With a number of family friendly restaurants, events, and activities, Fairfax Corner has developed into the epitome of leisure. Spend the whole day at this retail center. Sample Ozzie’s pasta. Solve a puzzle at Escapology. Buy running shoes at Potomac River Running.
As you explore, bring along a to-go cocktail from California Pizza Kitchen, Crafthouse, P.F. Chang’s, or Uncle Julio’s. As part of the center’s Cocktails To-Go program, you can bring alcoholic beverages outside of restaurants and into stores and common areas, like The Plaza.
Located in the heart of the center, The Plaza is a place to relax under a cabana or enjoy one of Fairfax Corner’s events. Coming up on August 20, Fairfax Corner will celebrate its 20th anniversary with a Sunday Funday Birthday Bash. Make sure to visit Fairfax Corner on October 7 for the Artisan Market & Fall Festival.
To navigate this retail center, ride the new free Corner Connector shuttle.
With so much to see, eat, and do, here’s a guide for what to check out first.
This women’s clothing shop has everything you need for a closet makeover. Upgrade your activewear with a pair of leggings or pick up a summer dress. Get ahead with your cold weather wardrobe by a cozy sweater and step up your office game with a patterned blazer. 4209 Fairfax Corner Ave. E.
This retailer will outfit you with the gear you need to run and walk your best. Schedule an in-store fitting to ensure your running shoes are the most comfortable and supportive for your feet. Peruse men’s and women’s athletic apparel, running gear, and wellness items. 11895 Grand Commons Ave.
This boutique sells collections of women’s clothing, shoes, accessories, and skin care. The current summer selection includes colorful matching sets and linen pieces for a stylish yet breathable outfit. Totes and embroidered bag straps make for the perfect gift or “Treat Yo’ Self” present. 11941 Grand Commons Ave.
This store is your one-stop shop for home goods, apparel, and gifts. Purchase an upholstered sofa with custom fabric or gifts for any occasion, from baby showers to Mother’s Day. The Nest Egg provides interior design help and room makeover packages to help your space feel more like home. Owner Ann O’Shields says her store has offered quality home products for nearly 20 years. “Our customers can trust us when it comes to their furniture purchases. They know we’re established.” 11940 Grand Commons Ave.
This hair salon and spa has every kind of pampering you can imagine. Stop by to have your hair cut, blow-dried, styled, or colored. For a special occasion, schedule to have your makeup done. Indulge in a spa day with a manicure, skin care, waxing, or massage. 420 Fairfax Corner Ave. W., Ste. 210
From sea moss gel to eucalyptus tea, Kurves Organics sells health products to help you feel your best. The store offers supplements, teas, beverages, and vitamins. Owner Sylvannie Patterson says she promotes health living by using organic ingredients from her home island of St. Kitts. “We educate our customers about our products on a personalized level,” she says. 11877-B Grand Commons Ave.
One of two Great American Restaurants in this center, Coastal Flats specializes in seafood dishes, including crispy fish tacos, pecan
This Americana restaurant has 50 craft beers on tap and a lengthy menu of pub fare. Crafthouse serves a selection of spirits, wines, and liquors. The restaurant holds weekly events, including Tuesday trivia nights, karaoke Wednesdays, and a live DJ on Fridays and Saturdays. 11861 Palace Wy.
This Great American Restaurant features a menu of Italian favorites like lasagna, chicken parmesan, and tagliatelle and meatballs. The casual restaurant has salads and sandwiches. No trip to Ozzie’s is complete without an order of Ozzie rolls and a side of honey butter. 11880 Grand Commons Ave.
Catch a flick in style at Fairfax Corner’s movie theater, which is outfitted with luxury loungers so you can watch comfortably. This Cinemark offers an XD theater with surround sound and digital projection technology, allowing for an immersive viewing experience. 11900 Palace Wy.
Put your puzzle skills to the test at one of Escapology’s five escape rooms. With up to seven other people, work together to solve the challenge in under 60 minutes. Escapology has rooms with a range of difficulties and themes, including Mansion Murder and Cuban Crisis. 4211 Fairfax Corner Ave. E., Ste. 230
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