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10 Ways to Celebrate National Golf Month

Updated for 2023 Golf is steeped in great tradition and history, much like our nearby Nation’s Capital. During the past few years, this lifetime sport experienced a resurgence in popularity, attracting both seasoned players and enthusiastic newcomers. From juniors to women to young professionals…

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Things to Do this August in Fairfax County

Summer may be on the downswing, but you wouldn't know that looking at Fairfax County's event calendar. Before school is back in session and the warm weather turns crisp, check out some of the reasons that August is a prime time for visiting and exploring Fairfax County. 1. Holidays and Month-Long…

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How to Get On the Water in Fairfax County

It would be nearly impossible to visit Fairfax County without noticing it. We are practically encircled by it. And, within that circle, there’s even more, bearing names like Accotink, Anne and Audubon. We celebrate driving alongside it. We recommend eating besides it. And we definitely think you…

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14+ Best Ice Cream Places in Fairfax County, VA

It's never a bad time for a scoop (or two!) of pure joy. We've rounded up some of the most crave-worthy spots in all of Northern Virginia where you can get your scoop on. With an international flair ... SnoCream Company SnoCream Company, found at The Block in Annandale, offers a…

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Your Guide to Waterfront Restaurants in Fairfax County

Summer in Fairfax County brings a much-needed wave of outdoor concerts, warm weather, and an al fresco dining scene that makes this season a truly special one. From cozy lakeside coffeehouses to "gourmet dive bars," you’ll find caught-that-day seafood and flavorful cuisine at our award-winning…

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Things to Do this July in Fairfax County

Summer is officially in full swing, and July 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 July events and what to do in July…

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Free Things To Do This Summer in Fairfax County

Who said summer fun has to break the bank? Get ready to soak up the sunshine and embrace the spirit of adventure without spending a dime, because we've got the ultimate guide to free things to do this summer in Fairfax County! From thrilling outdoor escapades to captivating cultural experiences…

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Best Water Splash Pads and Spray Grounds for Kids in #FXVA

It's summer, and it’s hot out. And the kids (even the teens) are bouncing off the walls. Where can you take them that will cool them down AND let them burn off that dizzying energy? Fairfax County is home to five full-size waterparks, but did you know there are countless other spray grounds and…

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8 Unique Perfect Picnic Places in Fairfax County

Picnic season is officially upon us in Fairfax County! While we have plenty of award-winning restaurants for outdoor dining, there's something delightfully nostalgic about a picnic in the park - no reservation needed. Luckily, our region is brimming with plenty of large green spaces to sprawl out…

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Where to Watch Independence Day Fireworks in the DC Area

Updated for 2023 Nobody does Independence Day better than the National Capital Region. It's more than just the fireworks, concert, and parade on the National Mall, though. Between our community parades and celebrations, early fireworks shows, and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the Capital…

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