The City of Fairfax promotes the value of arts and culture by nurturing, investing in and celebrating the creative contributions of artists, musicians and arts organizations. By engaging the community, encouraging participation and facilitating access to the arts, the City is working with local artists and arts organizations to build a vibrant community for all of the City's residents, businesses and visitors.
For more information about the Cultural Arts in Fairfax, contact Cultural Arts Manager Megan DuBois at Megan.DuBois@fairfaxva.gov or 703-273-6097
Below is a sample of some of the most popular Cultural Arts Programs Fairfax offers.
September 21, 11am - 2:30pm
National Dance Day is an annual celebration dedicated to dance, this event encourages Americans of all ages to incorporate dance into their lives. You are invited to learn a routine and have a blast dancing with members of our community!
Dance Showcases from 11am - 1:30pm
Fairfax Ballet, Peter and the Wolf at 11am
McGrath Morgan Academy of Irish Dance
and many more!
Join us at 1:30 to learn the National Dance Day Routine, then perform it with members of the community at 2:00pm. If you want to get a head start, here is the routine!
Kidz Korner features family programming every Saturday at 10:30am in Old Town Square during the summer, June-August.
Every Monday, beginning the second Monday in September, there will be family programming. It is open to children of all ages, however especially for those who haven’t yet started school! There will be music, movement, story telling, performances, crafts, and more! All performances and programs begin at10:30am. All performances and programs - unless otherwise noted - will be held at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax. There is ample parking in the downtown, and stroller access at the rear of Old Town Hall on Main St. Email Megan
Upcoming Funday Mondays
August 26 - End of Summer Party at the Splash Pad in Old Town Square
September 2 - No Funday Monday (Labor Day)
September 9 – Mr. Skip
September 16 – Story time and Crafts
September 23 – TBA
September 30 – My Gym
October 7 – Mr. Skip
October 14 – Story time and Crafts
October 21 – Paint Your Own Pottery
October 28 – Halloween Party
November 4 – Mr. Skip
November 11 – No Funday Monday (Veterans Day)
November 18 – Turtles with Hidden Valley Nature Center
November 25 – My Gym
December 2 – Mr. Skip
| All Events are Sponsored by
City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts & Paint Your Own Pottery
ArtScreen is a free film series celebrating the arts on Friday
evenings at the in the City of Fairfax.
|November 2||January 4||April 5|
1984 • Winner of 8
| "The Glenn Miller Story"
1954 • Academy Award
for Best Sound
| "The Buddy Holly Story"
1978 • Academy Award for
Best Music, Original Score
|Doors Open: 7pm
Film Start Time: 7:15pm
|Doors Open: 7pm
Film Start Time: 7:30pm
| Doors Open: 7pm
Film Start Time: 7:30pm
All screenings will be at the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center
3740 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax VA 22030
Performances begin at 8:00pm October through April. Please find the full schedule of performers below. All performance take place at Old Town Hall, 3999 University Drive, Fairfax VA 22030, unless otherwise noted. Please arrive early as there are no booked tickets and it is on a first-come, first-served basis.
| October 12
||"Two for a Song"||D'Amor Duo||Ragtime Piano & Vocalist|
|October 26**||"Sounds of the Saxophone"||Washington Saxophone Quartet||Jazz, Bach, Bernstein|
|November 9||"A Night Of Jazz"||The Hot Lanes Big Band With
|December 7||"Christmas Cheer"||Cathedral Brass||Seasonal Brass|
|January 11||"Mason Jazz Guitar Night"||Shawn Purcell and Friends||Jazz|
|January 25||"A Celebration of Robert Burns"||IONA Celtic Fusion||Celtic Fusion|
| February 1**
||"Chocolate, Music, and Goodies"||Beau Soir||Flute, Harp Duo|
|February 8||"A Night in New Orleans"||Dixie Power Trio||New Orleans Jazz|
|February 22||"Sounds of the Clarinet"||Mpingo||Clarinet Quartet|
|March 8||"Echos of Goya"||William Feasley||Guitar|
|March 22||"Swing the Night Away"||Nitehawks Swing||Big Band|
| April 12**
||"An Evening of Classical Sounds"||Washington Chamber Orchestra||Classical|
** Performance will take place at the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center
3740 Old Lee Hwy Fairfax, VA 22030
|All Events are Sponsored by
City of Fairfax Commission on the Arts