Thousands of people flooded Reston Town Center’s streets the weekend of July 17 and 18, when the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce held its 26th Annual Taste of Reston.
Adults enjoyed Wine’n Dine with a variety of food, beverages and desserts from vendors along Market Street. Participating Restaurants included Not Your Average Joe’s Reston, Melting Pot, M&S Grill, Nomini Bay Oyster Ranch, McCormick & Schmick’s, Neyla, Gregorio’s Tratoria, Delsur Baked Goods, Vinifera and Tavern 64, to name just a few.
In addition, the YMCA Fairfax County Reston partnered with the Chamber to bring the Family Fun Zone! Children and families enjoyed games, crafts, games, a free photo booth, caricatures, cooking and fitness demonstrations, face painting and scavenger hunt prizes for all to enjoy.
The event also featured four stages of live entertainment, with the band “The Reagan Years” taking the stage on Saturday night.
Voted the “Best Outdoor Food Festival in Northern Virginia” by Virginia Living Magazine for the fifth year in a row, the Annual Taste of Reston also featured business exhibits, including the brand new Clarewood University—the first university headquartered in Reston— The Zone, iSchool for the Future, Knapp Chiropractic, Washington Film Festival, Boston Properties, Homefix Custom Remodeling, Gutter Helmet and Viva Reston Lifestyle Magazine, among others.