September Events around the Greater DC Area

September is filled with fun events to enjoy the rest of the summer and usher in the fall season. Grab some friends and save the dates for these upcoming events:

Greater DC Area

DC Wine Fest is on September 14th, specially curated wineries will be serving wine all day for the ultimate wine lovers’ experience. The event is rain or shine and there will be live music to keep the party going. The fest is happening about 8 blocks away from Columbia Plaza and 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue.

The Labor Day Capitol Concert is an annual event that is happening on Sunday, September 1 on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. The concert is free to the public and is about a half hour metro ride away from Columbia Plaza, The Swift at Petworth, and 2401 Penn Ave.

Zoo Uncorked on September 12th. Expect an evening event filled with wine and animals. Included in the ticket is unlimited wine tasting hosted by Total Wine and food trucks to purchase food and it’s all happening just a short metro ride away from The Swift at Petworth.


Rockville Town Square is holding “Salsa on the Square” every Thursday through September 26th. It’s a great way to get moving and it’s just a 10 minute car ride away from Rollins Park and Congressional Towers Apartments.

September 8th is the Takoma Park Folk Festival, a free event, all about folk music and the community. The event boasts over 60 musicians with crafts, games and food. Free Shuttles from Takoma’s Metro

Pentagon City

Washington, DC History and Culture is holding a guided walking tour on September 8th of the Pentagon 9/11 memorial where attendees will hear the events and history behind 9/11, as well as, learn about the creation and design of the memorial itself. The event is happening just 2 blocks away from Aura at Pentagon City.

Crystal City’s Oktoberfest will be on September 28th at New District Brewing. Your admission ticket includes a full-sized custom mug and drink tickets. Enjoy a day of fun with live music and a variety of food trucks. Residents at Aura Pentagon City will be less than a 2 minute walk away and 2401 Pennsylvania Avenue and Columbia Plaza are also close by. Cheers!

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