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Things to Do this July in Fairfax County

Summer is in full swing and July 2020 has a full slate of fun lined up for Fairfax County! Our attractions are coming up with creative ways for socially distanced fun - keeping you both safe and entertained as things begin to reopen. Here's our roundup of things to do this month! Have a Nostalgic…

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Where to Go Hiking in Fairfax County

It's true that there's nothing quite like the warmth of being in your own home. But, let's face it: a lot of us are coming down with "cabin fever" from being inside all day, every day! With COVID-19 sweeping the globe, many are taking precautions by spending most of their time indoors, working from…

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Things to Do this June in Fairfax County

June means that it’s officially time to kick off summer! While things may look significantly different this year, there are still many ways to soak in the sun, enjoy local attractions, and indulge in all things uniquely Fairfax County. From drive-in movies to award-winning foods, here's our roundup…

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7 (Safe) Ideas for Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day Weekend may look a little different this year, but it shouldn’t keep us from remembering what the day is really all about: honoring the brave men and women who gave their lives to protect ours. Their sacrifices pave the way for our continued freedoms as American citizens. In addition to…

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Workhouse Arts Center Celebrates 50 Years of LOVE

Throughout the summer of 2019, Fairfax County's first permanent “LOVEwork” sign has been on tour and traveled around to some of our most popular attractions that represent the eclectic visitor experiences found here. We're now on the final tour stop, the Workhouse Arts Center in Lorton. Here, the…

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10 Ways to Celebrate National Golf Month

Golf is a lifetime sport that encourages good manners, builds friendships, embraces nature and outdoors and is a fantastic way for all ages to have a good time, socialize and get healthy! And this August, Golf Fairfax has National Golf Month down to a tee! From par-three to championship length…

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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 the kids head back to school and the warm weather turns crisp, check out some of the reasons that August is a prime time for visiting and exploring Fairfax County. Holidays and Month-Long…

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Frying Pan Farm Park Celebrates 50 Years of Love

Throughout the summer of 2019, Fairfax County's first permanent “LOVEwork” sign is on tour and is set to travel around to some of our most popular attractions that represent the eclectic visitor experiences found here. We're now on tour stop number 10, and soon, the sign will find a permanent home…

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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
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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
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Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More