A gingerbread man balloon floats over the crowd during the Reston Holiday parade.

This Week’s Family-Friendly Events Members Public

‘Tis the season for turkey trots, tree lightings, and holiday cheer! We’ve got your list of 13 family-friendly things to do now through November 27.

Ellen Howes
Ellen Howes
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9 Things To Do This Winter in Northern Virginia Members Public

Northern Virginia is a fantastic area to explore winter activities, and I’ve rounded up my top picks. From ice skating to finding the best hills for sledding, there’s no shortage of things to do when the temperature drops.

Kelly O'Lone
Kelly O'Lone
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A park tunnel decorated with colorful holiday lights.

What To Do Around NoVa This Week Members Public

The holidays are just around the corner! If you’re overwhelmed by the volume of events and activities to choose from, then we’ve got your list of 10 family-friendly things to do around Northern Virginia now through November 20.

Ellen Howes
Ellen Howes
Events

Download: Loudoun County Parent's Guide to the Holidays Members Public

Hello! We've put together an awesome PDF guide on holiday activities in Loudoun County, including a list of where you can see Santa Claus. It's even got a handy calendar view! It's available only for subscribers, so sign up to view the rest of this post and download it!

Josh Rachford
Josh Rachford
Loudoun
Families stargazing together, led by staff of the National Air and Space Museum.

Family-Friendly Events in NoVa This Week Members Public

We’ve curated your list of activities to check out this week around Northern Virginia! Get into the holiday spirit with some of the region’s favorite light shows and holiday markets.

Ellen Howes
Ellen Howes
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Top 10 Independent Toy Stores in Northern Virginia Members Public

Want to get your kids' toys from a local business? Check out Mom 'n Dad Co's list of the top 10 indie toy stores in Northern Virginia.

Kelly O'Lone
Kelly O'Lone
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A happy goat on Temple Hall Farm in VA chewing a pumpkin stem.

This Week’s Family-Friendly Events Members Public

Happy Halloween! We wish you and your family a safe and fun time! Spooky season may be front and center right now, but Thanksgiving and the winter holidays are just around the corner.

Ellen Howes
Ellen Howes
Events

The Ultimate Parent’s Guide to the National Aquarium Members Public

If you're planning a trip to the National Aquarium, our ultimate parent's guide will give you everything you need to know before you go. The aquarium is home to thousands of reptiles, mammals, birds, fishes, and amphibians, and your kids likely won't want to miss a thing.

Kelly O'Lone
Kelly O'Lone
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