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 market — will 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.
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