- TripBuzz found 469 things to do with kids in or near Fairfax, Virginia, including 450 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Washington, Arlington, Silver Spring and Bethesda.
- From Bowl America Fairfax to Fairfax Ice Arena, the Fairfax area offers 113 different types of family activities, including: Movie Theaters, National & State Parks, Bowling and Arts & Crafts Classes.
- Less than a 45 minute drive from Washington D.C., Fairfax, VA is a destination on its own. The town of 22,000 hosts several annual events including The Chocolate Lovers Festival, special performances by the Fairfax Symphony Orchestra, a number of Opera performances, and presentations of local history by expert historians.
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Daily specials emphasize the freshest meats and seafood, while the carefully constructed menu shows off handmade pastas and sauces
Founded in 1958, Bowl America Fairfax is a bowling alley offering a number of amenities for its guests to enjoy. Open bowling, bowling leagues, and birthday party hosting are among the services and events provided at the alley.
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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.
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.
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.
The Fairfax Museum is located within the Visitor's Center for the city. The building itself is a historical site since it was formerly the Elementary School that was built in 1873, and the museum collection features exhibitions about the city's history.
Adjacent to George Mason University, University Mall Theatres provides daily showings of movies. They offer usually one first-run film, several second-run films, and a presentation of The Rocky Horror Picture Show every Saturday at midnight.
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.