The September Guide

Our online events calendar features a week-by-week rundown of the region’s music, theater, dance, art, comedy and festival events, as well as special events specifically for kids.


September 1 – September 7

Arlington Police, Fire & Sheriff 9/11 Memorial 5K
Sept. 6, 6 p.m. In memory of Sept. 11, 2001, this race raises money from its thousands of participants that will go towards charities such as American Red cross and Wounded Warrior Project and the Pentagon Memorial Fund. View all


September 8 – September 14

Amaluna by Cirque du Soleil
Aug. 18, - Sept. 12 times vary. You are invited to a thrilling adventure, filled with amazing acrobatic feats on a mysterious island. Don’t miss Amaluna from Cirque du Soleil, now playing under the iconic blue and yellow big top at National Harbor. / 300 Waterfront Street, National Harbor. View all


September 15 – September 21

Cox Farms’ Preview Weekend
Sept. 20-21, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Get a sneak peek of all the farm attractions at the Preview Weekend, one week prior to the farm opening. View all


September 22 – September 28

Meet and Greet the National Zoo Professionals
Sept. 28, 3 – 5 p.m. Anyone with an interest in working with animals as a career will enjoy speaking with a professional themselves. View all


For food and wine events throughout the region, visit our Food & Wine Calendar.