There's a ton going on around the holidays in Fairfax and DC, so whether you're entertaining out-of-town guests or just looking to spend some time with family, here are a few fun things to check out this winter.
- Winter Movie Series at Mosaic District. Watch a holiday-themed movie at this popular shopping destination. You can still see The Bolshoi Ballet's version of The Nutcracker on December 19.
- Zoo Lights at the National Zoo. Head to the Smithsonian's National Zoo for ZooLights, an annual holiday event that features more than 500,000 lights illuminating various parts of the zoo, as well as holiday music, entertainment and shopping.
- Bull Run Festival of Lights. Admire holiday lights without leaving your car when you drive the 2.5 miles through this festive light display. There is also a holiday village featuring rides, refreshments and photos with Santa Claus.