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FEATURED EVENTS

56th Annual Fairfax City Independence Day Celebration

The 56th annual Independence Day parade will be celebrated this year on July 4. The parade steps off at 10 a.m. at 4100 Chain Bridge Road, rain or shine. The parade loops around Old Town Fairfax, along Chain Bridge Road, Main Street, University Drive, and Armstrong Street. Among the entries in this year’s parade are nine high school marching bands, large inflatable parade balloons, floats, and clowns. Enjoy music and dancing during the Evening Show at 6:30 p.m. at the Fairfax High School Stalnaker Stadium, 3501 Lion Run. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, no children's activities will be held this year. On-stage entertainment begins at 6:30 p.m. with rockin' music, a few parade awards — and, of course, a spectacular fireworks display after dark.
Dates: 
07/04/2022
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Location:

Fairfax High School, VA
3501 Lion Run
Fairfax, VA, 22030
United States

Phone:

703-385-7858

2022 Season at Seven Oaks Lavender Farm

You can come to the farm any day of the week during our open hours of 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. You don't need to make a reservation. Just print out your ticket(s) or show them on your phone when you arrive. There will be a tent set up close to The Lavender Shop and someone will greet you there. You will show your ticket purchase from printed out paper or on your phone. We will have scissors, baskets, rubber bands, paper towel and plastic bags for keeping flower stems damp if you wish. Lavender plants can be purchased too.
Dates: 
06/25/2022
06/26/2022
06/27/2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm weekdays | 9:00 am-5:00 pm Saturday & Sunday
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Location:

8769 Old Dumfries Road
Catlett, VA, 20119
United States

Phone:

(540) 272-7839

Summer Celebration at Busch Gardens - Williamsburg, VA

An ALL-NEW Summer Celebration turns up the fun at Busch Gardens Williamsburg! Immerse yourself in electrifying entertainment from day to night with the NEW! Summer Celebration Concert Series every Saturday as top music artists from all genres take the Royal Palace Theatre stage. The party continues with weekly performances at the NEW! Summer Celebration Talent Live where top finalists from the hit-show, America’s Got Talent, dazzle and amaze guests of all ages. Play all day on nine world-class coasters including the ALL-NEW Pantheon and keep cool on can’t miss water attractions. Then stay late as the world’s most beautiful theme park transforms with lit coasters and a dynamic fireworks spectacular that’s sure to amaze.
Dates: 
06/25/2022
06/26/2022
06/27/2022
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Location:

1 Busch Gardens Boulevard
Williamsburg, VA, 23185
United States

Phone:

757-229-4386

Twilight Family Stroll (ages 5+) at The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

Ever wonder what happens at the Zoo after hours and the lights go out? Bring your friends, family, and flashlight for this guided tour of the Zoo as the sun goes down. Learn how to use your senses at night and how animals are adapted to life in the dark.
Dates: 
07/02/2022
08/06/2022
09/17/2022
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Location:

One Safari Place
Baltimore, MD, 21217
United States

Phone:

443.552.5300