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The City of Fairfax is an independent city centrally located in Northern Virginia.

12/27/2019

It's Friday, and the weekend is upon us!

Check out this week’s #FairfaxCityMinute for info on some of the activities on the horizon, and a few tips for #FairfaxFourMiler and Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department 's #Bingo Night.

Start the new year off right: sign up for any of the wide range of #recreation #classes offered by Fairfax City Parks and Recreation .

Please SHARE!
#LiveLifeConnected

Good news: Fairfax City has EXTENDED CURBSIDE LEAF COLLECTION to December 30.Please help us: RAKE ALL LOOSE LEAVES to th...
12/27/2019

Good news: Fairfax City has EXTENDED CURBSIDE LEAF COLLECTION to December 30.

Please help us: RAKE ALL LOOSE LEAVES to the curb by SUNDAY, December 29.

(Sorry to shout, but we're pretty excited.)

#NoLeavesLeftBehind 🍂 🍁 🌳
Info: fairfaxva.gov

#LiveLifeConnected #leaves #leafcollection #curbsideleafccollection

Make a difference in the Fairfax City community: volunteer for a board or commission. Choose Board of Zoning Appeals, Ec...
12/27/2019

Make a difference in the Fairfax City community: volunteer for a board or commission.

Choose Board of Zoning Appeals, Economic Development Authority, or any other boards and commissions with vacancies.

Apply today! Check out the vacancies here: http://ow.ly/xAra50xCUEz

12/26/2019

2019 may be winding down, but there’s no shortage of fun in Fairfax City.

Check out this week’s #FairfaxCityMinute for details on the #FairfaxFourMiler, Fairfax Volunteer Fire Department 's #Bingo Night, and how to sign up for Fairfax City Parks and Recreation #recreation #classes to start the new year off right.

Please SHARE!
#LiveLifeConnected

Reminder: due to the Christmas holiday, Fairfax City's Wednesday and Thursday refuse & recycling routes will be collecte...
12/26/2019

Reminder: due to the Christmas holiday, Fairfax City's Wednesday and Thursday refuse & recycling routes will be collected today, December 26.

Information: fairfaxva.gov

Merry Christmas! Fairfax City government offices are closed in observance of Christmas.Find more information about city ...
12/25/2019

Merry Christmas!

Fairfax City government offices are closed in observance of Christmas.

Find more information about city government services on the city website: fairfaxva.gov .

Happy Christmas Eve! Fairfax City government offices close at noon in observance of Christmas Eve — and some services an...
12/24/2019

Happy Christmas Eve!

Fairfax City government offices close at noon in observance of Christmas Eve —

and some services and facilities, including DMV Select and Historic Blenheim, are closed all day.

Get the full scoop on the city website: fairfaxva.gov

Fairfax City refuse and recycling customers, just a quick reminder about holiday collection services:December 24: regula...
12/23/2019

Fairfax City refuse and recycling customers, just a quick reminder about holiday collection services:

December 24: regular service
December 25: no service
December 26: Wednesday & Thursday routes collected

Need more information? Visit fairfaxva.gov !

Today is the day: change the life of a critter in search of a forever home, and make your own heart happy. Stop by Pet S...
12/21/2019

Today is the day: change the life of a critter in search of a forever home, and make your own heart happy.

Stop by Pet Supplies Plus today, Dec. 21, 11 am - 2 pm, to meet someone special.: cats, kittens, bunnies, and pups — and please SHARE!

Info: fairfaxva.gov

12/20/2019

IT'S THE WEEKEND! What do you have on tap?

Check out the #FairfaxCityMinute for ideas, including:

- City of Fairfax Band Association holiday #concert
- Chabad Lubavitch of Northern Virginia #menorah lighting
- Fairfax City Parks and Recreation holiday market
- City of Fairfax Animal Control and Animal Shelter animal adoption event

Please SHARE — and we'll see you around town!

#LiveLifeConnected #adoptdontshop #butshoptheholidaymarket #holidaymusic #holidayconcert #staywarm

Plan ahead for the holidays: DMV Select services in Fairfax City Hall will be CLOSED December 24 & 25, 2019, as well as ...
12/20/2019

Plan ahead for the holidays:

DMV Select services in Fairfax City Hall will be CLOSED December 24 & 25, 2019, as well as January 1, 2020.

Regular operating hours for DMV Select services are 8:30 am to 4 pm weekdays.

Information: fairfaxva.gov

12/19/2019
Fairfax City Minute: December 19, 2019

It's time to plan your weekend!

Find out about the fun goings-on around Fairfax City in the #FairfaxCityMinute: including the Fairfax City Parks and Recreation Holiday Market, Chabad Lubavitch of Northern Virginia menorah lighting, City of Fairfax Band Association concert & City of Fairfax Animal Control and Animal Shelter animal adoption.

Hope to see you around—and please SHARE!

City of Fairfax Sustainability
12/19/2019

City of Fairfax Sustainability

It’s sleighing the shelves this year and everyone is rocking reusable bags. Continue the trend when out holiday shopping this year!

City of Fairfax Fire Department
12/19/2019

City of Fairfax Fire Department

Happy Holidays from Fire Station #3 to all of our citizens! We are so proud and lucky to serve our community! Be safe!

#HappyHolidays
#WaitingForSanta
#ChristmasSpirit
#HolidaySparkle

City of Fairfax Fire Department
12/19/2019

City of Fairfax Fire Department

One donation can save up to 3 lives... INOVA Bloodmobile will be at the Fairfax City Holiday Market, parked at Old Town Hall (3999 University Drive) on Saturday, December 21, 2019 from 12PM to 6PM. You can schedule your donor appointment by clicking on this link: https://inovabloodsaves.org/index.cfm?group=op&expand=24813&zc=22030

#BloodSavesLives
#InovaBloodmobile
#FairfaxCityHolidayMarket
#GiveBloodGiveLife
#DonateBlood
#YoureSomebodysType

City of Fairfax Animal Control and Animal Shelter
12/19/2019

City of Fairfax Animal Control and Animal Shelter

Have we got news for you: you can meet:- Bunnies- Kittens- Bunnies- Cats- Bunnies- Did we mention BUNNIES?More info: htt...
12/19/2019

Have we got news for you: you can meet:
- Bunnies
- Kittens
- Bunnies
- Cats
- Bunnies
- Did we mention BUNNIES?

More info: http://ow.ly/MHXg50xDFzG #adoptdontshop #cats #kittens #puppers #bunnies #dogs #didwementionbunnies #LiveLifeConnected #MerryChristmasToYou City of Fairfax Animal Control and Animal Shelter City of Fairfax Police Department Pets Bring Joy Rescue #PetSuppliesPlus

Curbside leaf collection service is coming to a close in Fairfax City! Please have all loose leaves raked to the curb by...
12/18/2019

Curbside leaf collection service is coming to a close in Fairfax City!

Please have all loose leaves raked to the curb by Friday, December 20.

Vacuum trucks will make their final circuit through city neighborhoods the following week. Information: fairfaxva.gov

City of Fairfax Sustainability
12/17/2019

City of Fairfax Sustainability

It’s the most wonderful time of year to actually send and receive letters again, but that doesn’t me you can’t be eco-friendly. Check out these ideas:

Fairfax City Economic Development Authority
12/17/2019

Fairfax City Economic Development Authority

Congratulations to Tracy for winning the Fairfax City Elf Hunt raffle in support of Small Business Saturday. She was able to find elves at Dante Salon and Wellness Spa, Fairfax Surf Shop, Fairfax Veterinary Hospital, Joy Unlimited - www.joy-unlimited.com, Mobius Records, Ornery Beer Company, Pacers Running Fairfax, Tandoori Nights Fairfax, TITLE Boxing Club Fairfax, Twins Ace Hardware - Fairfax.

We thank everyone for participating and supporting our city's business community!

VirginiaDMV
12/17/2019

VirginiaDMV

All #VirginiaDMV offices are closed Tuesday, December 24 and Wednesday, December 25 for the #Christmas holiday. Offices will reopen for service on Thursday, December 26.

Although our offices are closed, more than 40 online services are available. Get started by visiting www.dmvNOW.com

City of Fairfax Police Department
12/17/2019

City of Fairfax Police Department

We want to say thank you for the continued partnership between our community and our officers.

With the holidays right around the corner we would like share a friendly reminder to lock your car , take your keys, and hide your valuables.

#wehavethebestcommunity

Fairfax City Parks and Recreation
12/17/2019

Fairfax City Parks and Recreation

We have a very SPECIAL surprise during our 3rd Annual Holiday Market this weekend. On SUNDAY, Elsa👸and Anna 👸will be at City of Fairfax Old Town Square from 1 - 3PM and want to meet you!! 🤗

The Holiday Market will be open:
Friday 5 - 8 PM
Saturday 12 - 6 PM
Sunday 12 - 4 PM

Enchanted Empowerment- Previously Party Princess DMV
#frozen #frozen2 #frozensisters #elsa

Fairfax Academy for Communications & the Arts
12/16/2019

Fairfax Academy for Communications & the Arts

One singular sensation, coming this winter!

It's here: #DMV2Go ! Full-service @VirginiaDMV , including Real ID, is in front of Fairfax City Hall from 9 am - 4 pm to...
12/16/2019

It's here: #DMV2Go ! Full-service @VirginiaDMV , including Real ID, is in front of Fairfax City Hall from 9 am - 4 pm today, Dec. 16.

Questions about this or other DMV services? Virginia DMV is ready to answer: (804) 497-7100 , dmv.virginia.gov .

12/13/2019
FAIRFAX CITY MINUTE

Well the weather outside may be frightful, but there's still plenty of things to make your weekend delightful! Check out what's going on this weekend in Fairfax City!
Please note: The Holiday Market is closed Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, but will be open on Sunday, December 15 from noon until 4 PM.
#LiveLifeConnected

Check out the 12 Days of City Sustainability and get a great tip each day to help the environment during the holiday sea...
12/13/2019

Check out the 12 Days of City Sustainability and get a great tip each day to help the environment during the holiday season!
#LiveLifeConnected
City of Fairfax Sustainability

Tis' the holiday seasons, and everything is merry, and bright, but remember to think about the environment too. Check out our 12 days of City Sustainability daily to make your holidays more sustainable!

12/12/2019
FAIRFAX CITY MINUTE

Check out what's going on around the City of Fairfax!
Due to inclement weather, the Holiday Market will be closed on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, but it will be open on Sunday, December 15 from noon until 4 PM.
There is still plenty of fun to be had!
Friday, December 13:
Sherwood Family Movie Night, 7 PM, Sherwood Center; FREE
Old Town Hall Performance featuring the US Navy Band Brass Quintet,
8 PM, Old Town Hall; FREE
Saturday, December 14:
Lunch with Santa, 11 AM, Noon and 1 PM, Old Town Hall;
$6/Child (ages 10 and under)Tickets Required www.fairfaxva.gov
Sunday, December 15:
Main Street Community Band Concert Sunday, 4PM, Lanier Middle School; FREE Tickets required www.fairfaxband.org
#LiveLifeConnected

12/12/2019

Check out what's going on around the City of Fairfax!
Due to inclement weather, the Holiday Market will be closed on Friday, December 13 and Saturday, December 14, but it will be open on Sunday, December 15 from noon until 4 PM.
There is still plenty of fun to be had!
Friday, December 13:
Sherwood Family Movie Night, 7 PM, Sherwood Center; FREE
Old Town Hall Performance featuring the US Navy Band Brass Quintet,
8 PM, Old Town Hall; FREE
Saturday, December 14:
Lunch with Santa, 11 AM, Noon and 1 PM, Old Town Hall;
$6/Child (ages 10 and under)Tickets Required www.fairfaxva.gov
Sunday, December 15:
Main Street Community Band Concert Sunday, 4PM, Lanier Middle School; FREE Tickets required www.fairfaxband.org
#LiveLifeConnected

Tonight's (12/10) City Council meeting begins at 7 pm. To view the agenda or video: From the city website homepage, clic...
12/10/2019

Tonight's (12/10) City Council meeting begins at 7 pm.

To view the agenda or video: From the city website homepage, click on "City Meetings" or visit http://ow.ly/iAl650xuiaB

Make your comments part of the meeting record via Connect2FairfaxCity. Info: Fairfaxva.gov

Make a difference in the Fairfax City community: volunteer for a board or commission. Choose EDA, Commission on the Arts...
12/09/2019

Make a difference in the Fairfax City community: volunteer for a board or commission.

Choose EDA, Commission on the Arts, Environmental Sustainability, or any other boards with vacancies. Check out the vacancies here: http://ow.ly/4Oun50xuj0e

Apply today!

Tonight's (12/9) Planning Commission meeting begins at 7 pm. To view agenda, video: from city homepage, click on "City M...
12/09/2019

Tonight's (12/9) Planning Commission meeting begins at 7 pm.
To view agenda, video: from city homepage, click on "City Meetings," or click here: http://ow.ly/Tr2I50xuigD

Today at 2 pm:Garret Peck discusses the region's experience with Prohibition. Join us at the Fairfax Museum. Book sale a...
12/08/2019

Today at 2 pm:

Garret Peck discusses the region's experience with Prohibition.

Join us at the Fairfax Museum. Book sale and signing to follow.

Info: http://ow.ly/JGZF50xukBQ

There is STILL TIME to drop off coats and blankets in the City Hall Atrium for the NOVA Relief Center's regional drive. ...
12/08/2019

There is STILL TIME to drop off coats and blankets in the City Hall Atrium for the NOVA Relief Center's regional drive.

Deadline: Monday, DECEMBER 9.

(Hint: the atrium is open during Monday's Planning Commission meeting.) Info: http://ow.ly/hIlu50xuivy NOVA Relief Center

12/07/2019
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AND CAROLS - OLD TOWN SQUARE

Time to light the tree! Old Town Square is now a winter wonderland. Enjoy the lights and peruse the Holiday Market open tonight until 6 PM. HOLIDAY MARKET is open the first three weekends in December: Fridays 5 - 8 PM Saturdays: Noon - 6 PM Sundays: Noon

12/07/2019
FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS AND CAROLS - OLD TOWN SQUARE

Caroling, s’mores, hot apple cider and the Holiday Market are going on now. Santa will be here soon for the lighting of the big tree at 5:45 PM! The Holiday Market is open until 6 PM tonight and opens again tomorrow from noon until 4 pm. Come on out to Old
Town Square. #LiveLifeConnected

Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center
12/07/2019

Fairfax Museum and Visitor Center

Saturday December 7, 2- 5 pm - Tour the Ratcliffe- Allison-Pozer House (10386 Main St) to view Christmas decorations and hear about traditions of the past! Docents will share holiday customs from the different time periods of the home's use. Stay afterwards for the City of Fairfax Tree Lighting at 6 pm. FREE #dchousemuseum

City of Fairfax Schools
12/07/2019

City of Fairfax Schools

FHS Baseball Christmas Tree Sale!
M - F 5:30 - 9:30
Saturday & Sunday 9:00 - 9:00
Fairfax High School Stadium
3501 Rebel Run (corner of Fairfax Blvd)

The market is open today (noon to 6 pm) and tomorrow (noon to 4 pm): stop by Old Town Square!Can't make it this weekend?...
12/07/2019

The market is open today (noon to 6 pm) and tomorrow (noon to 4 pm): stop by Old Town Square!

Can't make it this weekend? Don't worry, it's open with lots of new vendors and music weekends through December 22.
#LiveLifeConnected
#HolidayMarket
#shoptilyoudrop
#notliterallydropofcourse
#dontforgettosnack

The magical holiday market starts tonight 5 - 8 PM!! Come by Old Town Square and do some holiday shopping from our 16 artisans, listen to music and sip some hot chocolate! 🍫🛍

Fairfax City Parks and Recreation
12/07/2019

Fairfax City Parks and Recreation

Festival of Lights and Carols has SO much to offer! The magic starts at NOON, in Old Town Square. Take a peak below at our schedule for today’s festivities.

Keep warm by stopping at our tent and get hot cider and s’mores served by Kiwanis Club of Fairfax.

Sponsored by Fair City Mall

Planning Commission Regular Meeting
12/07/2019
Planning Commission Regular Meeting

Planning Commission Regular Meeting

Paul VI Redevelopment - Consideration of the request of IDI Fairfax LLC for approval of the preliminary subdivision plat for Paul VI Redevelopment, located at 10675 Fairfax Boulevard and 10600 & 10606 Cedar Avenue and more particularly described as Tax Maps 57-1-02: 112, 113 & 114.

City Council Regular Meeting
12/07/2019
City Council Regular Meeting

City Council Regular Meeting

Presentation of proclamation acknowledging Sharon Bulova, Chair, Fairfax County Board of Supervisors for her years of stewardship to Fairfax County and collaborative relationship with the City of Fairfax.

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