Fall Festival Season in Alexandria

As fall foliage emerges, Alexandria’s historic brick-lined streets are the perfect backdrop for the city’s fall festival season, filled with outdoor art festivals, Halloween haunts, wellness events and riverside races. Plus, the tall ship Godspeed from Jamestown visits October 12-14, 2018 as part of Portside in Old Town Festival celebrating the new Portside in Old Town series of free waterfront happenings.

Alexandria welcomes autumn with more than 60 seasonal events. Named the #1 Best Value U.S. Travel Destination 2018 by Money magazine and one of the South’s Prettiest Cities 2018 by Southern Living, Alexandria is more vibrant than ever during the city's most colorful season. With luxurious accommodations just steps from festival and event venues, galleries, boutiques and restaurants, visitors can enjoy the perfect fall getaway.

Top 11 Reasons to Visit This Fall With so many fall festivities, there’s no better time to paint the town than during Alexandria’s most colorful season. Learn More ›
Fall Festivals & Events The fall season is a showcase of festivals, arts and crafts events and live performances. Learn More ›
Leaf Peeping Guide Alexandria is home to over 100 champion or notable trees. We’ve compiled an introductory guide to larger-than-life leaf peeping in Alexandria. Start Peeping ›
King Street Art Festival Old Town Alexandria’s King Street from Washington Street to the Potomac River waterfront is transformed into a gallery filled with art from more than… Learn More ›
Old Town Weekend Itinerary Looking for a relaxing weekend in Old Town? Explore MONEY’s #1 Best Value U.S. Travel Destination for 2018. Get Inspired ›
Alexandria Restaurants Restaurants in Old Town Alexandria offer unforgettable meals in a beautifully historic and walkable setting. Bon Appétit ›
Alexandria Hotels From boutique to popular chain-brand hotels within walking distance of dining and shopping, often 30% cheaper than hotels in D.C., Alexandria is the… Book a Room ›
Fall Fashion Visit the DC region’s Shop Small headquarters for the perfect fall find. Alexandria is filled with independent boutiques throughout Old Town and Del… Learn More ›

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