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Herndon Festival 2014

Free Summer Event in Herndon, Virginia


Herndon Festival
© Herndon Festival

The Herndon Festival is a summer event, hosted by the Town of Herndon, Virginia and the Parks and Recreation Department, that features live entertainment, international foods, carnival rides and games, children's entertainment, a business exposition, 10k & 5k races, a Fitness expo, model railway exhibit, an arts and crafts show and two fireworks displays. The event is the largest FREE festival in Northern Virginia.

New for this year: The first ever E-sports tournament - League of Legends Cup, a multiplayer online battle arena video game. Participants must register online in advance. Prizes will be awarded up to $1000.

Dates and Times
May 29-June 1, 2014

Thursday, 6 - 10 p.m.
Friday, 5 - 11 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Fireworks: Thursday and Saturday at dusk.

777 Lynn Street
Herndon, Virginia

Parking is limited. A free shuttle bus service will transport attendees to and from the festival area, departing every ten minutes from 12975 Worldgate Dr. Riders can park in the Worldgate parking garage and from Herndon High School (by the large rock at the entrance to the school) off Bennett Street.  Parking at both shuttle bus pick-up/drop-off locations is free. A free bike valet service will be located at the corner of Lynn and Elden Streets.

Participating Entertainers

Thursday - Mystic Warriors, the Nighthawks, and Ocho de Bastos

Friday - Atticus, BoDeans, and North Sea Gas

Saturday - Last Bison, the Speedbumps, and Urban Funk

Sunday -  Steve Lauri of The Hollies, the English Channel, and the Return, a Beatles tribute band.  

Website: www.herndonfestival.net

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