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Events in Northern Virginia and the DC region include annual festivals, holiday celebrations, parades, markets, and more family-friendly fun for all ages.

Riverbend Park, photo credit: Charlotte Geary

Celebrate Spring in Northern Virginia with Festivals and Fun Adventures

Celebrate Spring in Northern Virginia at Spring festivals and fairs, scenic drives and hikes, and unique outings in the DC region. Bookmark this roundup of fabulous spring adventures recommended by local experts for fun all season long. We asked Northern Virginia experts how they like to celebrate spring in Virginia, and they came up with […]

St Patricks Day dancers photo credit Ballyshaners

March 2019 Events in Northern Virginia

March 2019 events in the Northern Virginia area include St. Patrick’s Day festivities, Women’s History Month events, restaurant deals, Pi Day fun, and the start of Easter egg hunt season. Our list also includes many opportunities to enjoy our beautiful region as spring returns and the days grow longer. Here, in order of start date, […]

Geroge Washington bust, Masonic Memorial

President’s Day Weekend Fun in and Near Northern Virginia

The long President’s Day weekend adds a boost of extra fun to a chilly month, and is a great opportunity to explore new destinations in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC region. We’ve rounded up presidential destinations and annual events that offer fun for all ages over the three-day weekend. Every three day weekend is a chance to discover a […]

George Washington Birthday Parade, Photo credit: Tisara Photography

February 2019 Events in Northern Virginia

February 2019 events in Northern Virginia include Valentine’s, Chinese New Year, 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. February 2019 Events in Northern Virginia Chocolate Lovers Festival, Fairfax, Feb 1 […]

View from Marys Rock north Shenandoah NP

2019 National Park Free Entrance Days in the United States

2019 National Park free entrance days offer an extra incentive to visit new and favorite United States parks. All National Parks waive admission fees, and many host special events for visitors to enjoy. The United States National Park Service establishes several fee-free days each year to encourage the public to visit. There are five 2019 National Park […]

Trail marker Sky Meadows SP

Virginia First Day Hikes Start the New Year Right

Virginia First Day Hikes are a great way to kick off the new year with healthy, family-friendly fun at state and county parks around the state. You’ll be joining people all over the country as America’s State Parks host special events and guided hikes on January 1st. Virginia State Parks celebrate the new year with free park entry, special […]