Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
Discover the National Air and Space Museum’s Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
Commemorate Memorial Day at regional festivals, parades, and events May 28-30.
Fireworks and the U.S. Marine Band launch Wolf Trap's summer season on May 29.
A family and community-oriented celebration of Memorial Day from May 28-30
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
Next happy hour? Try some of the local breweries & brewpubs!
Play, eat, drink, and have fun at Springfield Town Center!
Try your hand at one of our local chef’s recipes.
Fly to Fairfax County!
From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
Check out our calendar of seasonal festivities happening around the region!
From Civil War battlefields to DC monuments, here's your guide to the area.
The urban center of Fairfax County, Tysons is a destination of its own.
Press Releases

Press Releases

Visit Fairfax Press Releases

If you're interested in what's going on at Visit Fairfax, you've come to the right place. From feeding you story ideas and organizing familiarization tours, to preparing press releases and letting you in on our latest promotions, our press releases page puts you in the know. If you have any additional questions or inquiries on anything you see here, please don't hesitate to contact us. Also, be sure to check out our media kitsuggested itineraries, and our media galleries.


Press Releases

5/3/2016

Fairfax County, VA - May 3, 2016 - Since 1984, the travel industry has designated the first full week in May as National Travel & Tourism Week - a week dedicated to spreading the word on the power of travel and the benefits of tourism. Visit Fairfax - the official destination marketing organization of Fairfax County, Virginia (www.fxva.com) - continues to salute the tourism industry and the thousands of individuals who work in the hospitality community, from airline and hotel employees to restaurant, attraction and taxi workers. 

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3/4/2016

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA - March 4, 2016 - Tourism is a proven economic driver for Fairfax County, generating $2.85 billion in spending and supporting nearly 30,000 jobs*. Given this established success and the increasing impact of tourism in the Northern Virginia region, Visit Fairfax President & CEO, Barry Biggar, was recently recognized as one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing & Revenue Optimization by the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI).

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2/18/2016

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA - February 18, 2016 - 

HSMAI - Adrian Awards Top 25 Minds

 

Visit Fairfax is proud to announce that its President & CEO, Barry Biggar, has been honored by Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) as one of the Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing & Revenue Optimization. The honor was bestowed at HSMAI's Annual Adrian Awards Gala in New York City this past Tuesday. Visit Fairfax also received the Bronze Adrian Award in Digital Marketing for its Storytellers Video Series campaign.

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2/3/2016

Fairfax County, VA - February 3, 2016 - Families can soak up cost-saving tips, connect with providers, and take advantage of incredible resources at the 8th Annual Family Reunion Workshop, taking place Saturday, February 13th at the Hyatt Regency Fairfax. It's a one-stop-shop for the ultimate family reunion.

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10/6/2015

Fairfax County, VA - October 6, 2015 - Behind every destination is a story. In Fairfax County, these stories are found in the everyday people who live, work, and play here. These people come from every corner of Fairfax County and are bound together by passion, craftsmanship, and authenticity. Visit Fairfax, the county's official tourism organization, is proud to launch the Storytellers Video Series, a collection of unique local stories that will showcase Fairfax County's tourism gems and inspire travelers to create their own story in Northern Virginia.

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8/26/2014

Fairfax County, VA - August 26, 2014  -- While the Silver Line appeals to Fairfax County residents as a traffic-free means to travel east into Washington, D.C., tourists and visitors to the National Capital Region will also benefit greatly from the new rail line. Group and individual travelers now have direct Metro access from 16 Fairfax County hotels in the Tysons and Reston areas to many of the popular attractions in the nation's capital.

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5/1/2014

Fairfax County, VA - May 1, 2014 - Since 1984, the travel industry has designated the first full week in May as National Travel & Tourism Week - a week dedicated to spreading the word on the power of travel and the benefits of tourism. This year, Visit Fairfax (www.fxva.com) not only continues to salute the tourism industry and the thousands of individuals who work in the hospitality community, but will also celebrate its 10th Anniversary as the official destination marketing organization for Fairfax County, Virginia.

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3/5/2014

Fairfax County, VA - March, 2014 - Throughout this year's National Cherry Blossom Festival®, Visit Fairfax and its partners are celebrating the splendor and majesty of our parks and gardens, as well as Japanese culture, with exhibits and self-guided garden tours that showcase the natural beauty of Fairfax County in bloom (www.fxva.com/cherryblossom).

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2/27/2014

 

Barry Biggar, Visit Fairfax CEO, and Matt White, White+Partners CEO, accept the HSMAI Digital Marketing Best in Show award.FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA - February 27, 2014 - Thanks to a little help from America's Founding Fathers, Visit Fairfax took home six Adrian Awards, including an overall Best of Show for Digital Marketing for its "Historical Figures" campaign. The awards were given out at the Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Annual Adrian Awards Gala in New York City this past Monday.

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