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Your handy guide to everything holidays & winter 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.
A favorite night spot for DC area music lovers to experience top-notch artists in an intimate setting.
Celebrate the Year of the Rat at Fair Oaks Mall from 1pm-5pm on 1/25 and 1/26 with FREE activities.
Dinosaur Adventures for the whole family at the Dulles Expo Center from 1/24-1/26.
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!
Next happy hour? Try some of the local breweries & brewpubs!
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.
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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. Also, be sure to check out our media kitsuggested itineraries, and our media galleries.


LATEST NEWS

4/30/2019

(Warrenton, Virginia) April 30, 2019 - The Virginia Association of Destination Marketing Organizations (VADMO), an association supporting destination marketing organizations (DMOs) and the development

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6/27/2017

Fairfax County, VA – June 27, 2017 – Travelers looking for an affordable and patriotic way to spend Independence Day in the nation’s capital region are invited to stay in Fairfax County, located in the heart of Northern Virginia and across the river from Washington, D.C.

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6/8/2017

Fairfax County, VA - When Fairfax County celebrates its 275 th Anniversary on June 17, one special guest whose family is directly connected to the jurisdiction, will make a historic appearance and meet the people who live, work, and play in the county that bears his name. Lord Nicholas Fairfax, direct descendant of Thomas Fairfax (6 th Lord) will attend as the guest of honor, along with his wife of 30 years, Annabel, also known as Lady Fairfax.  Administrator of the vast Northern Neck Proprietary through a Virginia land grand which dates back to 1649, the County was named after Lord Thomas Fairfax when it was founded in 1742.

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5/15/2017

Fairfax County, VA – During the 2017 calendar year, Fairfax County will mark its 275th Anniversary with events celebrating its history. The Signature Celebration of the anniversary will take the form of a historic festival celebration, on Saturday, June 17, 2017 from 10am-4pm in the area surrounding the Historic Fairfax Courthouse and the Fairfax County Judicial Center Grounds located in central Fairfax. For this special day, Lord and Lady Fairfax will attend the celebration as the County’s honored guests direct from England.

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3/2/2017

                      FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA – March 2, 2017 – Washington, DC isn’t the only beautiful place to see those famous cherry blossoms this spring. Throughout this year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival® – which due to early bloom dates is kicking off on March 15 – Fairfax County, Virginia will be reveling in the splendor of spring with official events, cherry blossom-themed exhibits, self-guided garden tours and activities celebrating Japanese culture and heritage. Go beyond the Tidal Basin this year! Peak bloom dates are March 14 – March 17. (http://www.fxva.com/cherryblossom)

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