The eighth annual D.C. State Fair will be on Sept. 24 located at 375 and 425 M. St., SW  from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The event is free and highlights the District’s traditions of growing and gardening and various foods. The D.C. State Fair will also include competitions to find the perfect mumbo sauce, challenge the best Double dutch jumpers, pet parades, and more. Food, clothing, and art vendors will be available as well throughout the day. The state fair collaborates with numerous local organizations and businesses committed to the enrichment and growth of the city. For more information, visit