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Closing Notice - All non-essential Fairfax County agency offices, including McLean Community Center, will be closed Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day.
Clarification on MCC’s Operations in Phase Two of Reopening

Updated Thursday, June 11, 2020—Beginning on Monday, June 15, the McLean Community Center will be adhering to Fairfax County Government’s COVID-19 Phase Two Reopening plan.

While MCC will be open to limited public access, activities and programs remain on hold until further notice. The Old Firehouse Center will remain closed. As soon as we can confirm what we can offer we will post the information on our website, in our weekly e-news blasts, and on our social media sites (Facebook, Instagram and Twitter).

We will be managing our building operations with minimal public interaction. To minimize face-to-face public contact, we ask that you continue to contact us online, or by email or phone.

Our goal is to keep you informed and safe as we navigate how to best ease into program offerings.

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2020 Philadelphia Flower Show

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The 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show invites you to fall in love with the Italian Riviera with their “Riviera Holiday” Show. Since 1829, people have been making the journey to Philadelphia to see the nation’s largest and longest-running horticultural event. Inspired by the wildly exotic gardens of the Mediterranean, the lush landscapes will be filled with fragrant waves of citrus, lavender, geraniums, roses, rosemary and sage. There will be hundreds of displays by the world’s premier floral and landscape designers.


As in years past, garden shoppers will be thrilled with the more than 180 vendors selling everything from garden furniture to unique plants and flowers. Horticultural, artistic and culinary lectures and demonstrations by world-class experts are mostly free to show visitors.


Lunch will be on your own. Sample the plentiful food vendors at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, where the show is held, or go across the street to the Historic Reading Terminal Market. There, the selections will range from Philly Cheese Steaks to home-baked Amish goodies.


Plan now to visit the 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show and imagine the warm, fragrant Italian Riviera. It will be both breathtaking and inspiring.


$144 per person/$139 MCC district residents, which includes deluxe motor coach transportation, tickets to the flower show, a morning snack and a driver’s tip. Arrive at the McLean Community Center by 6:45 a.m. Bus leaves promptly at 7 a.m. Tour returns at approximately 8 p.m. Please make checks payable to Excursionaire.

Questions? Please contact Maureen Cyron at 703-323-9040 or cyronfam@aol.com.

Activity No. 7005.320

(Online registration is not available for tours and day trips. Please contact the registrar at 703-744-9365, TTY: 711, for registration options.)