- The list below includes 449 free or cheap things to do in or near Fairfax, Virginia, including 119 different types of inexpensive activities like Movie Theaters, National & State Parks, Bowling and Arts & Crafts Classes.
- From Van Dyck Park to Daniels Run Park, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Fairfax and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
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Caputo Brothers Creamery Washington DC MoreLess Info
Participants will learn how to stretch mozzarella through a series of demonstrations and tastings
75% 4 votes
3720 Old Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA 22030 MoreLess Info
A 20 acre city park, Van Dyck Park features a variety of amenities. In addition to a large open field, the park has a lighted basketball court, a picnic pavilion, four tennis courts, three sand volleyball courts, and a trail.
75% 8 votes
Estel Rd & Barlow Rd, Fairfax, VA MoreLess Info
A wooded park land, Daniels Run Park is home to wildlife like fox, deer and turtles. The park has trails for hiking and biking, a small playground and a sheltered picnic area.
71% 7 votes
5236 Pommeroy Drive, Fairfax, VA 22032 MoreLess Info
The bulk of Lakeside Park is dedicated to a general open play area that can be used for athletics, relaxing, or other types of recreation. Visitors can of course enjoy the nearby lake with fishing and a two-mile long walking path.
93% 284 votes
11250 Waples Mill Road, Fairfax, VA MoreLess Info
There are 15 galleries which make up the National Firearms Museum. Guns that date form 1350 form the oldest pieces in the collection while present-day firearms are also put on display.
88% 189 votes
9650 Main Street, Fairfax, VA MoreLess Info
Films which are independent or have high artistic content are the main shows presented at the Cinema Arts Theatre. The cinema itself has six screens within it and tends to have one film for each of their screens.
80% 218 votes
2911 District Avenue, Fairfax, VA 22031 MoreLess Info
Angelika Film Center & Cafe at Mosaic is a movie theater that shows both independent and blockbuster films, with a cafe that serves alcohol and has a unique menu. They have assigned seating so seats can be reserved.
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George Mason University, Fairfax, VA 22030 MoreLess Info
Owned and operated by George Mason University, the Center for the Arts serves the entire community as well as students of the university. Plays, dance performances, concerts, and shows of the Virginia Opera Company are regularly held.
86% 95 votes
8200 Strawberry Lane, Fairfax, VA MoreLess Info
Along with being a popular first-run theater, the Angelika Film Center serves as an arthouse site with independent film showings and special discussions. There is also an adjoining café where debates about the movies are encouraged.
79% 101 votes
11900 Palace Way, Fairfax, VA 22030 MoreLess Info
A movie theater offering first-run movies, Fairfax Corner 14 + Xtreme features auditoriums with digital projection, RealD 3D and stadium seating. The theater provides a restaurant and bar, self-service ticketing, a party room and arcade games.
60% 121 votes
4500 Patriot Circle, Fairfax, VA 22030 MoreLess Info
A venue largely for sports, the Patriot Center is the community space for locals to enjoy basketball and hockey. The space is also used for entertainment, large groups, and concert venues.