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Holiday Activities in Fairfax County, VA - Ice Skating

WINTER DAY TRIPS & ACTIVITIES IN FAIRFAX COUNTY

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!


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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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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 something...you can find them all in Fairfax County. 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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Winter Indoor Activities

Check out our list of 10 fun things to do indoors this winter that will make you forget all about the chill in the air. From museums to music, we make sure you can still have fun no matter how cold it is outside. More
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Holiday Light Shows

If you're looking for something to brighten up your holidays, then look no further. These unique light shows have fast become a holiday tradition for thousands of spectators every year. More
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Sledding in Fairfax County

Pick a winter slope to sled this winter in Fairfax County! More
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Weekend

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Winter Holiday Activities

Browse our list of 7 fun things to do this winter and ensure that you make the most of your winter and holiday moments while spending time here in Fairfax County and the Capital Region. 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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New Years Eve Celebrations

Ring in 2022 by staying with us as you're invited to attend one of these fantastic events found in and around Fairfax County. 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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