Take advantage of the beautiful September weather now that summer is coming to a close and fall is just around the corner. Here is Collington’s recommended list of the best things to do in Washington, D.C. in the month of September.


September 1, 2018: National Book Festival

Come to the Washington Convention Center on Saturday, September 1st for the 18th Library of Congress National Book Festival.



Now until September 16, 2018: Hamilton

Visit The Kennedy Center to purchase tickets to see Hamilton in Washington, D.C.


September 6, 2018 – September 16, 2018: DC Shorts Film Festival & Screenplay Competition

Washington, D.C. hosts one of the largest displays of short films across the country. Nearly 130 films were selected out of a whopping 1200 submissions across the world.


September 12, 2018 – September 15, 2018: NSO Pops: Star Wars: A New Hope (Film with Live Orchestra)

Join conductor Steven Reineke and the National Symphony Orchestra in their performance of John Williams’s Oscar®-winning composition from Star Wars: A New Hope at the Concert Hall in Washington, D.C.


September 23, 2018: Taste of Georgetownfall fest

This event benefits Georgetown Ministry Center’s Homeless Assistance Programs, so come out and show your support. Restaurants in Washington, D.C. will be serving some of their signature dishes and there will be live music and activities for your grandchildren to enjoy. Here are some other fall festivals around Washington, D.C. that may be of interest.


Take a Tour or Visit the Outdoors

Washington, D.C. is filled with beautiful national parks and museums that are worth visiting. There are also plenty of restaurants in the D.C. area worth trying. For more ideas on things to do in Washington, D.C. in September, see here.


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