7 Things To Do in October

Fall is here and that means it’s time for festivities, fun, and food! Make plans to check out these October events happening in Virginia!

DC Fray Sports Happy Hour ​— October 5th, 12th, and 19th

Partner up and come test your ping pong and cornhole skills at this happy hour showdown series on The Plaza at Westpost. Tournament-style games will be hosted each week by DC Fray with music provided by a live DJ. Players of all skill levels are invited to RSVP. — Eventbrite

Nighthawk x Banditos Concert Series FutureBandDC​ — October 8th

Come enjoy the free outdoor concert featuring FutureBandDC, a local band influenced by The Roots and Earth, Wind & Fire. Grab a seasonal beer and pizza from Nightahwk Brewery & Pizza or try Bandito’s Taco’s & Tequila for something with a little kick. Tickets are not required but you are encouraged to RSVP. — Eventbrite

Makers Market​ — October 9th

Spend a sunday morning with a collection of the area’s best local creators and artisans at the outdoor pop up market on The Plaza. The neighborhood event is free to attend and will feature unique, handmade craft goods. Make a day of it and book a reservation at one of the many restaurants at Westpost. — Eventbrite

Tim Ma x Night Market​ — October 15th

Night Market is a nod to the traditional Asian street markets that are rich with culture and cuisine. Chef Tim Ma and partners are excited to bring the open-air market to the Westpost plaza with live music and carnival games. Night Market will benefit Chefs Stopping AAPI Hate. The event is free to attend. — Eventbrite

Copperwood Tavern’s Shucktoberfest​ — October 22nd

The 5th Annual Shucktoberfest is an Oktoberfest style party featuring local breweries, oysters, an outdoor market, and more. The family and the dog-friendly festival are free to attend but tickets are required for alcoholic beverages. You can purchase your tickets on the official website.

Bun’d Up & Pooch Portraits host a Halloween Themed Pet Portraits! — October 23rd

Halloween are for the pups too! Pooch Portraits, the area’s top pet photographer, will be at Bun’d Up for a photoshoot. Bring your dressed-up pets for an un-fur-gettable experience. Sign up to receive an email alert from Westpost or follow on social for more event announcements.

Trick-or-Treat​ at The Village At Shirlington — October 29th

Trick or Treat returns to The Village at Shirlington on Saturday, October 29th from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM. The neighborhood will be filled with candy and goodies for you to collect as you walk around. Prizes will also be given for the best Halloween pictures posted and tagged on Instagram. RSVP for the event today.  — Eventbrite