There's something for everyone at the city's parks. Residents and visitors alike can walk, run, bike, and play. Many of the city's parks have play equipment where children can swing and slide; our parks offer lighted basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts as well as picnic tables and grill equipment for a summer cookout. Mobile skateboard equipment is featured at various parks throughout the year.
106 Tinner Hill Road
Site of the first rural chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. African Americans settled in the Tinner Hill neighborhood following the Civil War. The area is named for the prominent Tinner family, who owned a portion of the land.
The State Theater
220 N. Washington St.
The State Theater opened in 1936 and operated as a popular movie house until the late 1980s. A multi-million dollar restoration in the late 1990s turned it into a venue for live music and private events.
ArtSpace Falls Church
700 W. Broad St.
ArtSpace Falls Church is a little center for the arts - housing a 95-seat theater and an art gallery. Creative Cauldron is the nonprofit arts organization that manages and operates ArtSpace. Creative Cauldron's mission is to make the arts affordable and accessible to everyone, offering year-round educational programs in the arts as well as professional performances of live theater, music and dance for adults and for children.
6799 Wilson Blvd.
Located at the city's eastern tip, the Eden Center is the largest Vietnamese shopping center on the East Coast. There are more than 120 stores inside the Center. A Lion Arch gateway entrance was erected to honor Vietnamese and Chinese cultures.
A great way to get to know the city, the Historic Trail is a walking tour of the city's historic sites. Download the Victorian Walking Tour map.
Take time to explore the city's 6 marked stops along the Civil War Trail, which is part of the larger Civil Wars Trail.
Visit the history panels on the multimodal plaza at the intersection of S. Washington Street and Hillwood Avenue. They tell the story of the City's transportation, going back to before there even was a City or Town of Falls Church! Read the full history panels here (PDF, 8 pages).
Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail
About 2 miles of the W&OD trail wind through the City of Falls Church. The Washington and Old Dominion Railroad Regional Park is a 45-mile multi-use rail-trail that is owned and operated by the Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority.