Washington D.C. September 2024

Washington D.C. September 2024 Events

Washington D.C. September 2024 Events

Summer Turns to Fall in Washington D.C. in September

Average temperature low and high: 59°- 81°
Fall is approaching in September. While the leaves do not start turning until later on, the temperature begins to cool, making all your adventures in the temperate Washington D.C. weather all the better.

September Event Calendar

Oktoberfest Weekend at the Wharf

Oktoberfest Weekend at the Wharf

Put on your lederhosen and hit the Waterfront at Oktoberfest Weekend at the Wharf.  Cheer on your favorite pup in the Dachschund Dash, listen to live music, eat authentic German cuisine, and, of course, drink lots of beer.  Don't forget to enter the stein-hoisting competition - it's harder than you think.

Oktoberfest at The Wharf

Oktoberfest at The Wharf

The Wharf is excited to announce its annual Oktoberfest celebration featuring a weekend full of activities perfect for all ages. This year’s festivities feature the Annual Wiener 500 Dachshund Dash, a polka dance party on Transit Pier, and stein hoisting contests. Throughout the weekend, restaurants across The Wharf will have German fare, Bavarian decor, and Sam Adams Octoberfest beer. Pets are allowed during this festival in the outdoor areas of The Wharf. Please bear in mind that it will be crowded. Entry to this event is free.

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H Street Festival

H Street Festival

Dubbed the "best kept secret in Washington, DC," the H Street Festival allows artists and performers to display their talents. A combination of live stage performances and vendor booths line 11 blocks, drawing in over 150,000 guests. Participants can explore everything from fashion to poetry at one of D.C.'s favorite festivals.

Fiesta DC

Fiesta DC

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month this September at Fiesta DC, an annual multicultural festival that's all about the culture of Latin American and the Caribbean. See parades, live musicians, traditional dancing and art exhibits while enjoying various cuisines. The winner of Miss Fiesta DC earns a cash prize. It's a beautiful experience outdoors along an inlet of the Potomac River. The festival is free and open to all.

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Washington D.C. Events in September

Concerts

Theater & Headliners

Sports

Nightclubs

Things to do in Washington D.C.

Things to Do in Washington D.C. in September

Make the Rounds at Dupont Circle

Make the Rounds at Dupont Circle
This historic neighborhood is known for many things: it is home to Embassy Row, the Phillips Collection of Modern Art, and the picturesque Dupont Circle fountain. Beyond that, it is one of the leading centers of local DC culture. Restaurants, bars, theaters, and the DC Improv Comedy Club all populate this lively, vivid and beautiful district.

Explore the Hip Georgetown Neighborhood

Explore the Hip Georgetown Neighborhood
Adjacent to Georgetown University, this neighborhood is renowned for its food and nightlife, befitting any hip college area. High-end bars like the Degrees at the Ritz Carlton feature cocktails aplenty, while Martin’s Tavern is a cozy restaurant and bar that fits in with any evening plans you might come up with. There is a wide array of restaurants, featuring everything from American food to Vietnamese, all within walking distance from one another. Movie lovers can even take a detour to see the staircase featured in the ending of the 1973 film The Exorcist, located just off from Georgetown University’s main campus.