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Little Hands on the Farm

Kids will enjoy learning about life on a working farm and meet the loving animals that live at the park…

A Laurie Berkner Father’s Day Family Concert

Little ones will love singing, dancing, and playing interactive games as Laurie performs your child’s favorite songs…

A Bike Skills Area Joins This Park’s Pump Track!

Enjoy six professionally built, wood and steel features that provide new challenges and opportunities…

Beginning June 15th, Kids Eat Free at Wild Wood Pizza!

All summer long, kids eat free at Wild Wood Pizza in the Village at Leesburg…

Enjoy a Planetarium Show!

Explore the wonder of space and the summer solstice…

After-Hours Family Night: Meet Your Favorite Princess!

Your favorite princesses will be joining you as you explore the park for a night of stories, games, fun, and animals…

Fireworks Are Back @ Lake Fairfax Park!

Enjoy a fireworks display with family and friends at Lake Fairfax Park…

Summer on the Green Movie Series

For a fresh-air family evening out, grab your blankets and chairs for these free movies…

The Ultimate Guide to Free & Low-Cost Summer Movies

From classic movies to animated favorites — you’ll enjoy a summer full of family entertainment…

Coming Soon! Climb UPton

Take adventure to new heights at Climb UPton, a new aerial challenge adventure coming to Northern Virginia this summer…

Free, Live Children’s Performances — Arts in the Parks

Ranging from comedians and magicians to puppetry and music, there is a whole summer of free shows waiting for you at Fairfax County Parks…

Kids Eat Free at Scotto’s Rigatoni Grill

Scotto’s Rigatoni Grill is already your family’s go-to restaurant for the best homemade pizza and Italian dishes…

Amusement Parks in the DMV

For roller-coaster junkies to littles ones and their families looking for a day of fun, the DMV has plenty of amusement parks to choose from…

Spraygrounds & Splash Pads in NOVA

These spraygrounds and splash pads are guaranteed to help you cool off without having to haul all the pool supplies…

Our Special Harbor Spray Park — Now Open

Suit up and head on out to the Chesapeake Bay-themed spray park at Lee District Park…

Summer Carnivals, Fairs, & Festivals in the DMV

The DMV is packed with carnivals, fairs, and festivals…

Wolf Trap Field Trip Fridays

Wolf Trap Teaching Artists are excited to give your kids on-demand, one-on-one performances…

Cinemark’s Summer Movie Clubhouse

Enjoy family movies all summer long for just $1.50 each…

Summer Music Series & Concerts in Northern Virginia

Outdoor summer concerts are Northern Virginia family-favorite…

Top 10 Baby Names of 2020

Check out the nation’s top 10 baby names for boys and girls…

Free! Take-&-Make Kits

Each kit provides the supplies to make a fun, cute craft — kids provide the creativity…

Enjoy Free Admission to Planet Word

Planet Word is a voice-activated museum (the world’s first!)…

Come One! Come All! To the Flying Circus Airshow!

Flying Circus aircraft and their pilots take to the skies to perform death-defying stunts and aerial demonstrations that are sure to leave you speechless…

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Can Wearing Braces Affect Your Ability to Play a Wind Instrument?

Student musicians who play wind instruments worry about the effects of braces on the lips and mouth…

Can Cicadas Damage Your Home or Yard?

Well, they’ll be here for several more (noisy!) weeks, so it is important to protect certain parts of your home and yard…

The Risks of Kids Swallowing Foreign Objects — Including Batteries

The consequences of a child swallowing a battery can produce devastating injuries…