Sunday, September 30, 2012
Woodland Park hosted the 3rd annual HarvestFest Saturday.
Woodland Park Crossing hosted the 3rd annual HarvestFest on Saturday. The event included pumpkin painting, glitter tattoos, music, demonstrations by LA Boxing, Down Dog Yoga, food samples from Finnegan's Irish Pub, street performers and much more.
Thursday, June 7, 2012
Pat Benatar, Digital Underground, the petting zoo, festival food, carnival rides and much more are part of this weekend's county festival.
Four-time Grammy winner and multi-platinum selling artist Pat Benatar is headlining Celebrate Fairfax! this year. In the 1980s, she had 19 Top 40 hits, including "Love Is a Battlefield," "Hit Me With Your Best Shot", and "We Belong." Benatar will play Saturday night at 8 p.m. on the main stage. Legends of Hip Hop and the Legwarmers are also taking the main stage Friday and Sunday, respectively. Several other stages will also host musical and other acts (see the full entertainment schedule for more information). As is tradition, the festival will also include dozens of carnival rides, food, entertainment, a petting zoo and more. Here’s what you need to know: Hours and Directions Celebrate Fairfax! opens Friday evening at 6 p.m. and …
Monday, June 4, 2012
Families came out to downtown Herndon on Sunday to enjoy the last day of Herndon Festival.
Sunday was the last day of Herndon Festival, closing out another four days of carnival rides, fried foods and live music. Share your Herndon Festival memories with us on Patch! Check out our photo galleries, where you can upload your own photos and videos from the festival. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our weekly, daily or breaking news emails.]
Sunday, June 3, 2012
The 32nd Herndon Festival brought out a variety of entertainment, food, fun and games. Share your festival photos.
Saturday was a sunny, mild day for Herndon Festival with a high of about 74 degrees, bringing out large crowds. Vicky Dorman from the Council for the Arts of Herndon said the group's beer booth sold a record amount on Saturday. Attendees enjoyed roving performers, children's arts and crafts activities, entertainment on three stages and much more. Share your Herndon Festival memories by uploading your photos here on Patch! See the full Herndon Festival Guide for a detailed schedule and much more information, click here to view Herndon Patch's "new and noteworthy at this year's festival" article, or visit www.HerndonFestival.net for all the info. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon? Sign up for our weekly, daily or breaking news emails…
Today's the last day of Herndon Festival. Check out the carnival, NASCAR simulator or hang out on the HMC Stage lawn with some Americana-themed entertainment.
Sunday brings a high of 80 for the closing day of Herndon Festival, which continues on with entertainment, games, food and activities for all ages. 1. The Herndon Festival 10K/5K Run and Fitness Expo takes place at 7:30 a.m. today. The race starts and ends at the Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave., where it will culminate with a Fitness Expo from 7:30-9:30 a.m. in the HCC gym. The expo will include a number of health, wellness and fitness vendors with product samples and information. 2. The Business Expo is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. today, while the Arts and Crafts Show and food vendors are open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the Carnival is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The Kid's Alley and Children's Hands-On Art area is open again…
Saturday, June 2, 2012
Today should be a dry, mostly sunny day at Herndon Festival. Here's some highlights of the day.
Today’s high is 74 degrees and partially cloudy—great Herndon Festival weather. Here are a few tips on what’s happening today at the festival. 1. The Kid’s Alley and Children’s Hands-On Art Area will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the lot at the intersection of Lynn and Station streets, offering arts and craft projects for children, as well as a number of roving street performers, including The Unicycle Lady, a stilt walker, spoon player and Jake the Magician. 2. The Business Expo will feature area businesses and will also be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Business Expo will also include 7/11 at the upper end of Pine Street offering free Slurpees and Flagship Carwash raffling off a free year of car washes. 3. There will be plenty of …
Friday, June 1, 2012
Thursday's high of 82 and sunny skies brought out many to the opening day at Herndon Festival.
The 32nd annual Herndon Festival kicked off Thursday evening with attendees that came to dine on festival fare, go on rides at the carnival, play carnival games and dance to live music. The warm evening brought out large crowds but Friday night may be a different story. Severe storms are predicted to roll in this afternoon becoming more severe between 7-9 p.m. [Want to stay on top of news in Herndon, including Herndon Festival updates? Sign up for our weekly, daily or breaking news emails.]