Top 5 Things To Do This Weekend January 6 – January 8

TysonsToday Staff Around Town, Art & Culture

Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Here are our picks for the best events happening in the area!

Last Weekend!
Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights

Friday, January 6 – Sunday, January 8
5:00pm – 10:00pm

Meadowlark Botanical Gardens
Vienna, VA

Meadowlark’s Winter Walk of Lights is an elegant garden trail decorated with thousands of sparkling lights. The half-mile walk through the enchanting Meadowlark Botanical Gardens (Vienna, VA) features lighted nature themes and animated displays along a paved wheelchair and stroller-accessible trail. Stay warm by sipping on a hot beverage (with or without spirits) as you walk and s’mores to finish out the evening.

Last Weekend!
Bull Run Festival of Lights

Friday, January 6 – Sunday, January 8
5:30pm – 10:00pm

Bull Run Regional Park
Centreville, VA

Every year from November until just after New Year’s Day, you can experience the Bull Run Festival of Lights, 2.5 miles illuminated by holiday light displays. Drive the festival route from the comfort of your car; turn off your headlights and just follow the magical glow. 

The 2022 Festival of Lights is the season’s best and brightest activity to enjoy with your family and friends! 

MCC-Old Firehouse Winter Block Party

Saturday, January 7
1:00pm – 4:00pm

McLean Community Center
1234 Ingleside Ave.
McLean, VA 22101

Come to MCC for our 2nd Annual Winter Block Party. There will be entertainment, a wide variety of amusements, games, craft projects, food and more for all ages.

The DC Big Flea

Saturday, January 7
9:00am – 6:00pm

Sunday, January 8
11:00am – 5:00pm

Dulles Expo Center
4320 Chantilly Shopping Center
Chantilly, VA 20151

The Mid-Atlantic’s largest indoor flea market. Shop for unique and affordable antiques and collectibles. It’s an amazing treasure hunt!

2023 Passport to the World of Music
Griefcat

Sunday, January 8
7:00pm

Creative Cauldron
410 South Maple Avenue, Retail 116
Falls Church, VA 22046

The wittiest, wisest, wise-cracking-ist songwriting duo return! Irreverent, poignant, spirited, stylish, glamorous…oh the adjectives! Griefcat’s songs range from hilarious to sincere with a unique sound akin to Flight of the Conchords, mixed with a little Dolly Parton and an indie flair.  Griefcat entertains with music about the trials, joys, and tribulations of modern life. Their recent song Revolution (Poop at Work) is currently blowing up Instagram with thousands of views and likes.