Things to Do in August Around Lorton

August is here and that means it is county fair season! Check out all of the fairs and festivals happening in Northern Virginia to round out this summer. You can taste craft beers at the Workhouse Brewfest, or cool down with a paddleboard tour at Pohick Bay Regional Park, all right in Lorton. These are our top things to do to celebrate August in Virginia!

All month long:

🎀 Mount Vernon Nights Concert Series – Lorton

  • Saturdays, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

πŸ… Farmers Market – Lorton

  • Sundays, 9:00 AM
  • Lorton VRE Station

🚣 Paddle Tours – Lorton

  • Throughout August
  • Occoquan Regional Park

πŸ“½οΈ In Lorton’s Dark Room – Lorton

  • Daily through August 12
  • Workhouse Arts Center

 

An Evening Ride

First weekend events:

🎑 Fairfax County 4-H Fair and Carnival – Herndon

  • Thursday, August 2 – Sunday, August 5, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Frying Pan Farm Park

🍺 Workhouse Brewfest – Lorton

  • Saturday, August 4, 1:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

 

Lorton Workhouse Art Center

Second week events:

🎑 Prince William County Fair – Manassas

  • Friday, August 10 – Saturday, August 18
  • Prince William County Fairgrounds

🧘 🍺 Detox to Retox / Beer & Pil-Yoga – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, August 11, 10:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Brew Republic Bierwerks

🎨 Second Saturday Art Walk – Lorton

  • Saturday, August 11, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
  • Workhouse Arts Center

 

Rippon Lodge

Third week events:

🎑 Arlington County Fair – Arlington

  • Wednesday, August 15 – Sunday, August 19
  • Thomas Jefferson Community Center

πŸ›Ά Stars and Kars – Fredricksburg

  • Saturday, August 18
  • Route 17 Commuter Lot

🐝 National Bee Day – Woodbridge

  • Saturday, August 18, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Rippon Lodge Historic Site

 

Sunrise On The Potomac

Later in the month:

🍴 Alexandria Restaurant Week – Alexandria

  • Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 26
  • Old Town, Del Ray, West End

πŸ›οΈ Manassas Through The Ages History Weekend – Manassas

  • Friday, August 24 – Sunday, August 26, 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • The Manassas Museum

☘️ Alexandria Irish Festival – Alexandria

  • Saturday, August 25, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Waterfront Park

For more information about Liberty, stay in touch with us on Twitter @LibertyLorton. To see highlights from all of these events and more, find us on Facebook at Liberty Lorton and on Instagram @LibertyLorton.

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