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Winter Fun in Fairfax County - Activities & Things to Do

Plan to stay a while, there are plenty of things to do during a Northern Virginia winter! Fairfax County’s holiday helpers are busy putting together all the elements of the best season ever! Get bundled up and enjoy safe and fun outdoor winter activities. Zambonis are creating ice skating perfection at our ice rinks. Lights are being hung at regional attractions. And retailers are stocking up on gifts at all our world-class shopping venues! Better yet, catch the Metrorail and you'll have complete access to all the festivities in Washington, DC just minutes away. Plan to stay a while, there are plenty of things to do!


Winter Outdoor Activities

Even though it's cold, these winter outdoor activities are hot! Resist the urge to hibernate, and check out this list of things to do outside this winter. Enjoy the season! More
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Ice Skating in the Capital Region

Hitting the rink is one of the season's greatest outdoor activities. Fortunately for you, there's a number of fun and picturesque outdoor ice rinks to choose from in and around Fairfax County. More
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New Years Eve Celebrations

Ring in 2021 by staying with us as you're invited to attend one of these fantastic events found in and around Fairfax County. Happy New Year, and we'll see you when the clock strikes midnight. More
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Chinese New Year

Celebrate the Chinese New Year in Fairfax County and the greater Capital Region at these fun events. More
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Outdoor Dining

Find outdoor dining at your favorite restaurants this summer! More
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Holiday Light Shows

If you're looking for something to brighten up your holidays, then look no further. NOVA Parks presents two unique light shows that have fast become a holiday tradition for thousands of spectators every year. More
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Valentine's Day Ideas

Find events, deals, and activities for the perfect Valentine's Day in Virginia with your special someone. More
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Mardi Gras Celebrations

Celebrate Fat Tuesday and the Mardi Gras season at one of these Northern Virginia festivities. More
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Presidential Inauguration

Get all the details on the Inauguration of our next President. Look for schedule info, deals, events, and more! More
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DC Area Holiday Traditions

View our list of 10 festive holiday activities for whole families to enjoy that are tried and true Capital Region favorites. While staying in Fairfax County, you're only a short trip away from a number of fun holiday happenings. More
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Black Friday Shopping

A holiday tradition for everyone! From shopping destinations with everything under one roof, to antique stores where you can find that special can find them all in Fairfax County. More
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend

See what events and activities are happening in DC and Northern Virginia during Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Weekend. More
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Chocolate Safari

Find chocolate treats all throughout Fairfax County. More