Things to Do in October Around Lorton

Fall is here in Lorton and it’s time to enjoy all the crisp autumn air in your favorite NoVA neighborhoods.

We’ve got you covered from the best fall festivals to Virginia Wine Month celebrations and all the spookiest Halloween scares in Northern Virginia in-between. Here’s our top picks for things to do in Northern Virginia in October:

THIS WEEKEND:

📚 Fall for the Book Festival – Fairfax

  • Wednesday, October 11th – Saturday, October 14
  • Locations across Northern Virginia

👻 Madhaunter’s Madhouse at the Workhouse Arts Center – Lorton

  • Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

🧘🍻 Detox to Retox: Beer & Yoga – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, October 14th, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
  • Brew Republic Bierwerks

🎨 Second Saturday Art Walk – Lorton

  • Saturday, October 14th, 6:00 PM – 9:00PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

🍷 42nd Annual Virginia Wine Festival – Alexandria

  • Saturday, October 14th and Sunday, October 15th, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Oronoco Bay Park

🍂 Fall Carnival – Herndon

  • Friday, October 13th – Sunday, October 15th, 11:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Frying Pan Farm Park

🐶🍺 Pet Adoption & Rescue Ale Tapping – Alexandria

  • Saturday, October 14th, 12:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Port City Brewery

🎉 Latino American Festival – Arlington 

  • Sunday, October 15th, 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Kenmore Middle School

🍅🍏 Lorton Farmer’s Market – Lorton 

  • Sunday, October 15th, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • VRE Parking Lot

Yoga Class at Brewery

NEXT WEEK:

🧘🍻 Yoga + Beer at Fairwinds – Lorton 

  • Monday, October 16th, 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Fair Winds Brewing Company

🎥 Wicked Wednesday Outdoor Movies – Crystal City 

  • Wednesday, October 18th and Wednesday October 25th, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • WeLive Beer Garden

📻 Radio Bingo – Woodbridge 

  • Thursday, October 19th and October 27th, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Brew Republic Bierwork

🍷🎵 Friday Night Music – Stafford

  • Friday, October 20th and Friday October 27th, 6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Potomac Point Winery & Vineyard

👻 Fairfax City Ghost Tours – Fairfax

  • Saturday, October 20th, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
  • Historic Downtown Fairfax

🍻🎈 Forge Four Year Anniversary Party – Lorton

  • Saturday, October 21st, 12:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Forge Brew Works

🍻🍂 Northern Virginia Fall Brewfest – Centreville

  • Saturday, October 21st and Sunday, October 22nd, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Bull Run Regional Park

Sunset Over Pumpkin Patch

END OF OCTOBER:

👻🍷Murder Mystery Dinner – Stafford

  • Friday, October 27th, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM
  • Potomac Point Winery

👻 Haunted Happenings – Manassas

  • Saturday, October 28th, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Historic Downtown Manassas

👻🚑 Hospital Horrors – Manassas

  • Saturday, October 28th, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Ben Lomond Historic Site

👻🍻 Badwolf Brewing Halloween Party – Manassas City

  • Saturday, October 28th, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Badwolf Brewhouse

👻🍻 Bier-o-ween – Tysons

  • Saturday, October 28th, 8:00 PM – 2:00 AM
  • Tysons Biergarten

🎭🍻 Brew Republic’s Halloween Costume Party II – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, October 28th, 7:00 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Brew Republics Bierworks

👻🎃 Fields of Fear – Centreville

  • Fridays and Saturdays in October, 7:30 PM – 11:00 PM
  • Cox Farms

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