weekend entertainment or are hunting for just the right Halloween attraction, you won't want to miss this 4-story, terrifying, award-winning haunted house! Are you brave enough to face the horrors around every corner? All proceeds benefit The Arc of Loudoun. Tickets online. Rain or (moon)shine! $$ Shocktober's Paxton Manor, Leesburg, VA.

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NOV   5   Monday


Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.

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NOV   6   Tuesday


Pumpkin Village Fall Fest. All ages (family-friendly event). Open daily, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., weather permitting. Enjoy giant hill slides, hay rides, pedal carts, moon bounces, pony rides, pumpkin patch and lots of fall fun for the whole family! Trick or Treat, October 28 and 29 from 12 to 3 p.m. with Halloween Costume Contest at 2 p.m. Tickets online. $$ Leesburg Animal Park, Leesburg, VA.