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Your handy guide to everything Fall in Fairfax County! 🍂
The country's most visited historic estate invites you visit and explore.
This Smithsonian museum is the sister facility to the museum on the National Mall.
Scare up some Halloween fun in Fairfax County this fall at some of our events.
Games, rides, and tasty food fair at the Frying Pan Fall Carnival on Oct. 18 - 20.
5,000 hand-carved, illuminated pumpkins come to Lake Fairfax Oct. 3 - Oct. 27.
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Check out our calendar of seasonal festivities happening around the region!
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.
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Anchored in the Washington, DC metropolitan area's sophisticated technology and wine region, the Washington West Film Festival invites filmmakers, film lovers, industry professionals, and the media alike to experience a breathtaking autumn in and around one of the most influential places on earth.  "Story can change the world" is Washington West's mantra. Selected films - with their diverse genres and themes - are the medium from which our audiences are invited to enter the world of story themselves. This is accomplished when 100% of Washington West's box office net proceeds are given each year to projects committed to alleviating hunger, disease, displacement, or poor education around the world.

Oct 24: Star Wars Red Carpet
The Empire Strikes Reston! Kick off our 9th festival and Halloween weekend in your favorite Star Wars attire. Join R2-D2, stormtroopers, and the 501st to celebrate the only actor to appear in every Star Wars film, Anthony Daniels as the beloved droid C-3PO. Prizes and giveaways for best dressed and fans decked out in the most gold! Free and open to the public.

Oct 24: Opening Night Party
Mingle and be merry at our reception preceding the Opening Night In Conversation with Anthony Daniels event. Refreshments provided by McCormick & Schmick’s and Duck Donuts.

Oct 24: In Conversation with Anthony Daniels and A New Hope
Join us as we sit down for a special interview with Star Wars’ one and only C-3PO, Anthony Daniels. Dive deeper into the Star Wars universe through conversation with the voice behind the golden droid as he shares details of his journey throughout the franchise and so much more! The conversation will be followed by a screening of A New Hope (1977). 100% of ticket sales from this event will be donated to Kids in the Spotlight.


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