Things to Do in January Around Lorton

The holiday season is over, but thereโ€™s no excuse to hibernate this January!

Stay warm by hiking, skating, or tubing; marvel at the light display at Meadowlark Gardens; or curl up with a good book about the history of Arlington County. Read on and mark your calendars for all the fun wintry events in Northern Virginia this month.


โ›„ Winter Wonderland Hike – Great Falls

  • Saturday, January 6, 9:30 AM
  • Riverbend Park

๐Ÿ“š Hidden History of Arlington County Book Talk – Manassas

  • Sunday, January 7, 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM
  • The Manassas Museum

๐ŸŽ‡ Meadowlark Gardens Winter Walk of Lights – Vienna

  • Every Night through January 7, 5:30 PM – 10:00 PM
  • Meadowlark Gardens

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๐ŸŽจTorpedo Talks: The Art of Memory – Alexandria

  • Thursday, January 11, 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Torpedo Art Factory

โ„๏ธ 5th Annual Winter Ice Festival and Mega Block Ice Carving Competition – Leesburg

  • Sunday, January 14, 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Village at Leesburg

๐Ÿง Skiing, Snowboarding, and Penguin Slides Tubing – Hot Springs

  • All Winter Long
  • The Omni Homestead Resort

Photo from Mount Vernon


๐ŸŒ„Free Entrance to National Parks – Virginia

  • Monday, January 15, All Day
  • All National Parks

๐ŸŽป National Symphony Orchestra – Mount Vernon

  • Tuesday, January 30, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • George Washingtonโ€™s Mount Vernon

Photo by @ericjonesphotog on Instagram


๐Ÿ’— LOVEWorks – Occoquan & Manassas

  • Ongoing
  • River Mill Park in Occoquan and Harris Pavilion in Manassas

๐Ÿ’Open Skate at Prince William Ice Center – Woodbridge

  • Every Weekday in January, 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Prince William Ice Center

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