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.
Fairfax County has 3 totally unique light shows to help you celebrate the season!
New for 2016! The spectacular Chinese Lantern Festival at Roer's Zoofari is open through Jan. 1.
Ring in the New Year in style at one of these special events in Fairfax County.
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New Years Eve

New Years Eve

New Years Eve

New Years Eve

NEW YEARS EVE

Ring in the New Year in style with one of the many fantastic events in and around Fairfax County. We've compiled a list of all the great things going on for the celebration so that you won't miss a beat on your next trip to Fairfax County.

Here's your one-stop-shop for everything New Years Eve in the Capital Region. Find the one that suits your family or friends the best to ring in 2017.

Some ideas to get you started: 

  • New Years Eve Dinner Cruises along the Potomac conducted by Spirit Cruises or Odyssey Cruises.
  • Unique New Years Eve Parties like the annual 1980s themed party with The Legwarmers at the State Theatre.
  • Ice Skating at the Reston Town Center Pavilion, open New Years Eve until 8pm.
  • Christmas at Mount Vernon, a not-to-be-missed holiday tradition, ongoing through early January.
  • Holiday Lights at the regionally renowned Bull Run Festival of Lights or the extraordinarily breathtaking Meadowlark Garden's Winter Walk of Lights, both open through January 8rd, or new this year - the spectacular Chinese Lantern Festival at Roer's Zoofari (last day is Jan. 1).
  • Family-Friendly Parties like the no-cost City of Falls Church New Years Eve Watch Night Celebration.

 
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