The City of Falls Church, Virginia rings in the New Year with a free family-oriented event, the Watch Night New Year’s Eve spectacular. The celebration features entertainment, performances and interactive festivities to appeal to all ages. The evening will also feature a New Year’s countdown and lowering of the historic star that first lit the Falls Church sky in 1948 – the year Falls Church became an independent city.
New Years Eve Highlights
- Kids activities including a 66-foot dragon obstacle course, a Velcro wall, karaoke, face painting, caricaturist drawings, inflatables, Scavenger Hunt, magic shows, dance lessons, free popcorn and more.
- Music performed by five bands and three DJs including the Pluckerland Band, The Big Band “Northern Lights” 18-piece orchestra, and Cowboy Hay’s Music and Humor.
- Dancing demonstrations and lessons will be provided by Hand Dance Professionals Riki and Billie, as well as swing dancing featured at the Northern Lights Orchestra venue.
- Participating local restaurants will offer special Walking Watch Night menus containing items that are easy to carry.
Date and Times: December 31, 2013, 7 p.m.-Midnight.
Location: Intersection of Broad Street (Route 7) and Washington Street (Route 29) City of Falls Church, Virginia. All venues are located within three blocks and very walk-able. A shuttle bus is available between venues and from the East Falls Church Metro.
Parking: Free parking is available at the Presbyterian Church (200 block of East Broad Street).