Haunted Places & Urban Legends in Fairfax County

Legend has it that, each October, the veil between this world and the spirit world grows thinner leading up to All Hallows Eve, aka Halloween. It is a time to remember the dead. And some believe it is a time for the dead to visit us. Over the centuries, however, October 31st changed into something…

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Things to Do this October in Fairfax County

October is one of the most fun-filled months in Fairfax County, filled to the brim with special events, month-long celebrations, spooky Halloween activities, and absolutely stunning fall foliage drive tours and viewpoints. We don’t blame you if your calendar fills up quicker than a seven-year-old…

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Surprisingly Scenic Attractions to Visit this Fall

It's almost the time of year when the leaves turn spectacular shades of red, orange, yellow, and purple - and visitors to Northern Virginia yearn to find the perfect spot to take it all in. While most seek out remote vistas to be totally surrounded by autumn beauty, I'm here to suggest to you that…

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Your Fairfax County Fall Bucket List

Each fall in Fairfax County, something special happens. Our natural landscapes become wrapped in gold, red, and orange glory. Our calendars become filled with so many festivals that it's literally impossible to attend them all. Our restaurants and local coffee shops bring out flavors that make you…

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Don't Miss These Oktoberfest Festivals Happening This Year

"Willkommen zum Oktoberfest!" That's German for "Welcome to Oktoberfest!" And lucky for you, you won't need to travel abroad to celebrate the turn of the season with a fresh, cold, German beer. Here in Fairfax County, there are plenty of special craft beer festivals and events happening throughout…

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Best Pumpkin Patches For Fall 2022

Poof...just like that, summer is behind us and we begin our journey into the best (my personal opinion) season of the year: Fall. And fall brings with it many amazing activities. Finding the best spots to view beautiful foliage, taking lazy scenic drives while admiring a kaleidoscope of autumn hues…

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Best Fall Festivals for 2022

Fall is one of the most exciting times of the year here in Fairfax County. Between crisper weather (prime for exploring local trails) and looking forward to the holiday season (up first: Halloween!), this area knows how to kick off the festival season. Here's a sneak peek at some of the best fall…

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Things to Do this September in Fairfax County

The most colorful season of the year kicks off this September in Northern Virginia! With changing leaves and autumn breeze comes beer-forward Oktoberfests, scenic adventures, spooky activities, fabulous festivals, exciting performances, and more. Here’s your go-to guide for enjoying September in…

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Just Announced: The Barns at Wolf Trap 2022-2023 Season

Fall comes bearing crisp weather, fall festivals, and pumpkin fever, but one precursor to autumn that we love around here is Wolf Trap's season announcement for its smaller, historical venue, The Barns. The popular local venue just released its schedule for the 2022-2023 season - and the lineup does…

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