Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
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.
Fall fun on the farm from September 24th through October 31st.
Have a frightfully good time at one of these Fairfax County Halloween events - happening throughout October.
Don't miss the Shanghai Acrobats of the People's Republic of China at GMU's Center for the Arts Nov. 4-5!
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!
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
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.
Black Friday

Black Friday


Shoppers far and wide are counting down the days until the epic retail event commonly known as Black Friday, the official start of the holiday season on the day after Thanksgiving. This year, they have set their sights on Fairfax County. With ample free parking and hundreds of stores, Fairfax County has the perfect shopping experience for any and all. Visitors can stroll the store-lined streets of Fairfax Corner, the Mosaic or Reston Town Center if they prefer a bit of window shopping and the feeling of strolling down light lined boulevards.  Or, you can get a gift for their most particular personality in Tysons Corner at any one of the more than 300 stores at Tysons Corner Center, check out the upscale shopping at Tysons Galleria, or gaze upon famous Tiffany jewelry and other fine brands and products at The Shops at Fairfax Square.  Fairfax County is also home to two of the regions most visited traditional indoor shopping centers in Fair Oaks Mall or Springfield Town Center where holidiay happenings are always on local family's to-do list. 

Visitors this Black Friday can also fulfill their artistic appetite with fun and exciting events like at the annual Workhouse Arts Center's Black Friday event where guests can enjoy live music and peruse the creative pieces on exhibit. No matter which way you choose to start your holiday tradition, Fairfax County has great shopping venues and attractions with unique and memorable experiences. Extend your shopping dollars even further by browsing our hotel and dining deals. 

Fairs and Festivals

Seasonal Fun

Celebrate the season by visiting us during special holiday celebrations, taking in our one-of-a-kind attractions, or attending our epic festivals and special events found only in the region. More
Mount Vernon - Hat and Whistle Boy

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
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More