Celebrate Fairfax! is Northern Virginia’s largest community-wide celebration. The annual festival hosts tens of thousands of visitors during the three-day run. The 25-acre site at the government center is magically filled with fascinating sights and sounds of more than 300 exhibitors, food vendors, crafters and interactive activities. Celebrate Fairfax! showcases live concerts on eight stages, ExxonMobil Children’s Avenue, a petting zoo, the Fairfax County Karaoke Championship, carnival rides, a ...
Chalk on the Water is a two-day street-painting festival where participants will create amazing street art. Festival goers can purchase a "plot" of brick space on the plaza and paint to their hearts delight whatever flows from their imagination. Cost for spaces are $5 for children, $10 for adults, and $15 for professional artists. Participants have a chance to win cash prizes for various categories, awarded by notable community judges. The festival will also include food, a live DJ, and a wine g ...
Join the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum for a new program dedicated to past, present, and future innovations in aviation and space. See military, recreational, and home-built aircraft as well as classic automobiles. Enjoy presentations, demonstrations, special tours, and hands-on activities for all ages.
Attracting an average of 80,000 people each year, the outdoor festival creates a dynamic family experience by combining the fun of an outdoor concert series with the thrill of a summertime carnival. Throughout the four-day event, there will be two fireworks displays, a craft show with 115 artisans, business expo, 10K/5K race and fitness expos, and a Kids’ Alley where children can have a hands-on art experience.
The free outdoor festival will take place each month on selected Sunday's and will feature some great flicks from classic to comedy. Grab a date, the family or a group of friends, bring the lawn chairs and a picnic and enjoy flicks under the stars. Lake Anne Plaza is pleased to have Northern Virginia Magazine return as our exclusive media partner for the festival.
The Summer BrewFest is a craft beer festival featuring summer seasonal brews from regional craft breweries. This is a great opportunity to try your favorite local and regional breweries' spring and summer brews. Adult admission is for thise 21 years of age and older. A valid ID must be presented. A sampling glass and 6 beer sampling tickets are included in the cost of admission.
In the 1980’s the business community began a new tradition called Springfield Days that connected the business and residential community through sidewalk sales and special events. That tradition has evolved throughout the years into a full blown community wide celebration that harkens back to the good old days. The business community, Park Authority and various service organizations have teamed up to offer the very best in family fun and entertainment.
The Sully Antique Car Show is an annual event held every June on Father’s Day at the Sully Historic Site in Chantilly Virginia. This antique car show attracts thousands of visitors from the Mid Atlantic region. The Sully Antique Car Show features over 400 antique and classic cars as well as a classic car parts flea market.
Taste of Reston, produced by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce, is the largest outdoor food festival in the area and was voted 2012, 2013, and 2014 "Northern Virginia's Best Food Festival" by Virginia Living magazine. Join the fun this June at the Reston Town Center for two days of restaurants and community vendors, live entertainment on three stages, a carnival, the Family Fun Zone! and the Wine 'n' Dine area.
The festival features blues music, all over town, all weekend! Poised to become the premier blues festival of the region this is a weekend long event featuring outstanding national regional and local blues performers, historic displays, family activities, vendors, food, and carnival games.
The Workhouse Arts Center is hosting its annual Carnival + Art Party from June 2-5 2016. The excitement begins on Thursday, June 2 at 5p, with rides, games, music, vendors, carnival food, and family fun. Saturday and Sunday will also feature a number of delicious food trucks from around the region. This event will raise funds in support of the Workhouse’s arts, education and history programs