Fall Festivals Guide In Maryland, DC, Northern Virginia, And More!

With the start of school and (hopefully) cooler weather, there are so many fantastic fall festivals and activities in the Baltimore-DC Area.

Hopefully, this guide will act as your comprehensive resource for fall family fun in the greater Baltimore-DC area. I have focused this guide on families with young children.

I hope you pick out the best pumpkin ever, drink the best apple cider slushies, and see the most vibrant fall colors using this guide!

This fantastic farm and orchard is located in Germantown, MD.

Butlers Orchard

Located in Mount Airy, MD, Rock Hill Orchard is a pick your own orchard also boasts an on-site creamery, animal experiences, flower picking, and a playground!

Rock Hill Orchard

This year’s festival runs from 11 to 15 October in Garrett County. Festival activities include craft shows, parades, live music, and fantastic views of the fall foliage.

Autumn Glory Festival

Peak bloom at the U.S. National Arboretum is in mid-to-late October, with many varieties of maple trees showing off their bright red splendor.

U.S. National Arboretum

If you are headed to Western Maryland you have to check out Swallow Falls State Park in Oakland, MD. Check out the hike to Muddy Creek Falls, a 53′ waterfall.

Swallow Falls State Park