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Your handy guide to everything holidays & winter in Fairfax County! ❄️
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 2 totally unique light shows to help you celebrate the season starting on November 8th through New Years!
George Washington’s estate celebrates the holidays daily through December 31!
Join the American Festival Pops Orchestra for its annual holiday concert at GMU's Center for the Arts on Dec. 14
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!
Next happy hour? Try some of the local breweries & brewpubs!
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.
Awards

Awards

The team at Visit Fairfax is truly humbled and delighted to have been chosen to receive a number of accolades throughout the years. We are honored to be a part of such a wonderful industry, that supports travel and tourism.


Destination Marketing Association International (DMAI), 2016:

30 Under 30 Program - Melissa J. McClure, Destination Sales Manager, Domestic/International Packaged Tours

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Awards, 2015:

Top 25 Extraordinary Minds in Hospitality Sales, Marketing and Revenue Optimization - Barry Biggar, President/CEO
Bronze Adrian Award - Digital Marketing: Integrated Marketing Campaign for Consumers

ConventionSouth Readers Choice Awards, 2015:

Readers Choice Award - Best Meeting Sites in the South

Hospitality Sales & Marketing Association International (HSMAI) Adrian Awards, 2014:

Best of Show in Digital Marketing
Platinum Adrian Award - Integrated Digital Marketing
Gold Adrian Award - Digital Marketing: Integrated Marketing Campaign for Consumers
Gold Adrian Award - Digital Marketing: Video
Gold Adrian Award - Public Relations: Consumer Marketing Program
Silver Adrian Award - Advertising: Complete Campaign

American Advertising Awards National ADDY Award, 2014:

Gold - Non-Traditional Advertising, Campaign
Gold - Non-Traditional Advertising, Single

2014 Regional ADDY Award Win:

Gold - Elements of Advertising: Visual, Illustration, Single
Best in Category Amy Award

Virginia Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (VACVB) Virgo Awards, 2014:

Public Relations Initiative
Advertising & Promotions - Combination - DMO Budget Over $1 Million 

ConventionSouth Readers Choice Awards, 2014:

Readers Choice Award - Best Meeting Sites in the South

Virginia Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (VACVB) Virgo Awards, 2013:

Advertising & Promotions - Online and eMarketing
Advertising & Promotions - Print Brochure
Heritage Tourism

Virginia Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (VACVB) Virgo Awards, 2012:

Advertising & Promotions - Online
International Marketing and Promotions

Virginia Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (VACVB) Virgo Awards, 2011:

Advertising & Promotions - Interactive
Public Relations Initiative
Regional Marketing Initiative
Rising Star Leadership Award - Marketing Manager, Patrick Lennon

Virginia Association of Convention and Visitor Bureaus (VACVB) Virgo Awards, 2010:

Sales Manager/Team of the Year
Advertising & Promotions - Online and eMarketing
Public Relations Initiative

American Marketing Association, DC Chapter, 2009:

Best Integrated Marketing Campaign - Shoestring Budget

Virginia Tourism, 2008-2009:

Passionate About Spreading the Word Award