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Top Fall Festivals in the Washington, DC Area


Mount Vernon Fall Harvest Days

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Visit George Washington's Pioneer Farmer Site and create your own cornhusk dolls, take a wagon ride, or find your way through a hay maze. (October)
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Mount Vernons Wine Festival & Sunset Tours

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Celebrate the history of wine in Virginia with special evening tours of the Mansion and cellar, appearances by George and Martha Washington and live music on the east lawn of George Washington's Mount Vernon home overlooking the scenic Potomac River. Visitors can bring a blanket and relax on the lawn as they sample wines from 16 Virginia wineries. (October)

Taste of Bethesda

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At the annual Taste of Bethesda, sample the foods of more than 50 restaurants, enjoy four stages of live entertainment and visit the kids corner for cookie decorating, face painting and giveaways. The Taste of Bethesda is held in conjunction with Best of Bethesda Day which features a classic car show and Rescue Day. (October)

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