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July 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

July 2017 events in Northern Virginia offer the chance to celebrate with fireworks, parades, music, wine, beer, food, history, acrobatics and more. Catch a parade and fireworks, relax to live entertainment, head to a watery circus, sip Virginia brews and wine, immerse yourself in history, and enjoy summer fun throughout the area. Some events require tickets that sell out […]

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June 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

June 2017 events include the return of popular, multi-day carnivals and festivals, along with opportunities to volunteer, compete, learn, and play throughout Northern Virginia. Enjoy carnival rides, art, hikes, wine, beer, food, and more as special events kick off a new summer of fun. Herndon Festival, Herndon, June 1 – 4 The 37th Annual Herndon Festival returns with four days of fun, combining an outdoor concert […]

Revolutionary War Weekend photo credit George Washingtons Mount Vernon

May 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

May 2017 events offer something for every age, with celebrations of history, art, strawberries, Mom, nature, and more. Close out the month at Memorial Day gatherings that honor America’s fallen heroes. Whatever May 2017 events you choose, we wish you a very happy month! Big Truck Days, Public Works Complex, Herndon, May 4 – 5 Herndon’s annual Big Truck Days is […]

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April 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

From Easter eggs to bluebells, and National Parks to pirates, you’ll find fun April 2017 events for every age and interest as we celebrate the return of spring to Northern Virginia. Whether you want a chance to give back, tine with nature, cakes, flowers, art, antique cars, horses, eagles, or even pirates, you’ll find an event below. Easter Egg Hunts, Multiple […]

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2017 Easter Egg Hunts in Northern Virginia

Bookmark our great, big round-up of 2017 Easter Egg Hunts for family-friendly celebrations of spring in Northern Virginia parks, farms, zoos, and towns. Many events that require registration fill up quickly, so reserve your spot soon. Parks and Historic Site 2017 Easter Egg Hunts Many of our county and regional parks are hosting 2017 Easter Egg Hunts in April. Several of […]

Meadowlark pink cherry blossoms Vienna Virginia

March 2017 Events In Northern Virginia

March 2017 events celebrate nature, annual festivals, family fun, and many opportunities to enjoy beautiful Northern Virginia as spring returns and the days grow longer. Here, in order of start date, are March 2017 events that offer fun for every age. Enjoy Cherry Blossom Beauty, Multiple Locations   With record warm temperatures throughout February, predicted to continue […]

Kwanzan cherry blossoms Frying Pan Park Virginia

Visit Cherry Blossoms in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia

Visit cherry blossoms in Washington DC, Maryland, and Virginia with our list of popular and hidden bloom destinations, plus tips and websites to help you plan your visit. The Washington DC Tidal Basin is lovely, but it’s not the only option for enjoying the return of spring beauty to the area. There are several other delightful spots to visit cherry blossoms when you want […]

George Washington Birthday Parade, Photo credit: Tisara Photography

February 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

February 2017 events in Northern Virginia include Valentine’s and President’s Day celebrations, restaurant deals, family fun, and more. Whether you love winter’s chill or can’t wait for warmer times, you’ll find fun local events to keep you entertained during our shortest month. Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, Jan 30 – Feb 5 During Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, more than […]

First Night, photo: J Clifford for Visit Alexandria

January 2017 Events in the Northern Virginia Area

January 2017 events begin with New Year’s celebrations and First Day hikes, finish out the holiday festival season, offer special MLK Day celebrations, and deliver plenty of winter fun. First Night and New Year’s Day in Northern Virginia Finish 2016 strong and kick off January 2017 with First Day events featuring family fun, live entertainment, and fireworks, then work […]