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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.
Fairfax County has 2 totally unique light shows to help you celebrate the season starting on November 8th through New Years!
George Washington’s estate celebrates the holidays daily through December 31!
Join the American Festival Pops Orchestra for its annual holiday concert at GMU's Center for the Arts on Dec. 14
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.
St. Valentine's Day
St. Valentine's Day

VALENTINE'S DAY

TripAdvisor's Romantic RestaurantsWhether you're looking to rekindle the spark with your special someone or show the kids what unconditional love is all about, there are many opportunities to spend some quality time with one other this Valentine's Day in Fairfax County.  

Why not add a fabulous and very affordable surprise to your Valentine's Day plans this year? Fairfax County in Northern Virginia is the ideal location for a perfect warm-up to the big event. Start celebrating early with the annual Chocolate Lover's Festival. There will be chocolate tastings, chocolate art, crafts, contests and much more. Many of the scheduled events are no-charge, making this a terrific way to enjoy the sensual pleasures of chocolate.

Whatever romantic surprise you choose, we are ready to make your weekend even more special with a romantic weekend getaway at one of our hotels.  

We also invite you to browse through some of our special events below to find the outing that speaks to your heart.


 
Fairs and Festivals

Seasonal Fun

Celebrate the season by visiting us during special holiday celebrations, taking in our one-of-a-kind attractions, or attending our epic festivals and special events found only in the region. More
Mount Vernon - Hat and Whistle Boy

Family-Friendly Fairfax

Immerse your children in activities that stimulate their imagination. With so much fascinating history in Fairfax County, you can bet they’ll have fun while they learn. More
Storytellers Video Series

Storytellers Video Series

Every destination has a story. Meet Fairfax County's storytellers and then create your own travel story. More