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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 sometimes bleak month, and provides an opportunity to explore new destinations in the Northern Virginia and Washington DC region. We’ve rounded up presidential destinations and special events that offer fun for all ages over the three-day weekend. NEW in 2018: Tackle real challenges that George Washington faced […]

George Washington Birthday Parade, Photo credit: Tisara Photography

February 2018 Events in Northern Virginia

February 2018 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. February 2018 Events in Northern Virginia Alexandria Winter Restaurant Week, Jan 26 – Feb 4 […]

Lovettsville Oktoberfest

September 2017 Events in Northern Virginia

September 2017 events in Northern Virginia are packed into every weekend so it’s going to be tough deciding where to enjoy your fun. Labor Day brings a close to summer break, then many annual festivals return with great gatherings and the start of fall fun. Labor Day Weekend Fun in Northern Virginia, Sep 2 – 4 Celebrate the last long weekend […]

Scottish Games and Labor Day Weekend 2016 Northern Virginia

Celebrate Labor Day Weekend 2017 in Northern Virginia

Labor Day weekend 2017 brings the unofficial end of summer to Virginia so finish strong with these fun, friendly events in Northern Virginia. Festivals and car shows, waterparks and pools, parks and markets are all ready for one more weekend of no school freedom. Labor Day Weekend 2017 Events Waterstock, Tim’s Rivershore, Dumfries, Sep 1 – 4   Head […]

Celebrate Fairfax carnival 2015

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 […]

Easter egg hunt

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 […]

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 […]

Perfect pumpkin

2016 Pumpkin Patch Fun in Northern Virginia

2016 pumpkin patch fun returns to Northern Virginia with slides, tunnels, swings, corn mazes, and Autumn festivals guaranteeing happy times for all. From the multi-acre, happy mayhem of Cox Farms, to the laid-back pumpkin displays at local garden centers, there is a fun fall experience for every age. See our updated article for 2017 Pumpkin Patch Fun. Many […]

Lovettsville Oktoberfest

September 2016 Events in Northern Virginia

September 2016 events in Northern Virginia are packed into every weekend so it’s going to be tough deciding where to enjoy your fun. Labor Day brings a close to summer break, then many annual festivals return with great gatherings and the start of Fall fun. Click the box to see our updated September event round-up for 2017: September 2016 Events Labor Day […]