Congratulations to the finalists of the 2018 Ordinary Awards, which celebrate and honor Virginia’s restaurants, lodging, DMOs and attractions and are presented by the Virginia Restaurant, Lodging & Travel Association (VRLTA).The 2018 Ordinary Awards features 16 individual and organizational awards across four primary categories. Each award will be given to an honoree who demonstrates exemplary passion for the hospitality and travel industry.

VRLTA logo - pineappleFairfax County finalists include The Winery at Bull Run, Paradise Springs Winery, George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Fair Winds Brewing Company, and Glory Days Grill of Burke. Congratulations to all of these Fairfax County finalists - we are so proud to count you as stakeholders in this great destination. 

Winners were announced at the Ordinary Awards dinner reception on October 2, 2018 in Richmond, VA. We are thrilled that Fairfax County has two big winners: The Winery at Bull Run for Winery of the Year and Glory Days Grill of Burke for Restaurant of the Year. (Glory Days' Executive Vice President Gary Cohen also took home Restaurateur of the Year.) For a list of all the winners, click here.

Congratulations to all of the winners and finalists and thank you for all that you do for the hospitality industry!

Wondering why the awards are called ... "ordinary"? Read the story of how it came to be.