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Things to Do this July in Fairfax County

Summer is in full swing and July 2019 has a full slate of fun lined up for Fairfax County. Between big holidays and momentous anniversaries, there are a myriad of ways to spend your summer days and nights in the nation’s capital region. Here are a few things to look forward to this month…

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Caboose Commons 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 on tour stop number 7, and eventually, the sign will find a permanent home…

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Where to See Independence Day Fireworks in DC Area

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 downtown's Smithsonian Folklife Festival, the Capital Region…

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Reston Town Center 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. Tour stops have already included The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center and Roer's…

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Travel Alternatives During Summer Metro Shutdown

Fairfax County has two Metro Stations (Franconia-Springfield and Huntington) that will be closed for renovation during the summer of 2019, from May 25 through early September 2019. Because of this, plans have been put in place to travel via alternative means between Washington, DC, the Pentagon, and…

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Memorial Day In The Capital Region

Memorial Day around the Capital Region is unique in that it's full of opportunity to remember what the holiday is actually about, but also affords you the opportunity to enjoy the freedoms our American heroes fought so bravely to preserve. You can check out our complete list of Memorial Day events…

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