The city of Springfield, Virginia is one of the main business centers of Fairfax County. Originally founded in 1847 as a station along the Orange and Alexandria Railroad, the city has a nice local feel with plenty of opportunities for entertainment, shopping, and dining options both in town and in the surrounding area. Visitors and locals alike can head to Lake Accotink for some outdoor recreational fun or head to the Springfield Town Center, especially on a rainy day, for a little retail therapy before ending the day with a delicious meal. CDC information for travelers. Hours/availability may have changed.
1.Springfield Town Center
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The Springfield Town Center in Fairfax County is conveniently situated at the intersection of Fairfax Parkway, Interstate 495, Interstate 395, and Interstate 95, offering a great destination for a retail experience that satisfies the needs of shoppers. Many brands can be found inside the shopping center, including Sephora, Victoria’s Secret, H&M, Forever 21, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Bath and Body Works, American Eagle, and several others. In addition to the numerous retail shops, the Springfield Town Center is also home to Dave & Busters, the Regal Cinema, and a number of dining options, such as Yard House, Chuy’s, and Maggiano’s Little Italy.
6500 Springfield Mall, Springfield, VA 22150, Phone: 703-971-3000
2.St. Bernadette Catholic Church
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The St. Bernadette Catholic Church is home to a welcoming and friendly parish that aims to provide a warm welcome to any visitors to their church, and is also known for its fantastic choir music. The pastor of the St. Bernadette Catholic Church gives down-to-earth sermons aimed to inspire all who listen to continue self-transformation. Multiple masses are held at the church every weekend, with English masses four times on Sunday mornings and afternoon, as well as a mass in Spanish at 5:00pm. Masses are also available Monday through Friday at 9:00am, along with an 8:00am mass on Saturdays.
7600 Old Keene Mill Rd, Springfield, VA 22152, Phone: 703-451-8576
3.Springfield United Methodist Church
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The Springfield United Methodist Church was founded back in 1954 in Springfield, formerly known as the Springfield Methodist Church. The first church service of what would become Springfield Methodist Church was held at the Garfield School in January of 1954 with an attendance of 33 residents. The groundbreaking for the actual church building happened the following year, and was later updated and remodeled in 1974, and renovated completely in 2000. Today, the church welcomes visitors to their Sunday services at 8:15am and at 10:30am, caring about people and their well-being and encouraging people to “come as they are.”
7047 Old Keene Mill Rd, Springfield, VA 22150, Phone: 703-451-2375
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Built back in the year 1928, the originally one-room Sydenstricker Schoolhouse was once Springfield’s center for social activities and education for the community. Today, it remains as a reminder of days gone by, as well as a testament to several generations for local residents who have loved the building and cared for it in order to preserve it over the many years. What’s unique about the more than ninety-year-old historic Sydenstricker Schoolhouse is that it still acts as a thriving community center. The structure remains today structurally and architecturally intact with only a handful of minor changes.
8511 Hooes Road, Springfield, VA 22153
5.Infinity Limo Car
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Infinity Limo Car provides a professional and luxurious limo service in the city of Springfield, Virginia and the surrounding area, boasting that the pleasure, satisfaction, and comfort of customers are their greatest priority. The business offers top-quality limo services for airport, office, and residential pickups. The services of Infinity Limo Car can be tailored according to the schedule of customers, whether they’re needed for weddings, parties, wine tours, or just a night out. The limousine company has been operating for more than ten years and has been noted by customers for its excellent service and friendly, professional drivers.
7830 Backlick Road, Springfield, VA 22150, Phone: 866-844-5333
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Malek's Pizza opened in the Springfield community in 1994, after Joanne and Joseph Malek bought Plaza Pizza in 1981 and decided to reinvent and remodel the pizza joint. The restaurant was one of the first in town to offer delivery, carry-out, and dine-in, and continues to quality pizza today. The menu also includes subs, salads, and other specialties. Originally open until 10:00pm, Malek’s Pizza gradually extended its hours to meet demand. The restaurant is now open from 11:00am until 2:00am on Sundays, until 3:00am Monday to Thursday, and until 4:00am on Fridays and Saturdays.
7118 Old Keene Mill Rd, Springfield, VA 22150, Phone: 703-451-6969
7.Delia's Pizzeria and Grill
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Delia's Pizzeria and Grill first opened its doors in Springfield in 1981 as a result of a shared dream of Soula and Ted Theodorou to establish a restaurant in the local community. The restaurant soon became a thriving business with wide-spread notoriety thanks to Soula welcoming patrons, the eye-pleasing decor, savvy management, and a natural love for Italian and Greek cuisine. The fresh and perfectly baked pizzas, however, are of course the stars of Delia's Pizzeria and Grill, made with Ted’s secret pizza crust recipe and high quality ingredients, bringing out a freshness and robust flavors that always impress.
6715-F Backlick Rd, Springfield, VA 22150, Phone: 703-451-0242
8.Kilroy's Restaurant and Sports Bar
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Originally founded in 1981 as Uncle Sam’s, Kilroy's Restaurant and Sports Bar was started by three friends who had a desire to fill a gap in the local community. The three saw a need in the Springfield community for a place where people could go to gather, have a great meal, celebrate the special moments in life, and simply relax. Kilroy's Restaurant and Sports Bar has been thriving ever since, serving a variety of delicious menu options to both local residents and visitors alike, including a wide selection of sandwiches, several different flatbread pizzas, salads, burgers, and many entree options.
5250-A Port Royal Rd, Springfield, VA, 22151, Phone: 703-321-7733
9.Hard Times Cafe
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Hard Times Cafe is a local chain that serves burgers, wings, chili, and much more in a simple, relaxed setting featuring flat-screen televisions. Open seven days a week from 11:00am until 2:00pm the restaurant is considered by many to be Springfield’s center for nightlife and sports viewing. A Real Madrid, FC Barcelona, and DC United bar, the Hard Times Cafe carries most of the major sports packages, including NFL Sunday Ticket, the Big Ten Network, and the SEC Network. It also hosts regular events, such as World Tavern Poker on Thursday nights, and offers free pool and free shuffleboard.
6362 Springfield Blvd, Springfield, VA 22150, Phone: 703-913-5600
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10.Bertucci's Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta
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Bertucci's Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta started out in Somerville, Massachusetts in 1981, with a central brick oven and serving a menu of handcrafted options, made with the freshest ingredients available and inspired by several family recipes. Today, there are more than fifty Bertucci's producing pizzas in brick ovens from the New England area down to Virginia, including one in Springfield. Each location reflects a love for authentic Italian cooking, along with the charm and unique character of the local community. Bertucci's Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta is open seven days a week from 11:00am until 10:00pm.
6525 Frontier Drive Springfield, VA 22150, Phone: 703-313-6700
10 Best Things to Do in Springfield, VA
- Springfield Town Center, Photo: Springfield Town Center
- St. Bernadette Catholic Church, Photo: St. Bernadette Catholic Church
- Springfield United Methodist Church, Photo: Brian Jackson/stock.adobe.com
- Sydenstricker Schoolhouse, Photo: Sydenstricker Schoolhouse
- Infinity Limo Car, Photo: Filip Olejowski/stock.adobe.com
- Malek's Pizza, Photo: Malek's Pizza
- Delia's Pizzeria and Grill, Photo: Brent Hofacker/stock.adobe.com
- Kilroy's Restaurant and Sports Bar, Photo: Kilroy's Restaurant and Sports Bar
- Hard Times Cafe, Photo: Hard Times Café
- Bertucci's Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta, Photo: Bertucci's Brick Oven Pizza and Pasta
- Cover Photo: Kristina/stock.adobe.com