Fall Community Events Round Up

Fall is finally here! And if there’s one thing we love about our community, it’s the abundance of all the fun and festive Fall events. We’ve gathered a few of our favorites in Silver Spring, Takoma Park, and Kensington that are all free and open to the public! Get your costumes on, get the cider ready, and we’ll see you at the fair!

Kensington Fall Festival

When: Sunday, 10/15
Where: Historic Old Town Kensington
Address: 10417 Armory Ave. Kensington
Time: 11am – 4pm
Cost: FREE

Come to historic Old Town Kensington and join us for the third annual Kensington Fall Festival! Experience the streets come alive with music, kid’s entertainment, handcrafted vendors, food trucks and more. Sunday October 15 from 11am-4pm.

Learn morehttp://www.kensingtonfallfestivalmd.com/

Silver Spring Arts & Crafts Fall Fair

When: Saturday, 10/22
Where: Veteran’s Plaza
Address: 1 Veteran’s Plaza, Silver Spring
Time: 1pm – 6pm
Cost: FREE

Come out to the Arts & Crafts Fair at Veteran’s Plaza in Silver Spring. This event brings you almost 40 Arts & Crafts vendors to help you ease the holiday stress and get you ahead of the game with shopping for your loved ones. Music and entertainment will also be present. This is a family friendly, free admission event!

Learn morehttps://www.facebook.com/events/494759954208030/

3rd Annual Pumpkin Rock N’ Roll

When: Saturday, 10/28
Where: Warner Circle Park
Address: 10231 Carroll Pl., Kensington
Time: 12pm – 4pm
Cost: FREE

Join us for the 2017 Pumpkin Rock N’ Roll! Warner Circle Park in Kensington, MD will be transformed into a full-blown Halloween extravaganza. Participate in a costume parade and enjoy family-friendly attractions including live musical performances, food trucks, inflatable rides and slides, and a hay maze. Don’t miss the main event: The Pumpkin Roll, a derby race of Halloween pumpkins-turned-boxcars.

Learn more: http://www.pumpkinrocknroll.com/

Silver Spring Zombie Walk

When: Saturday, 10/28
Time: 6pm – 1am
Where: Denizen’s Brewing Co.
Address: 1115 East-West Highway, Silver Spring
Cost: FREE

Calling all Silver Spring Zombies! The 2017 Zombie Walk will kick off at Denizens at 6 PM with Halloween tunes from DJ Kenny Megan, candy, costume contests, and more. The walk will start at 9 PM, when folks can head to AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center for a showing of Night of the Living Dead. Denizens will have happy hour prices on beer starting at 9 PM until close for those who are not walking or who want to hang out after the walk / movie.

Learn morehttps://www.facebook.com/events/173478849895974/

Monster Bash

When: Saturday, 10/28
Time: 1pm – 6pm
Where: TPSS Co-op & Old Town Takoma Park
Address: 201 Ethan Allen Avenue, Takoma Park
Cost: FREE

This annual event kicks off with games and music in the public parking lot next to the TPSS Co-op located at 201 Ethan Allen Avenue. Games and music are followed by the costume parade and contest down Carroll Avenue, judging will occur on the parade route.  The festivities will end with the costume award ceremony and celebration in Old Town, at the intersection of Carroll and Laurel Avenues.

Learn morehttps://takomaparkmd.gov/government/recreation/monster-bash/

Holiday Crafts, Desserts & Sweets

When: Sunday, 10/29
Time: 1pm – 6pm
Where: Veteran’s Plaza
Address: 1 Veterans Pl, Silver Spring
Cost: FREE

Just in time for kids’ candies celebration, join us for a delectable excursion in the world of sweets and desserts! Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring, MD will be hosting its first dessert fair this fall, on Sunday, October 29th from 1pm-6pm. As Halloween is around the corner, there will also be a KIDS’ COSTUME PARADE with BEST COSTUME prize from 2:00pm – 2:30pm. Other fun activities include pumpkin decorating, storytelling, and much more.  Admission is free!

Learn morehttps://www.eventbrite.com/e/holiday-crafts-desserts-sweets-tickets-32943846933?aff=es2