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Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
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.
Commemorate Memorial Day at regional festivals, parades, and events May 26-28.
Tickets now on sale for Wolf Trap's summer concert series. Get yours now before they're gone!
Don't miss Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA in Tysons now through mid-June. Tickets on sale now.
Find a pet-friendly spot in Fairfax County!
Find hotels close to a Metro station.
Looking for a hotel in a specific area? Use our handy hotel map!
When you're in the mood to dine al fresco, look no further than our list of restaurants offering a range of outdoor seating options.
Browse our dining deals to save some dough on your next meal.
Try your hand at one of our local chef’s recipes.
Fly to Fairfax County!
From metro stations to hotels to attractions, find the map you need most.
Carry all there is to see and do right in the palm of your hand.
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.

FAIRFAX COUNTY IN THE NEWS

There are always exciting things happening in Fairfax County. Check out some of the recent coverage and exciting news to come out of the heart of Northern Virginia. Did we miss something? If you have written or know of a great Fairfax County tourism story that should be highlighted here, please send it to amorris@fxva.com.


Press Releases

5/23/2018

Tysons, Va. – The Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce (Northern Virginia Chamber) today announced the finalists for the 2018 Northern Virginia Hospitality Awards to be presented on Thursday, June 7,

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5/15/2018

A new National Park Service report shows more than 57 million visitors to national parks in the national capital region spent $1.14 billion in 2017 that resulted in 16,330 jobs and had a cumulative benefit to the regional economy of $1.66 billion. These parks include two Fairfax County spots – Wolf Trap and the George Washington Memorial Parkway (of which Great Falls Park and Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve are a part of).

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5/15/2018

Changes have recently gone or are about to go into effect that may impact your website’s visitation.  In May, the European Union began enforcing regulations on how their citizens’ personal data is collected and in July, Google Chrome will begin flagging sites that do not have an SSL certificate. Have you taken the steps you need to become compliant? 

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5/15/2018

After several years of negotiations to secure a long-term lease agreement, it was recently reported that the National Park Service and Claude Moore Colonial Farm could not come to an agreement on a long-term lease agreement, putting the colonial farm attraction’s future in question. The Friends of Claude Moore Colonial Farm have launched a “Save the Farm” campaign.

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5/15/2018

Visit Fairfax recently welcomed a new sales manager to our team! Linda Horowitz has taken the tour and travel reigns from our outgoing manager, Melissa McClure. Linda comes to us from Destination DC and is excited to work with you. 

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5/15/2018

Visit Fairfax recently presented and moderated a “Bidding on Government Meetings Bootcamp” to educate hoteliers about best practices when soliciting federal and state government business. The event was held on the George Mason University campus and speakers included Anna Urman, Chris Ley, and Garland Preddy.

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5/15/2018

The Visit Fairfax team has been hard at work selling and promoting Fairfax County to potential clients, groups, and media.  The team is always happy to share updates from tradeshows, appointments, and events.  Read on for an updated list of recent activities and what will be happening over the next few months. You may find that this information can benefit your business. 

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4/26/2018

Fairfax County, VA – April 26, 2018 – The Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (), an association supporting destination marketing organizations and the development of tourism and travel professionals in Virginia, announced the winners of the 2017 VIRGO Awards at their 2018 Tourism Symposium held at the Omni Charlottesville Hotel in Charlottesville, Virginia on April 22-24. 

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