See why Fairfax County is a great place to be during the holiday season!
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
This Smithsonian museum is the sister facility to the museum on the National Mall.
Visit Mount Vernon the weekend of Feb. 18-20 to celebrate our first President's 285th birthday!!
Find romantic getaway ideas and fun events to celebrate love!
Don't miss Cirque du Soleil's return to the Big Top in Tysons this April. Tickets on sale now.
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!
Browse Trip Advisor's "Most Romantic Restaurants" in Fairfax County on our St. Valentine's Day page.
Browse our dining deals to save some dough on your next meal.
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.

Holidays in Fairfax County

Fairfax County is the perfect destination for seasonal excursions. A lot of people choose to spend the holidays in Fairfax, whether they're looking for romantic getaways, holiday events, or educational and historical family attractions. Just take a look below for a list of all seasonal things to do in Fairfax County and the National Capital Region and then browse our calendar for experiential ways to celebrate the spirit of the season.


Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Celebrate Black History Month

Celebrate Black History Month by staying with us and visiting some of the region's most famous African American related sites. Download our itinerary and get ready to explore. More
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Celebrate George Washington's Birthday at Mount Vernon!

Visit Mount Vernon the weekend of Feb. 18-20 to celebrate our first President's 285th birthday!! More
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Valentine's Day Ideas

Find events, deals, and activities for the perfect Valentine's Day in Virginia with your special someone. More
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Ice Skating in the Capital Region

Hitting the rink is one of the season's greatest outdoor activities. Fortunately for you, there's a number of fun and picturesque outdoor ice rinks to choose from in and around Fairfax County. More
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Mardi Gras Celebrations

Celebrate Fat Tuesday and the Mardi Gras season at one of these Northern Virginia festivities. More
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Winter Indoor Activities

Check out our list of 8 fun things to do indoors this winter that will make you forget all about the chill in the air. From museums to music, we make sure you can still have fun no matter how cold it is outside. More

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Affordable Accommodations

Affordable Accommodations

From five-star to pet-friendly hotels, find your home away from home while you’re visiting Fairfax County, Virginia. More
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Family-Friendly Fairfax

Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
Eclectic Dining

Eclectic Dining

There’s a little bit of everything when it comes to local food in the Washington, DC region. Explore international cuisine, or choose a Fairfax original with a great atmosphere, for your next trip. More