Fun & Funky Fall Events Along the Northeast Corridor

Fun & Funky Fall Events Along the Northeast Corridor

Everyone loves pumpkin picking or a hayride, but sometimes a new season might have you feeling adventurous and willing to check out events off the beaten path. Read on to discover some fun and unexpected fall activities along the Northeast Corridor. Need a ride? We’ve got options! Book early and save on both  the Northeast Regional and Acela Express.

Washington, D.C.
Do you like wine, beer and food? Than Taste of DC, DC’s largest culinary festival is the perfect fall event for you. Taking place on America’s main street, Taste of DC features 60 of DC’s finest eateries and a beer garden and wine walk that’s bound to have what your looking for. The festival spans two days and is just a short walk from Washington Union Station.

The Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival is a renowned Philly tradition featuring the city’s most famous fare. On October 15th, there will be live music, carnival games, and over 50 different vendors slinging every kind of  cheesesteaks you could imagine (including gluten-free and vegetarian!). Want more mouth-watering info? Check out the festival’s official site here.

New York
This year on October 15th, the Marco Polo Festival weaves it way through Chinatown and Little Italy celebrating these neighborhoods and all they have to offer. The festival celebrates the linking of Europe and Asian trade markets meeting along the Silk Road, and this pairing of renowned cultures in New York does the same centuries later. Acrobatics, folk dancing, and Italian and Chinese opera are all on tap to enjoy along with tasty treats from these respective cultures. For more details, click here.

The Emerald Necklace Tour is not you average bike tour. Spanning over 15 miles of gorgeously landscaped parks and city oasis, this normally (emerald) green adventure turns to dazzling autumnal hues as Fall comes to Beantown. Ready to burn calories and fill your Instagram feed with Fall colors? Check out the tour site here.

Do you have a quirky Fall past time or favorite festival? Let us know in the comments below!