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Annual fall festival returns to Mosaic District this month

The annual fall festival returns to Mosaic District this month (courtesy EDENS)

A two-day outdoor fall festival returns to the Mosaic District on Sept. 23 and 24.

The annual Fall Festival will bring activities and entertainment to the mixed-use neighborhood in Merrifield from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

URBNmarket — a curated marketplace — will include a mix of 80 handmade, artists and vintage good vendors to the festival. FRESHFARM — the D.C.-based nonprofit that runs the Mosaic District’s weekly farmers marketwill also feature local vendors with produce and snacks.

Activities for kids will include a moon bounce, pumpkin painting and a games corner. A glamour tent by the Vienna Signing Princesses will also offer face painting and hair braiding.

Performances are planned throughout both days on the main stage on Strawberry Lane:

Saturday, September 23

  • 11 a.m. — Vienna Singing Princesses
  • 11:15 a.m. — Tea with Mrs. B
  • 12:30 p.m. — School of Rock – House Band
  • 2 p.m. — Patrick Alban and Noche Latino
  • 4 p.m. — Izis La Enfermera de La Salsa

Sunday, September 24

  • 11 a.m. — Vienna Singing Princesses
  • 11:15 a.m. — Tiny Dancers
  • 12:30 p.m. —  The Cassaday Concoction
  • 4 p.m. — Royals USA

There will also be fall-themed selfie stations, along with a sip-and-stroll at participating locations.

The event is free, and complimentary shuttle service will be available from the Dunn Loring Metro station.