We are so ready for some cooler weather here in Northern Virginia! While the temps may be saying that Summer is still hanging on, the calendar says it is almost time our most favorite time of year: changing leaves, backyard fires in the evening, and, of course, enjoying some of the fantastic Fall festivals around the area!

Below is just a sample of some of the best Fall celebrations this region has to offer.

Cox Farms Fall Festival
September 14 & 15; September 21-November 5
15621 Braddock Rd, Centreville, VA 20120
Featuring a pumpkin patch, giant slides, hayrides, rope swings, farm animals, corn mazes, straw tunnels, a goat village, apples, and cider. For the more adventurous, try out the Haunted Trail, September 20-November 4

Fairfax County Brewfest
September 21
Mustang Sally Brewing Company | 14140 Parke Long Court (Suites A-C), Chantilly, VA 20151
Featuring more than 40 breweries showing off their best American-style beers; includes live music by local bands and children’s activities like face painting, airbrush tattooing, moon bounces, and rock climbing.

Conservation Discovery Day at the Smithsonian’s National Zoo
October 5
3001 Connecticut Ave., NW Washington, DC  20008
Offered by the Smithsonian Biology Conservation Institute, visitors enjoy a behind-the-scenes look at the National Zoo’s world-renowned science, research, and animal care processes, while interacting with scientists and learning about their research on the grounds of the National Zoo. Includes live music and special activities for children.

Fall for Fairfax
October 5-6
Fairfax County Government Center | 12000 Government Center Parkway, Fairfax, Virginia  22035
Featuring more than 100 interactive activities and exhibits, including train rides, a kids’ climbing wall, a pumpkin patch, hayrides, a petting zoo, and dozens of children’s performances as well as make-your-own scarecrow workshops.

Manassas Fall Jubilee
October 5
Historic Downtown Manassas | 9201 Center Street, Manassas, VA 20110
Featuring live music and entertainment, handmade crafts, and a variety of local and traditional foods. Enjoy the pumpkin pie-baking contest, a pie-eating contest, and the adults-only Beer and Wine Garden featuring locally-crafted beverages.

Mount Vernon Fall Wine Festival and Sunset Tour
October 11, 12, & 13
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121
Featuring wine cellar tours, sampling of local wines, and live music, and sunset tours of George Washington’s home.

Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Days
October 19-20
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon, Virginia 22121
Features a variety 18th century Fall activities, such as horse-drawn carriage rides, wheat treading in the 16-sided barn, a straw bale maze, blacksmithing demonstrations, and early American games and musical performances.

Marine Corps Marathon Finish Festival
October 27
Various locations around Rosslyn, VA
Offering giveaway booths and interactive stations, a beer garden, information booths, and live performances by local and national artists including the Quantico Marine Corps Rock Band.

We hope you enjoy all the NoVA region has to offer this Fall! If you are shopping for a new home, give us call! Whether you are looking to buy or sell a home in Northern Virginia, we are always here to help with all your real estate needs! If you are unsure of your home’s value or if you are thinking about buying or selling, contact Jason at 703-298-7037 or Jason@JasonAndBonnie.com.