2019 HERNDON FESTIVAL New Location – Same Great Festival

2019 HERNDON FESTIVAL New Location – Same Great Festival

May 7, 2019

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WHAT:          39th Annual Herndon Festival 

                       

WHO:            Open to the Public

                                   

WHEN:         May 30 – June 2, 2019

                       

WHERE:       Northwest Federal Credit Union, 200 Spring Street

 

COST:            Free admission (fees apply for certain elements)

 

The 39th Annual Herndon Festival, will be held May 30 – June 2 in a new location, at the Northwest Federal Credit Union, 200 Spring Street. The Herndon Festival features local and nationally-known entertainment on two stages, a carnival, children’s hands-on art area, arts & crafts show, business expo, 10K/5K races and fitness expo on Sunday at the Herndon Community Center, complimentary shuttle bus service, and an assortment of food vendors. The festival is produced by the Town of Herndon Parks and Recreation Department with assistance from local civic organizations and businesses. Northwest Federal Credit Union is proud to serve as the title sponsor for the 2019 Herndon Festival. Festival goers can learn about all the Festival highlights and insider tips to having a great time at herndonfestival.net.

 

Make time to join us all four days to enjoy a variety of music. Thursday performances feature the music of China Grove, The Doobie Brothers Tribute and transit Vocal Band; Friday performances feature Act of Congress, and Ocho de Bastos; Saturday headliners include Three Sheets to the Wind – America’s #1 Tribute to Yacht Rock and Farewell Angelina; Sunday headliners include, Something’s Brewing and Vertical Horizon. Make sure to see the full schedule below and at www.herndonfestival.net.

 

Festival hours are as follows: Thursday, May 30, 6:00-10:00 p.m.; Friday, May 31, 5:00-11:00 p.m.; Saturday, June 1, 10:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.; and Sunday, June 2, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Please note that pets are not allowed in the Festival area, and all backpacks, packages and hand-carried items will be searched for prohibited items.

 

New this year! On Sunday, Mister G a Latin Grammy Award winning artist, author, activist and educator will perform from 10:00-10:45 a.m. and then host a dynamic music education workshop at 11:30 a.m. Children ages 2-8 are invited to attend the workshop to learn about culture and music and decorate their own music maker. This is a free event! A special thanks to F.H. Furr for sponsoring this fun workshop and activity.

 

A free shuttle bus service will transport attendees to and from the Festival area, departing every ten minutes from the Peraton building off Worldgate Drive, 12975 Worldgate Drive and Herndon High School. Riders at Herndon High School need to meet at the large rock at the entrance to the school off Bennett St.  Parking at both shuttle bus pick-up/drop-off locations is free. Shuttle bus service hours are as follows:  Thursday, May 30, 6:00 – 10:00 p.m.; Friday, May 31, 5:00 – 11:00 p.m.; Saturday, June 1, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.; and Sunday, June 2, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Or, ride your bike and enjoy a free bike valet service located off Herndon Parkway and the W&OD Trail.

 

The Herndon Festival extends its thanks to our 2019 Title Sponsor: Northwest Federal Credit Union; Platinum Sponsors: Herndon Family Medicine, and Virginia Paving Company; Gold Sponsors: Devils Backbone Brewing Company, Golden Road Brewing, El Zol 107.9, 94.7 the Drive, WPGC 95.5, 106.7 The Fan, WJLA ABC Channel 7/8; Silver Sponsors: Fairfax County Department of Transportation, Fairfax Connector, Washington Dulles Marriott Suites, Arts Herndon, Virginia 529 College Savings Plan, Culture Capital, HawkEye 360, Office Evolution –Herndon, ZAVA Zone, F.H. Furr, and Great Harvest Bread Company; Bronze Sponsors: PM Pediatrics, Peraton, Herndon Smile Design, Giant Food, Stuart Woods Apartments/AJ Dwoskin, Metro T- Mobile, Virginia Pediatric Group, LTd., Dukes Mayonnaise, and The UPS Store – South Lakes; Copper Sponsors: Inova Laboratories, 101 the 80’s,  Escape Room Herndon, and Wegmans-Dulles Friend Sponsors: Griffin Owens Insurance Group, Holy Cross Lutheran Church, Long Fence of Chantilly, Primrose School of Reston, Redfin, and the Gardner School of Herndon.

 

Schedule of Events – Herndon Festival 2019

 

Thursday, May 30

6-10PM                       Carnival Rides

Sponsored by Fairfax County Department of Transportation and Fairfax Connector and Virginia Paving 

7:30-9:30PM               transit Vocal Band – Parkway Stage

Sponsored by: Devils Backbone Brewing Company and Golden Road Brewing

7:30-9:30PM               China Grove, The Doobie Brothers Tribute – Herndon Family Medicine Stage

Sponsored by: Herndon Family Medicine

 

Friday, May 31

5-11PM                       Carnival Rides

Sponsored by Fairfax County Department of Transportation, Fairfax Connector, and Virginia Paving

5-9PM                         Arts & Crafts Show

7:30-9:30PM               Act of Congress – Parkway Stage

Sponsored by: Devils Backbone Brewing Company and Golden Road Brewing

8-10PM                       Ocho de Bastos – Herndon Family Medicine Stage

                                    Sponsored by: Herndon Family Medicine

 

Saturday, June 1

10AM-5PM                 Business Expo

Children’s Hands-On Art Area

Produced by Arts Herndon

Sponsored by Virginia Pediatric Group, Giant Food, PM Pediatrics, and Launch

10AM-9PM                 Arts & Crafts Show

10AM-11PM               Carnival Rides (All-you-can-ride special 10AM-2PM)

Sponsored by Fairfax County Department of Transportation, Fairfax Connector, and Virginia Paving

 

Entertainment

 

Parkway Stage

Sponsored by: Devils Backbone Brewing Company and Golden Road Brewing

11:30AM-12:30PM     SVET

12:45-1:45PM             Justin Trawick and the Common Good

2-3:15PM                    PopCulture Strings

3:30-4:30PM               Harley String Band

4:45-5:45PM               Under the Oak

6-7:30PM                    EVE Strings Electrique

8-9:30PM                    Farewell Angelina

 

Herndon Family Medicine Stage

Sponsored by: Herndon Family Medicine

11AM-12:15PM          The Janglebachs; The Music of the Woodstock Generation

12:30-1:30PM             The Wavos

1:45-2:30PM               Rew Smith

2:45-4PM                    Warehouse Descendants

4:15-5:30PM               The Mustangs Band

5:45-6:45PM               DeadEye Stare

7-8PM                         Great Wide Open – The Ultimate Tom Petty Experience

8:30-10PM                  Three Sheets to the Wind, America’s #1 Tribute to Yacht Rock

 

EXPO Plaza

11AM-12PM               Rick Landers

12-1PM                       Ben Hamblin, Songs for the Whole Family

1-2PM                         Michael Chamberlin, Sleight of Hand Magic

2-3PM                         The Stewart Sisters

3-4PM                         Bill Rose and Laurie Blue

4-5PM                         Shane Gamble

 

Sunday, June 2

7:30AM                       Herndon Festival 10K/5K Run and Fitness Expo – Herndon Community Center

Race sponsored by Northwest Federal Credit Union, Virginia Paving, HawkEye 360, Inova Laboratories, and Wegmans, Dulles

Breakfast sponsored by Great Harvest Bread Company and Peraton 

10AM-6PM                 Business Expo

Arts & Crafts Show

Carnival Rides

Sponsored by Fairfax County Department of Transportation, Fairfax Connector, and Virginia Paving

11AM-4PM                 Children’s Hands-On Art Area

Produced by Arts Herndon

Sponsored by Virginia Pediatric Group, Giant Food, LLC, PM Pediatrics, and Launch

Entertainment

 

Parkway Stage                      

Sponsored by: Devils Backbone Brewing Company and Golden Road Brewing

10-10:45AM               Mister G

11AM-12PM               Emma G

12:15-1:15PM             Staunton

1:30-2:30PM               The Beanstalk Library

2:45-3:45PM               Broke Royals

4-5PM                         Dan Wolff & The Muddy Crows

5:15-6PM                    Something’s Brewing

 

 

Herndon Family Medicine Stage

Sponsored by: Herndon Family Medicine

10:45-11:30AM          Strong Water

11:45AM-12:45PM     Marielle Kraft Band

1-1:45PM                    Broke Royals

2-3PM                         Willow Hill

3-15-4:15PM               Vacation Manor

4:45-6PM                    Vertical Horizon

 

EXPO Plaza

10-11AM                    The Monkey Man

11:15AM-12:15PM     Mister G Musical Workshop for kids

12:15-1:15PM             Jeff Smith

1:15-2:15PM               Nancy Truax

2:15-3:15PM               Dave Lange

3:15-4:15PM               Mitchel Evan

 

Strolling Talent         Saturday, June 1 & Sunday, June 2

11 AM-5PM                The Monkey Man, Unicycle Lady, and Stilt Walkers

 

The Herndon Festival can impact the flow of traffic. During the Herndon Festival drivers are encouraged to navigate around the festival site taking Elden Street to avoid the intersection of Herndon Parkway and Spring Street. The public should reference the website for rerouting, and traffic impacts. For more information, visit herndonfestival.net or call 703-787-7300.

 

The Town of Herndon Parks and Recreation Department is nationally accredited by the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies and is a four time National Gold Medal Award winner for excellence in park and recreation management presented by the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration.  The Town of Herndon, located in western Fairfax County, is the third largest town in the Commonwealth and is home to more than 23,000 citizens. For more information on the department, visit herndon-va.gov or call 703-787-7300.

 

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Interview opportunities with Herndon Festival staff can be provided. Herndon Festival logo and photos are attached.

 

 

Thanks,

Abby Kimble

Marketing Specialist

Herndon Festival

Herndon Parks and Recreation Department

abby.kimble@herndon-va.gov

703-435-6800 x2104