Can’t-Miss September 2019

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The events below have already passed. However, it’s a great time to break out your calendar and plan ahead for next year!

Bluemont Fair

You’re invited to enjoy food, juried crafts, interactive exhibits, local beer and wine, live entertainment, and more…

Family Fitness & Fun Fest

Families are invited to save the world from unhealthy villains by blasting through learning stations…

Fall Fairy Festival

Fairies, elves, wizards, trolls, hobbits, and gnomes, meet to celebrate the end of summer…

DogFest

All breeds and pedigrees are invited to enjoy dog demonstrations, music, food, and festivities…

Oktoberfests in the DMV

Check out these local Oktoberfests — many are just for moms and dads, while some are family-friendly…

Parent’s Night out at Enshin Karate of Ashburn

Pillow fights, light swords, pizza, games, and more for the kids, and a kid-free night for the parents…

Ticonderoga Farm Fall Festival

Enjoy jumping pillows, giant slides, farm animals, and more…

Burke Centre Festival

This fall-inspired annual event features fun for the whole family…

Lovettsville Oktoberfest

From handcrafted German food and beer gardens to live entertainment, there is something for all ages…

Apple Gala & Cider Festival

Great Country Farms, known for their friendly barnyard friends and seasonal pick-your-own crops invites you to their Apple Gala & Cider Festival…

Peppa Pig’s Adventure!

Join Peppa on an exciting camping trip with George and her school friends…

Scout Day at the National Aquarium

Complete a Scout Day scavenger hunt and get up close and personal with one of the Aquarium’s 20,000 residents during a special animal encounter…

Labor Day Car Show

Get up close and personal with street rods, foreign, customs, antiques, trucks, muscle cars, motorcycles, and more…

Perfect Princess Breakfast

Dave & Buster’s is welcoming all princesses for a Perfect Princess Breakfast…

Temple Hall Farm Festival’s A-Maize-Ing Race

You might get a little corn-fused at Temple Hall Farm this year, but it’s all part of the fun…

Family Fun Fest

Test your skills on an 18-hole putt-putt course, swing in the batting cages, try out some beach volleyball, and more…

Whitehall Farm’s Fall Fun Day Festival

Enjoy lots of family-friendly fun, like a corn maze, animal encounters, wagon rides, and more…

Fall Festival at Claude Moore Park

The beautiful grounds of Claude Moore Park come to life during this weekend event…

20+ Can’t-Miss September Festivals

With only a few weeks of school under our belts, it’s hard to believe Fall is almost here…

Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience

As part of a 24-city tour across the United States, GOT fans will bask in the sounds of an 80-piece orchestra as they perform highlights from the series’ musical score…

Loudoun Station Touch-a-Truck

Little truck-lovers will enjoy a day of you-touch fun and imagination at this special touch-a-truck…

Autumn Apple Festival

Enjoy carnival games, face painting, a farm-themed moon bounce, crafts, candy apples, and a good old-fashioned “apple-themed” cakewalk…

Taste the Beaches

A coming together of restaurants, breweries, and craft experts, the event is the perfect excuse for families and friends to enjoy…

Leesburg Airshow

File your flight plan, and save-the-date for the Leesburg Air Show…

End-of-Summer Dog Swims

Mark your calendars and plan to spend the last few days of summer at some of the open dog swims in the area…

Girls’ Tech Day, Hosted by Amazon Web Services

Girls’ Tech Day, hosted by Amazon Web Services (AWS), is a one-day event designed to inspire and empower girls…

ZooFiesta

Enjoy a fun-filled family day boasting free activities, including live music and educational activities about conservation in Central and South America…

The Compassion Experience

This interactive tour immerses visitors into the daily life of a child from a poor, developing country…

Lansdowne Live Fall Nights

Join the shops at Lansdowne Town Center for free community fun…

This Free Introductory Class Is All You “Knead” to Dive Into Your Next Career!

A career in Massage Therapy allows parents like you to pursue a career with a flexible schedule that works with your family’s needs…

Paws In the Village

Paws in the Village will include all kinds of entertainment in addition to all kinds of animals…

Instrument Petting Zoo

Enjoy an Instrument Petting Zoo featuring musicians and instruments…

Messick’s Farm Market Fall Festival

Known for their farm-fresh foods and pick-your-own-produce experiences, enjoy Messick’s annual fall festival…

You’re Invited: theCoderSchool Ashburn’s Grand Opening

theCoderSchool would love to teach your kids to code because it’s fun, builds confidence, and teaches problem-solving skills…

Cox Farm Fall Festival

Enjoy giant slides, swings, pumpkin patches, animals to hand feed, and more…

NatureFest

This free community celebration will have multiple nature stations throughout Runnymede Park…

Taste of Falls Church Fall Festival

Enjoy live entertainment, children’s activities, crafters, and more…

This Weekend! LEGOLAND Visits the DMV!

LEGOLAND New York is on the road, literally, and they’ll be in our area…

This Weekend! Cox Farm Fall Festival Preview Weekend

Cox Farms Fall Festival, a must-attend event for NOVA-area families, will host their popular Preview Weekend…

Girl Scout Night with Loudoun United

Loudoun United, a professional men’s soccer league, welcomes Girl Scouts and their families to watch them play…

The Little Gym of Dulles Landing & Ashburn Open Houses: Fall Fun!

Meet their loving staff, enjoy games and activities, and take advantage of special Open House deals on enrollment…

Ashburn VillageFest

For three days only, enjoy family-friendly attractions, including carnival rides, games, live music, and more…

Occoquan Arts & Crafts Show

The town opens it’s streets to foot traffic only so visitors can enjoy visiting hundreds of vendors…

Girl Scout Day at the National Law Enforcement Museum

Visit the National Law Enforcement Museum for a day filled with hands-on activities, especially for Girl Scouts…

The Virginia Native American Festival at Riverbend Park

Celebrate the history and lives of Virginia’s Indians with local tribes…

ChalkFest

Not just a festival to visit and see — but a community festival to participate in…

Temple Hall Farm Corn Maize & Fall Festival

Celebrate fall with six fun-filled weeks at this 286-acre working farm…

Tank Farm Open House

Visit one of North America’s largest collections of decommissioned tanks and other heavy military equipment — over 100 in all…

Buy 1, Get 1 Free Aladdin Tickets at The Kennedy Center

Discover a whole new world at Disney’s Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical…

Pumpkin Village at Leesburg Animal Park

At Pumpkin Village, enjoy over 21-acres of fall-themed fun…

Leesburg Car Show

Enjoy a classic car show featuring a wide range of classic cars…

Corn Maze in the Plains

Explore the gigantic maze, pick out a pumpkin, visit the charming farm animals, enjoy a hayride, and more…

Free Introduction to Wrestling Clinic

Designed for kids who have never wrestled before, will feature a live exhibition match, and more…

Reston Multicultural Festival

Celebrate the cultural richness and diversity of our area with live entertainment, hands-on activities, and more…

Sensory Carnival & Health Fair

Guests of all ages will have multiple opportunities to gain new experiences, make new friends, and have a blast…

Broadway Princess Party

Some of Broadway’s original princesses will be singing princess songs and telling hysterical and heartfelt stories of their escapades on and off the stage

Dulles Day Plane Pull Festival

At this free festival, enjoy an amazing collection of classic cars, vintage planes, and modern aircraft…

Herndon Kids Triathlon

No matter your child’s experience, they are invited to participate in the Herndon Kid’s Triathlon…

Ashburn Village’s Car & Motorcycle Show

Enjoy checking out a variety of cars, trucks, and motorcycles…

Herndon’s Labor Day Festival

Enjoy wine and craft brew tasting, live music, a craft show, and more…

Merrifield Fall Festival

Families are invited to enjoy food, crafts featuring local artists, live entertainment, and more…

King Street Art Festival

The community is invited to enjoy the displays of more than 200 local and national artists…

Harvest Happenings

An indoor-outdoor fall festival awaits the family at this year’s Harvest Happenings…

Family LEGO Workshop

Learn all about the tallest structures of today before creating and testing out your own tall tower with tons of LEGO materials…

The Wizard School Scavenger Hunt

Wizards and muggles will track down a variety of magical beings, including mermaids, knights, and more…

Arts Alive!

Arts Alive celebrates the arts with live performances, hands-on activities, and so much more…


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