Fall into the season with bright-hued foliage, favorite art events, outdoor festivals and Halloween haunts this autumn in Alexandria, Virginia. Voted one of Travel + Leisure’s Best Cities in the U.S 2023 and a Condé Nast Traveler Top 5 Best Small City in the U.S. 2022, Alexandria boasts beautifully preserved historic architecture to enjoy on the 81st Annual Historic Alexandria Homes Tour or along cobblestoned Captain’s Row fit for the season with gas-lit lanterns and seasonal decor. Find more fall things to do below.
Enjoy outdoor art festivals such as the 21st Annual Alexandria Old Town Art Festival, Del Ray’s 28th Annual Art on the Avenue and more. Get spooked on Alexandria Colonial Tours’ Ghost & Graveyard Tour and bring the whole family to the Del Ray Halloween Parade or unwind at George Washington’s Mount Vernon with the Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour and Fall Harvest Festival. Explore more fall events and happenings below.