Rosslyn Harvest Fest


  • Friday, Oct 27, 2017 4pm - 10pm
  • Saturday, Oct 28, 2017 10am - 5pm

LOCATION: Central Place Plaza - 1800 N. Lynn Street

For the first time in our neighborhood, enjoy the change of seasons and celebrate autumn in the streets of Rosslyn during Harvest Fest! 


Central Place Plaza + Gateway Park East + Continental Beer Garden 

  • Arts and Craft Market with 25+ vendors: crafts, specialty food, jewelry, photography, clothes and accessories

  • Autumn Beer Gardens 

  • Live Music, including Trailer Grass Orchestra and Burnt Sienna

  • Professional Dia de Los Muertos Face Painting

  • Halloween Party at Continental Beer Garden

  • Saturday for KIDS: Games, Face Painting + Magic Show! Come in your Halloween costumes: you might get more treats! Spooky bell concert at nearby Netherlands Carillon, too!

Participate in one of the TRICK OR TREAT hunts throughout the neighborhood! For adults on Friday night and for kids on Saturday. 



Central Place Plaza

  • 4-10 p.m. - Arts + Crafts Market: crafts, specialty food, jewelry, photography, clothes and accessories...
  • 6 p.m. - Autumn Beer Garden Opens
  • 6:30-9 p.m. - Live Music: Trailer Grass Orchestra
  • 6-9 p.m. - FREE Friday Night Scavenger Hunt for Adults! (*See below for information on how to participate). It's a chance to win great prizes!

Gateway Park East

  • 6-9 p.m. - Halloween Festivities: Beer Garden, Inflatable Corn Maze, Scavenger Hunt, D.J.,
    Dia de Los Muertos Face Painting
  • 7:30-10 p.m. - Live Music: Burnt Sienna

Continental Beer Garden

  • Halloween Party - Open to the Public



Central Place Plaza

  • ALL DAY: Live Music
  • 10 a.m.-5 p.m. - Arts + Crafts Market
  • 10 a.m.-1 p.m. - Pumpkin Carving Show
  • 1 p.m.-2 p.m. - Line Dancing 
  • 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m. - FREE Trick or Treat for Families! (*See below for information on how to participate).

Gateway Park East

  • 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. - KIDS' DAY: pumpkin games and activities, face painting, inflatable corn maze, refreshments (apple cider, popcorn, etc.), trick or treating (Kids can collect free candy and other fun prizes!)
  • 10:30 a.m. - Magic Show: Magic of Zain (45 minutes) 
  • 2 p.m. - Pets and Kids Parades in Costumes!

Continental Beer Garden

  •  12-3:30 p.m. - 25 percent off your brunch with the code "HARVEST FEST" - Dog and Kid Friendly 

Netherlands Carillon

  • 3-5 p.m. - Bats in the Belfry. Local D.C. bats will play spooktacular tunes (Harry Potter, Thriller, Ghostbusters...) on the 50-bell Netherlands Carillon + pumpkin carving. All ages welcome! 

*How to participate in the SCAVENGER HUNT (Friday) and TRICK OR TREAT (Saturday) - FREE

Pick up your FREE bag/pumpkin basket either at the Rosslyn info cart at Central Place Plaza or at the Rosslyn tent at Gateway Park. You will get a map of all the stations where you can stop to get free treats and collect golden tickets to redeem for prizes at the end of your hunt! Prizes include wireless headphones, Kindle Fire HD tablets, restaurant gift cards, drink tokens for the beer gardens at Harvest Fest, kid prizes and more. Make sure to wear a great costume and stop by ALL the stations, you might get even more treats! Supplies are limited so make sure to come early!

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 Other Events

Weekly Parkrun - Theodore Roosevelt Island
Saturday, May 13 - Saturday, November 11
at Theodore Roosevelt Island

FRESHFARM Rosslyn Farmers Market
Wednesday, September 13 - Wednesday, October 25
at Central Place Plaza

Wing Night!
Monday, September 25 - Monday, November 27
at Quinn's on the Corner