Falls Church, a historic town in the metropolitan area of Washington, has the country's lowest poverty level. This urban village features several historical structures, a thriving Vietnamese and Hispanic community, amazing restaurants, and a nationally rated school system. Here are the fun things to do while in Falls Church, Virginia.
Shop at Eden Center
6751-6799 Wilson Blvd, Falls Church, VA 22044
Eden Center is the East Coast's largest Vietnamese commercial center. This enormous Vietnamese American strip mall is regarded as the Fall Church's major tourist destination by the City's Economic Development Commission. The center features over 120 shops, businesses, and restaurants mostly providing to the Vietnamese-American and Asian-American population. It is also a foothold for Vietnamese culture that serves Virginia and its surrounding areas.
Grab a beer at Settle Down Easy Brewing Co.
2822 Fallfax Drive, Falls Church, VA 22042
Settle Down Easy Brewing Co. is a five-barrel brew house that can crafts up to 10 kegs daily. This nano-brewery offers a huge variety of beers, including IPAs, approachable and light beers, and Stouts. The Settle Down aims to provide the fans of craft beer a high-quality seasonal varietals and specialty craft beers. The tap room of the brewery is open to guests that are invited for a tour that includes a cold brew sampling. Settle Down is a perfect place for social meetings, enjoying music, and tasting beers.
Visit The Falls Church
115 East Fairfax Street, Falls Church, VA 22046
The city was named after the historic Episcopal church, The Falls Church. The parish was founded in 1732. Build and designed by Colonel Richard Blackburn, the William Gunnel's Church was the name of the original wooden structure church. The original structure had perished into decay in 1762 and a new brick structure was completed on the same site in 1769. The 1959 renovation includes a new chancel and the addition of galleries from the original design of James Wren. The still operating and standing structure mainly mirrors the original design from 1769 and is considered as one of the United States' oldest church structures.
Tour the Cherry Hill Farmhouse
312 Park Ave, Falls Church, VA 22046
Cherry Hill Farmhouse, built in 1845, is a historic house museum formed in a Greek Revival style. The establishment belonged to numerous successive rich farmers and only became a City of Falls Church's property in 1956. The house was later turned into a museum. As a precedent of the region's 19th-century Victorian buildings, Cherry Hill Farmhouse is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The museum houses authentic furniture from the 18th and 19th centuries and several other historical items and tools.
See the State Theater
220 N Washington St, Falls Church, VA 22046
The State Theater, which opened in 1936, functioned as a famous movie house before 1988. After a decade, a multi-million dollar remodeling transformed the establishment into one of the hottest live music venues in Washington with a full restaurant, two full-service bars, a dance floor, while preserving its original lobby, stage, and 200 balcony seats. Music enthusiasts usually visit the theater on Saturday and Friday nights to listen and watch to national and local acts particularly rock, jam bands, reggae, and rap/hip hop.