Run with Alan Webb
Friday, November 28, 7:30 am, on Market Street
Kids run with Alan Webb, U.S. record-holder for the fastest mile. Toddlers to teens can participate. Suggested donation, $5 to benefit the charity, Neediest Kids. Register in advance at www.neediestkids.org. Stay for the day and enjoy the holiday festivities that follow.
Reston Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting, and Sing Along
Friday, November 28, 11 am, Market Street
Welcome the holiday season with Macy’s-style balloons, musical groups, dancers, antique cars, community groups and more from around the region in this one-of-a-kind, 18th annual parade, complete with the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus in a horse-drawn carriage. “Toon In…It’ll be Unreal!” – favorite animated characters from cartoons, comics, movies, and more will be featured this year. Through the afternoon, enjoy visits and photos with Santa, ice-skating and street entertainment. At 6 pm, watch as Santa and Mrs. Claus magically light up Reston Town Center and the holiday tree, then sing along with the Reston Chorale and brass quintet. From 6:30 until 10 pm, enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides around Reston Town Center, $5 per person, children 5 and under ride free. All proceeds benefit Volunteer Fairfax.
11903 Democracy Street (next to M&S Grill)
Check Santa’s schedule for visits and photos at www.restontowncenter.com
Days and times vary, November 29 through December 24.
Horse Drawn Carriage Rides
Saturday afternoons, December 6, 13, 20, 12 pm – 4 pm, Market Street
$5 per person, children 5 and under ride free. All proceeds benefit local charities.
Throughout the month, schedule varies.
Enjoy free performances of music and dance presented by local community group, plus roving street entertainment.
Official Website: http://www.restontowncenter.com
Added by Carolevents on October 31, 2008