If you’re wondering what to do this fall in the DC Metro areas, Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia there is a lot going on.
If you are a dog lover take your dog trick or treating at the For Dogs Treating Fairmont Hotel in the Georgetown section of Washington DC. Make sure your dog has a costume there will be a contest. Besure to buy a $5 cup of witches brew and feel free to leave a donattion for animal rescue services. For the address visit fairmont.com/washington/
On October 25th if you are a scaredy cat do not be on Georgia Ave the Silver Spring DC Zombie Walk will start promptly at 9:30 it will end at the movie theatre where participants will watch Dead Snow 2. If you come to Georgia Ave you will witness zombies walking a path thru DC Fenton St and Colesville. If you want to participate come dressed at Sligo and Georgia at 8pm and visit the website site for parade route. For more info go to silverspringzombiewalk.com
Adults Only Check out the last two weeks of Ocktoberfest at Biergartenhaus. Taste 8 special Ocktoberfest beers while you listen to live music and play beer trivia. This event ends on October 31st for more info go to Biergartenhaus.com
Visit the areas best Corn Maze. Corn Maze in the Plains is known for barn events, hay rides, and a fabulous maze. Fresh Produce and goods from farm are also sold on site. Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays Only go tocornmazeintheplains.com for more details. Plains, VA
In Centreville, VA you can visit Cox Farmsfor great family fun. Events include Hayrides, musical entertainment, animals, and fun slides. Cox Farms is open daily from 10am to 6pm. Hang out at night and things get scarier. Fields of Fear is open weekends 7pm – 11pm. Explore a 20 acre maze at night , party by the bonfire, and ride the spooky hayride. For more info and directions go to coxfarms.com.
Do you love fresh produce, home-made pies, fresh apples and eggs and jarred fresh jam. If so, visitBuckland Farm Market in Warrenton VA. The farm has all fall favorites including hay rides, farm animals, pumpkins, and cider. This farm is open year around with events and soon you can pick up a Christmas tree . For hours and directions visit bucklandfarmmarket.com.
Montpelier Farm is located in Upper Marlboro MD. It is one of the largest fall festivals in the area. Visit the 7 acre corn maze and the jack and the cornstalk exhibit, the hill slides, and even a movie. This is more fun then a kid can handle in one day. Pick your own pumpkins on site. and if you have a group rent a campfire site. For more info go to montpelierfarm.com.
Bring a flashlight to Zekiah Farmson October 25th and dare to walk the 10 acre Maze between 6pm – 9pm. On weekends during the day you can visit the farm for organic produce, apples, raw honey, and a great selection of USDA meats. Located in Waldorf, MD All other days the Maze is open to dusk for $8.00. Go to zekiahfarms.com.
Visit the petting farm in Ellicott City MD at Clarkland Farm. Join the Hay ride, take a pony ride, or pick your own pumpkin. Th Farm is open everyday from now to Nov 4th. Do not forget to get your fresh produce and farm raised eggs, beef, and pork. For more info go toclarklandfarm.com