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 For Fairfax KidsFest is specially designed for families with young children. Festival runs from Sept. 30 - Oct. 1 and admission is free!
5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins come to Lake Fairfax Oct. 5 - Oct. 29.
Browse our list of the largest fall fairs, festivals and special events happening around our region.
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.
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.
St. Valentine's Day

St. Valentine's Day

St. Valentine's Day

St. Valentine's Day

VALENTINE'S DAY

TripAdvisor's Romantic RestaurantsWhether you're looking to rekindle the spark with your special someone or show the kids what unconditional love is all about, there are many opportunities to spend some quality time with one other this Valentine's Day in Fairfax County.  

Why not add a fabulous and very affordable surprise to your Valentine's Day plans this year? Fairfax County in Northern Virginia is the ideal location for a perfect warm-up to the big event. Start celebrating a week in advance with the annual Chocolate Lover's Festival, taking place on February 7th and 8th. There will be chocolate tastings, chocolate art, crafts, contests and much more. Many of the scheduled events are no-charge, making this a terrific way to enjoy the sensual pleasures of chocolate.

Whatever romantic surprise you choose, we are ready to make your weekend even more special with a romantic weekend getaway at one of our hotels.  

We also invite you to browse through some of our special events below to find the outing that speaks to your heart.


 
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