Browse Fairfax County's many outdoor activities, from hiking and biking trails to zip lining and quiet park areas. Plus, camping, boating, fishing and more!
Let us help entertain your kids
Take a virtual tour of Fairfax County's most visited sites!
Get your tickets now and catch your favorite artists as they grace the Filene Center stage.
George Washington welcomes you to his home for wine and fun July 16-18.
Music meets nature meets technology. Enjoy this socially distanced, one-of-a-kind music-led stroll through Wolf Trap National Park.
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!
Treat Yourself. Support Local Restaurants.
Find outdoor dining at your favorite restaurants this summer!
Find chocolate treats all throughout Fairfax County.
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.
Explore some of the many sites and attractions in the Washington, DC region virtually to help you plan your trip.
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.
(Temp) Blog Header

Where to Find Outdoor Live Music this Summer

The return of live music is back in full force in Fairfax County! There are hundreds of upcoming shows happening this summer that are perfect for a fun family outing, a date night, or just a nice way to spend time with friends. And while you can still catch big-ticket performances at renowned…

Continue Reading

Things to Do this July in Fairfax County

Summer is officially in full swing, and July 2021 has a full slate of fun lined up for Fairfax County! Between big holidays and momentous anniversaries, there is a myriad of ways to spend your summer days and nights in the nation’s capital region. Here's our roundup of things to do this month…

Continue Reading

Things to Do this June in Fairfax County

June means that it’s officially time to kick off summer! With the new season comes so many ways to soak up the sun, enjoy local attractions, and indulge in all things uniquely Fairfax County. From cicada-mania to fun festivals, here's our roundup of things to do this month. Bug Out with…

Continue Reading

Things to Do This May in Fairfax County

There are plenty of reasons to be excited for May. The warmth of the sun, an abundance of blooming flowers, and of course, the kickoff to outdoor events and fun in Fairfax County. It's been a long time coming, but it's finally here! Festival season, holiday celebrations, one-of-a-kind experiences…

Continue Reading

How to Celebrate Earth Day in Fairfax County

While every day is a great day to be kind to Mother Nature, April 22nd is an especially great day to show appreciation! This year marks the 51st anniversary of Earth Day, a global celebration of fostering the beautiful world we call home. Every tree. Bodies of water big and small. All animals - from…

Continue Reading

How to Celebrate Pi Day in Fairfax County

Updated for 2021 Looking for an excuse to eat some delicious sweet and savory goodness? Search no more! Celebrate Pi Day in Fairfax County with our unique bakeries, eateries, and attractions. Sweet Pies The Pie Gourmet 507 Maple Ave W, Vienna, VA Image courtesy Pie Gourmet The Pie Gourmet offers…

Continue Reading
Never Miss a Post! Subscribe to the Visit Fairfax Blog
Subscribe to Blog
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