Take advantage of fall festival season with plenty of al fresco festivities. From September 30 to October 1, 2023, the 21st Annual Alexandria Art Festival will host juried artwork to peruse and purchase at John Carlyle Square. On October 7, the ever-popular 28th Annual Art on the Avenue celebrates the community’s creative spirit with an artistic bonanza of some 300+ vendors along Mount Vernon Avenue. On September 21 and October 19, stroll scenic streetscapes along a free self-guided tour during Old Town Art Nights. And from October 6-8, soak up Potomac River views while savoring vino during the most popular annual event at George Washington’s Mount Vernon, the Fall Wine Festival & Sunset Tour.