Woo-hoo! Summer is just about here! If you want to cool off with a super-fun day at a water park, you don’t need to leave town: you can enjoy one of our many great water parks right in our area. We have many -- in fact, 10 outdoor ones (plus indoor water parks, and pools and spray grounds or splash fountains) -- all right here in Northern Virginia. These outdoor Northern Virginia Water Parks are open in the summer only, usually from Memorial .
Want an "out of this world" experience? Enjoy one this weekend without leaving Planet Earth -- or even the metro DC area -- by attending Escape Velocity! The annual three-day event celebrating science fiction returns to National Harbor in Maryland (across from Old Town Alexandria in Virginia) Memorial Day weekend, May 24-26, 2019. The event is a futuristic world’s fair to promote informal STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and BIBA orange and Pink Cotton Silk Straight Kurta
Memorial Day Events 2019 Memorial Day weekend is here, a time for our country to remember and honor the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives to protect our freedoms. Being so close to the nation's capital gives us a very easy opportunity to visit meaningful places to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice. See below for special events taking place in Washington, DC, and Northern Virginia to honor our military, as well celebrations Continue Reading...
By Patricia Hall, FairfaxFamilyFun.com Thousands of motorcycles will roar into town this weekend, as happens on Memorial Day Sunday each year, going down Fairfax Boulevard en route to Washington, DC, where they will join hundreds of thousands more bikes at Rolling Thunder. It's quite a sight -- and fun and exciting to watch -- but its purpose is heartfelt: to honor our soldiers. Ride of the Patriots is a local motorcycle ride related to Bifast Women's Waterproof FrontZip Lightweight Hoodie Hiking Outdoor Raincoat Jacket with Pocket SXXL
By Patricia Hall, FairfaxFamilyFun.com Summer is almost here, and that means many of us will be enjoying fun concerts and other shows at Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna. On Sunday, May 26, 2019, you can kick off summer at Wolf Trap's annual Summer Blast-off, a FREE community event that includes music and fireworks! The annual tradition takes place every Sunday before Memorial Day. Since the following Monday is a Big Star Women's Cotton Seamed Denim Button Down Jean Jacket Dark Wash XSmall
By Patricia Hall, Fairfax Family Fun When you live in an area as rich in history as Northern Virginia is, you have ample opportunities to relive moments of days gone past. NOVA (and areas nearby) is home to several Civil War and Revolutionary reenactments, as well as many other living history events throughout the year. Now you can add a different one to the list: the viking festival returns! The Manassas Viking Festival, coming May 11, Continue Reading...
May is a great time to travel the world without leaving home. How? Because those of us in the DC area can take advantage of great back-to-back international events! Last weekend was the “Around the World Embassy Tour,” when more than 50 embassies in Washington, DC, held a free open house on the same day. This Saturday, a similar event takes placed, focused on the countries of Europe. Saturday, May 11, is the European Union (EU) Open House Continue Reading...
By Patricia Hall, Fairfax Family Fun Living so close to the nation's capital has some distinct advantages, one of them being the ability to meet people truly from all over the world. And there is no better time to do this than during the annual "Around the World Embassy Tour" (AWET). This festival, which happens each spring, is open to the public, highly educational and fun, and completely free. AWET happens this year on Saturday, May 4, Billabong Essential Cardigan Women's
Kids have great imaginations, and this is something that Sesame Street has long encouraged: creativity, dreaming, and even magic. Beyond enjoying Sesame Street and its beloved characters through the classic television show, movies, books, games, and toys, some families can experience the magic of the series through a live production. Local families are in luck, because Sesame Street Live! is returning to our area early next .
Guess who hopped back over to Fairfax? The Easter Bunny! As spring arrives and the flowers start to bloom, the grand court at Fair Oaks Mall turns into Bunnyville, the Fairfax home of the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny is now greeting visitors in Bunnyville, a three-dimensional town for kids to explore. Located on the shopping center’s lower level in Grand Court West, Bunnyville features many places to visit including Hoppin’ Fresh Bakery, Hare BILLABONG Womens Fresh Vibes Tank Bikini Top Bikini Top