Fall Activities in Alexandria VA

Changing leaves aren't the only things coloring Alexandria's streets in the fall--come autumn, the city brims with art-filled festivities, flavorful eats and on-trend fashion all along the Potomac River. Kicking off the fall arts season, the King Street Art Festival brings more than 300 artists to Alexandria Virginia.

Fall flavors pepper Alexandria restaurants, featuring gourmet cuisine and locally-sourced beer and wine. And as the year's most fashionable season sweeps in, the city's independent boutiques keep up with the latest trends. Always dedicated to its vibrant arts and culture, Alexandria especially shines in the fall, the city's most colorful season--with luxurious hotels just steps from festival venues, galleries, boutiques and restaurants, art enthusiasts transform a culture-centric afternoon into a creativity-filled weekend.

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 ›
Fall Festivals & Events The fall season is a showcase of festivals, arts and crafts events and live performances. Learn More ›
Pubs & Bars From cozy speakeasies to great live music spots, Alexandria has more than 35 bars and pubs to cater to any occasion. Learn More ›
Local Virginia Wines When it comes to wine, Virginia is to the east coast what California is to the west: a top producer of much-loved vino. Learn More ›
Farmers Markets : Visit the country’s oldest continuously run farmers market and several others in town for fresh, locally-grown produce, handmade arts and crafts,… Learn More ›
Farm to Table Local ingredients expertly paired with a flavorful glass of wine, ensuring that dining out never looked so healthy Learn More ›
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 ›