Latest News from Fairfax County

If you're interested in what's going on at Visit Fairfax, you've come to the right place. From feeding you story ideas and organizing familiarization tours, to preparing press releases and letting you in on our latest promotions, our press releases page puts you in the know. If you have any additional questions or inquiries on anything you see here, please don't hesitate to contact us.

FREE FAMILY REUNION WORKSHOP OFFERS TIPS ON PLANNING ULTIMATE REUNION

Fairfax County, VA - February 3, 2016 - Families can soak up cost-saving tips, connect with providers, and take advantage of incredible resources at the 8th Annual Family Reunion Workshop, taking place Saturday, February 13th at the Hyatt Regency Fairfax. It's a one-stop-shop for the ultimate family reunion…

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VISIT FAIRFAX AIMS TO INSPIRE TRAVELERS WITH VIDEO SERIES FEATURING LOCAL EXPERTS

Fairfax County, VA - October 6, 2015 - Behind every destination is a story. In Fairfax County, these stories are found in the everyday people who live, work, and play here. These people come from every corner of Fairfax County and are bound together by passion, craftsmanship, and authenticity. Visit Fairfax, the county's official tourism organization, is proud to launch the Storytellers Video Series, a collection of unique local stories that will showcase Fairfax County's tourism gems and inspire travelers to create their own story in Northern Virginia…

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SILVER LINE BRINGS NEW STOPS, REACHING 16 HOTELS IN FAIRFAX COUNTY

Fairfax County, VA - August 26, 2014 -- While the Silver Line appeals to Fairfax County residents as a traffic-free means to travel east into Washington, D.C., tourists and visitors to the National Capital Region will also benefit greatly from the new rail line. Group and individual travelers now have direct Metro access from 16 Fairfax County hotels in the Tysons and Reston areas to many of the popular attractions in the nation's capital…

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PRESERVING HISTORY ONE HOTEL ROOM AT AT TIME IN FAIRFAX COUNTY

Fairfax County, VA - May 3, 2011 - The summer of 2011 will bring history to life in Northern Virginia, and visitors making Fairfax County their base camp to experience it all can now do more than just be a witness to the events surrounding the 150th anniversary of the Civil War…

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FAIRFAX COUNTY WELCOMES MILITARY REUNION PLANNERS

Fairfax County, VA - August 30, 2010 - Late next month, Visit Fairfax (www.fxva.com) and the Crowne Plaza Dulles Airport will play host to more than 20 military reunion planners during a four-day workshop and familiarization tour to help them coordinate future gatherings with their "brothers (and sisters) in arms" in Fairfax County and the greater National Capital Region. The participants, who represent groups from all four branches of the US Armed Services, are members of The Reunion Friendly Network (RFN), a national organization dedicated to educating military reunion planners (www.reunionfriendly.com)…

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VISIT FAIRFAX HELPS DULLES TAXI DRIVERS LEARN MORE ABOUT LOCAL TOURISM

Fairfax County, VA - June 22, 2010 - Visit Fairfax (http://www.fxva.com/), in collaboration with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority, is expanding its successful, free Ambassador Training Program to train taxicab drivers who operate under the Washington Flyer Taxi system about how to effectively promote the sites, attractions and activities in Fairfax County to enhance the overall visitor experience in the National Capital Region…

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World Police & Fire Games Comes to Fairfax County in 2015

Fairfax County, VA - August 3, 2009 - Team Fairfax, a local organization of representatives from Fairfax County's police, fire and sheriff departments, Fairfax County, Visit Fairfax, the Greater Washington Sports Alliance and others, including strong support from the Virginia Tourism Corporation and the Commonwealth of Virginia, are proud to announce the selection of Fairfax County and the greater National Capital region as the host location for the 2015 World Police and Fire Games (WPFG). The proposed dates for the Games are June 26 - July 5, 2015…

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