Located in Lorton, Virginia, on 55 acres once occupied by the historic Lorton Workhouse prison, the Workhouse Arts Center is a vibrant community of visual artists, performing artists, and arts educators working together to serve over 100,000 visitors annually from communities throughout Fairfax County and the greater Northern Virginia region. Nearly 100 regional artists create or exhibit their art at the Workhouse, and the Workhouse annually hosts more than 100 arts exhibitions, 300 performances, and 800 arts education classes, in addition to exciting events like Workhouse Fireworks and Brewfest. More information on the Workhouse is available online at http://WorkhouseArts.org.
Celebrate Fairfax, Inc. (CFI), a nonprofit 501(c)3 corporation, was created by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors in 1984, as the result of a citizen blue ribbon study. Today, CFI’s mission is “The Celebration of Fairfax County and Its Communities.” Celebrate Fairfax also produces the Celebrate Fairfax! Festival and Fall for Fairfax KidsFest.
In Fairfax County, you’ll love being able to Connect with America! Located just minutes from Washington, DC, Fairfax County places you in the heart of the best sites and attractions the Nation’s Capital Region has to offer. You’ll discover a whole new world of wonderful places to explore—from incredible historic sites to the very best shopping around. Come visit us to see it all and make the most out of your trip to Northern Virginia.
The Office of Public Private Partnerships (OP3) develops partnerships between the business community and local community organizations that address critical needs in Fairfax County. OP3 creates and develops public private partnerships to stimulate positive change in the community and encourages civic involvement and responsibility. One of the goals of OP3 is to bring together resources between the public and private sectors to effectively transform the quality of life in the community.