Columbus Day Weekend


For many of us, Columbus Day Weekend means one thing… THREE DAY WEEKEND! Are you ready for a long weekend? If not, we put together a list of different events happening in the area that sound fun, exciting and perfect for a beautiful fall weekend.

Taste of DC

Head down to Pennsylvania Avenue NW between 3rd St – 7th St to sample over 50 DC restaurants.  While experiencing the local flavors, you will also be able to enjoy great drinks and live entertainment.

Oktoberfest with Capital City Brewing Company, Arlington, VA

Get your Lederhosen out and head to the largest Oktoberfest in Northern Virginia.  This is your chance to enjoy authentic Oktoberfest food, beer and music without having to board a plane for Germany.

Fall Festival, Fairfax, VA

If you are looking for something free to do this weekend, head over to Fairfax for a festival featuring over 400 vendors.  There will  be activities and entertainment  for people of all ages, amusement rides and three beer gardens.

Maryland Pumpkin Festival, Frederick, MD

Join Summers Farm in Frederick, Maryland in celebrating all things pumpkin with your family.  Take a chance in the corn maze, pick out a pumpkin in the pumpkin patch, learn the art of pumpkin sculpting and enjoy many more activities while listening to live music.

Perfect Pairings, Bethesda, MD

Enjoy a day of pairing small plates with different wines from around the world up in Bethesda Row.  This is a great way to learn about new wines and how to pair wine and food together at some of Bethesda’s best restaurants.

Posted by Jill Burke