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Meet Fairfax County's storytellers, and then create your own travel story.
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Visit Fairfax Press Releases

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.


Press Releases

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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3/1/2018

Fairfax County, VA – March 1, 2018 – Visitors to Washington, DC’s famed, cherry-tree-lined Tidal Basin have even more options for celebrating those spectacular blossoms in 2018.  Nearby Fairfax County, Virginia will host a number of official events during this year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival ® , as well as other cherry blossom-themed exhibits, self-guided garden tours, and activities celebrating Japanese culture and heritage. Peak bloom dates are expected March 17 – 20, 2018.  [Updated 3/12/18: Peak bloom is now expected March 27 –​ 31, 2018.]   For up-to-date information, visit http://www.fxva.com/cherryblossom . 

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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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