HOLIDAYS ARE HERE! at Reston Town Center

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Date(s) - 11/29/2019
8:00 am - 10:00 pm

Reston Town Center


29th annual Reston Holiday Parade – one of USA Today’s 10Best! – plus tree lighting, sing-along, horse-drawn carriage rides, and much more all day. Rain or shine. Garage parking is free.


8 am

Shops, restaurants, ice skating open early
Gingerbread Man Mile Races for Kids

11 am

Reston Holiday Parade
A festive, one-hour, half-mile procession along Market Street with Macy’s-style balloons, musicians, characters, dancers, community groups, VIPs, and the arrival of Santa & Mrs. Claus in a horse-drawn carriage.

12:30 – 4:30 pm

Visits & Photos with Santa & Mrs. Claus
In the lobby next to the Skate Shop. Donations for professional photos benefit South Lakes HS Chorus.

Mini-Train Rides on Market Street. All donations benefit Cornerstones.

5 pm

Conservatory Ballet Performance in Fountain Square

6 pm

Tree Lighting & Sing Along in Fountain Square
Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive in a horse-drawn carriage to light the huge Christmas tree, followed by a half-hour of traditional songs led by The Reston Chorale & a brass quintet.

6:30 – 10 pm

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
$5 per person; children 5 and under ride free. All proceeds benefit Volunteer Fairfax. Embark on Market Street near Clyde’s.