Herndon Festival

Herndon Festival


We lost a pair of prescription glasses with case on Sunday at the festival. If found, please message me. We have already contacted the community center so they know to contact us if located. Thank you!!
Who do we talk to about getting Transit Vocal Band back next year, at a primo time slot? They were amazing and deserve a HUGE audience!
Spotted at the Herndon Festival...painted by Tammy Osborne Shortnacy. Happy Sunday!
Please use only willing human performers in your events
COME SEE US!! Native American art, pottery, jewelry and more!!
Please stop supporting cruel animal acts -unacceptable and indefensible
JBuynar Antique Thrift will have mNy acrylic painting and book letters available soon!
In the 21th century and in US, people still use chained and abused animals as part of their entertainmnent...How miserable and cruel...
Please do not host Django the Monkey and his slave owner🙊
Please do not host cruel live animal acts like the one featuring Django the monkey.
Please STOP hosting the cruel performing-monkey act. Please use only willing human performers in their events.

A four day outdoor festival featuring nationally-known entertainment, a carnival, arts & craft vendors, fabulous food vendors, business expo, children’s hands-on arts, and more for FREE!

Northern VA's largest FREE outdoor Festival. Join the excitement - 2019 Herndon Festival May 30- June 2! This is a limited public page for the Town of Herndon’s Parks & Recreation Dept. Comments unrelated to Parks & Rec., or obscenities, will be removed.

Operating as usual

We celebrate the individuals, families, schools, & groups who participated in the Festival 10K/5K races. Show us your past race shirts & photos. Ready to run or walk the course? Start at any point on the course and make sure to stay on the sidewalk. https://www.herndon-va.gov/home/showdocument?id=5336

Ahhh, the thought of the savory smell of chicken on a stick & the sweet smell of funnel cakes at the Festival. Is your mouth watering? Tell us your go to festival foods or the most amazing thing you ate at the Herndon Festival. How about this dinner idea https://www.krispykreme.com/more-smiles/recipes/dog-days-doughnut-burger

A few festival odds 'n ends around the office. Be sure and check out HCTV for some great festival memories all weekend long!

Let's keep celebrating the strong community spirit the Herndon Festival was founded on. Today & all weekend HCTV is showing past Herndon Festival concerts & shows. Programming schedule bit.ly/3gneXbL or view past Festivals on HCTV On Demand at bit.ly/2XbYZts

The Herndon Festival 10K/5K Race is usually held Sunday morning. Here is your chance to plan to walk or run the 10K/5K course this Sunday or when it is good for you. Check the racecourse & start at any point on the course. Practice your social distancing & stay on the sidewalks. Have fun and share photos here.

Today would have been the opening night of the Herndon Festival. Show your support by sharing an amazing photo you took at the HF or of the fireworks show? Please share & note year taken. Here is a sweet treat for you, kettle corn recipe https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/20808/kettle-corn/ #herndonfestival


Herndon Festival Concert - 2018 Almost Queen

We will, we will rock you! Almost Queen at the 2018 Herndon Festival!



Herndon Festival Concert - 2017 The American Rogues

Rock out with the American Rogues (HF 2017). This Canadian/American group embraces the worlds of Celtic, rock, world music and more.



Herndon Festival Concert - 2016 Upstate Rubdown

Flashback to Herndon Festival 2016. Get ready for a groovy 20 min. concert from Upstate Rubdown.


Let's celebrate the joy the Herndon Festival brings to people and the greater community. Spread Herndon Festival love by sharing past favorite HF photos. Add a little festival fun to dinner plans, enjoy this recipe for a traditional gyro. https://www.festfoods.com/recipes?id=1898839910186484600


Television Schedule

All week long Herndon Community Television (HCTV) is playing HF concerts and highlights. Check out the full schedule at https://bit.ly/3gneXbL
Thanks HCTV!


The Herndon Festival might be canceled this year, but we can celebrate over social media. Tune in each day this week for some fun. Today is all about the cups! Show us your HF cup and Wild Bill cup collection. Got lemons - make a fun festival lemonade. https://www.food.com/recipe/carnival-lemonade-462741

The Herndon Festival might be canceled this year, but we can come together over social media to help spread the fun and joy people experience when they attend the Herndon Festival. The Festival was scheduled to be held May 28-31, so join us next week as we post ways for you to share and help celebrate. To get started, show us your Herndon Festival souvenir t-shirts, the older the better! It takes a whole community to put on a Herndon Festival and we challenge the following people who have worked on the event to show us their shirts, because we know you have them. Thank you Cynthia Hoftiezer for getting us started. Art Anselene Arno Randall Ann Rust Cindy Roeder John H. Walsh Lindsey Jones Ginger Kohles Laura Quigg Cudahy Herndon Community Television (HCTV) Jo Rasi Allison Perso Rankin Powhaton Farm #TBT #herndon #herndonparks

Let's make smiles happen. Put on your our favorite Herndon Festival souvenir t-shirt and post what you got! The older the t-shirt the better.

Herndon Festival's cover photo

Pursuant to the Governor's order, the 2020 Herndon Festival is canceled. We will miss seeing you at the Festival this year. It is important to take steps to help our community stay healthy. Let's show a little Herndon Festival love by sharing your favorite Festival photo. Recognize anyone? #TBT #herndon #herndonfestival

We appreciate the support our sponsors provide. One of our newest sponsors is Virginia Tire & Auto. For more than 40 years, family owned and operated Virginia Tire & Auto has been providing quality car care. Virginia Tire & Auto of Herndon/Reston, the company’s 16th location, opened in 2019 at 199 Elden St in Herndon. The eleven-bay facility offers a free shuttle and loaner cars, Wi-Fi, refreshments and a kids’ play area. Learn more or schedule an appointments online at https://vatire.com/.


Get Involved - Herndon Festival in Herndon, VA

Be a part of the Herndon Festival. Become a sponsor, vendor, or performer. All the details at: http://www.herndonfestival.net/get-involved.html

herndonfestival.net The Town of Herndon, Virginia, Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to host the Annual Herndon Festival in historic downtown Herndon, Virginia.

Herndon Festival's cover photo

Herndon Festival

Herndon Festival


2019 Herndon Festival Highlight Reel

Hope this makes you smile! Make sure to put the 2020 Herndon Festival on your calendar, May 28-31, which is about 7 months away! Thank you Herndon Community Television (HCTV) for creating this video.


Join us! Fun times. Herndon Labor Day Festival starts at 11AM in Downtown Herndon. All the details at www.herndon-va.gov/Laborday

Got plans for Labor Day? How about sampling wines and ciders from Virginia and craft beers from breweries located in VA, MD, and IL. Sit back & savor the last days of summer in downtown Herndon. Invite your friends and family to the annual Labor Day Festival for live music all day, a craft show, booths featuring our generous sponsors, and delicious food vendors. Mon., Sept. 2, 11am-5pm, Herndon Town Green, 777 Lynn St. Herndon-va.gov/laborday

More than 62,000 people attended the 2019 Herndon Festival. At a Town of Herndon public hearing on July 9, Jeff Bentley, President and Chief Executive Officer of NWFCU, announced to the Mayor and Town Council the credit union’s willingness to host the 2020 Herndon Festival at their Herndon campus. Thank you Northwest Federal Credit Union for your continued support! We look forward to 2020. http://www.connectionnewspapers.com/news/2019/jul/24/northwest-federal-credit-union-commits-hosting-her/

For 25 years Friday Night Live! - Herndon Rocks has been rockin' downtown Herndon! Thank you FNL for bringing so much fun free entertainment and joy to our community. Learn more- https://www.herndonrocks.com/ shows are Fridays now-Aug. 23 on the Herndon Town Green starting at 6:30pm. They are expecting a beautiful night tomorrow, as they officially celebrate their 25th season with Love Seed Mama Jump.

Way to go Northwest Federal Credit Union! Northwest Federal won the “Doing Well by Doing Good” award for best use of assets in community service or charitable contributions. We couldn't agree more! https://finance.yahoo.com/news/northwest-federal-wins-mastercard-doing-114600680.html

Souvenir shirts for the 2018 and 2019 Herndon Festival are on sale at the Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave, Herndon, VA. Stop by and start shopping.

Herndon Festival 10K/5K Race Photos

Herndon Festival 10K/5K Race Photos

Herndon Festival 10K/5K Race Photos

Cups...get your Herndon Festival souvenir cups here! Do you collect Herndon Festival souvenir cups? If you need one for your collection, stop by the Herndon Community Center to pick-up a cup for free.

Herndon Festival's cover photo

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 2019 Herndon Festival. We would really like to hear your feedback on the new festival site and layout. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BS778ST

Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the 2019 Herndon Festival. We would really like to hear your feedback on the new festival site and layout. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/BS778ST

Our Story

One of Northern VA's largest FREE outdoor Festivals. The 2020 Herndon Festival will be held May 28-31, at the Northwest Federal Credit Union, 200 Spring Street. This is a limited public page for the Town of Herndon’s Parks and Recreation Department. Comments unrelated to Parks and Recreation, the Festival, or obscenities, will be removed.

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The 2019 Herndon Festival Moves to NWFCU



200 Spring Street
Herndon, VA

Opening Hours

Thursday 18:00 - 22:00
Friday 17:00 - 23:00
Saturday 10:00 - 22:00
Sunday 10:00 - 18:00
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