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Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival

32nd Annual Fairfax Spotlight on the Arts Festival starts on April 21st  with a glittering evening at Old Town Hall celebrating three decades of arts in the City of Fairfax. Sponsored by the City of Fairfax in cooperation with George Mason University and the arts community of Fairfax, Spotlight on the Arts continues its commitment to support and encourage the awareness of cultural opportunities in the greater Fairfax community. It has grown into a significant three-week festival and is now considered one of Virginia’s foremost arts festivals. With outstanding music performances from leading musicians, quality arts exhibitions, dance (both classical and modern) stimulating theater performances, community activities and events including “Artful Living” an Art Show in association with Britepaths, and the hits of last year including Fashion in Motion. This year’s Festival of youth, of music, of dance and so much more all highlight the emerging vibrant art scene in historic Old Town Fairfax.

We are delighted to bring you so many exceptional events in the Spotlight on the Arts Festival this year. In the spirit of a festival all participating groups endeavor to bring you the best arts and cultural events on offer during this year’s program – come and enjoy the festival! For more information, the schedule for this year's Festival and updates, please visit www.fairfaxspotlight.org.

Opening Gala is on April 21st at 7pm in Old Town Hall – contact 703 273 6097 to buy tickets.

*Some events are free and some require a fee, check www.fairfaxspotlight.org for details.

Event Venue

Old Town Hall

3999 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
  • Friday, April 21, 2017
  • Saturday, April 22, 2017
  • Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Monday, April 24, 2017
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  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017
  • Thursday, April 27, 2017
  • Friday, April 28, 2017
  • Saturday, April 29, 2017
  • Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • Monday, May 1, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 2, 2017
  • Wednesday, May 3, 2017
  • Thursday, May 4, 2017
  • Friday, May 5, 2017
  • Saturday, May 6, 2017
  • Sunday, May 7, 2017
  • Monday, May 8, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017
  • Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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