Fairfax County marked its 275th anniversary during 2017 and commemorated our history with celebratory events throughout the year.
But the festivities didn’t end with 2017. Fairfax County offers a year-round plethora of seasonal activities, fairs, and festivals, many of which are either free or low cost, and include wine tastings, arts and crafts fairs, and delicious featured foods. No matter what time of year you choose to visit, Fairfax County has something fun for you and your family.
Need more ideas? We have plenty!
- Explore our extensive, carefully curated list of activities and things to do in Fairfax County. Many visitors find there is so much to do here that a second visit is needed!
- Visit all 52 Fairfax County Historical Commission sites using this updated and recently published map designed by the brilliant Mason Mappers. Download the map here.
- Attend a historically themed event, including ghost tours, tour and wine tasting at the Winery at Bull Run, historical courthouse tours, and much more.
- History buffs as well as the casually curious may be interested to learn more about 275 rich, colorful years of Fairfax County history with a visit to our YouTube channel, which showcases some of the most fascinating stories from our history. You may also be interested in the Fairfax County Neighborhood History Project, whose participants were largely citizen historians documenting the history of their community as part of the greater overall project.
So what are you waiting for? Fairfax County has a variety of great lodging options just waiting to accommodate you while you explore. We welcome visitors of all backgrounds and interests, so please let us know how we can assist you in planning your visit.