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This Smithsonian museum is the sister facility to the museum on the National Mall.
Fairfax County has 3 totally unique light shows to help you celebrate the season!
New for 2016! The Chinese Lantern Festival at Roer's Zoofari is open through Jan. 1.
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The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
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SMITHSONIAN FOLKLIFE FESTIVAL

In 2016 the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will be held on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., between Fourth and Seventh streets, north of the National Air and Space Museum, from June 29 to July 4 and July 7 to 10. The Festival is free of charge. Visitors should dress for hot and humid weather. Do to limited parking you should consider traveling to the festival using public transportation. L'Enfant Plaza is the closest Metro station to the Festival site. National Archives, Smithsonian, and Federal Center stations are within a half-mile. You can call 202.633.1000 (voice) for general information. Festival hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with special events taking place most evenings beginning at 6:30 p.m.