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November 25, 2016 11:00am–10:00pm

26th Annual Reston Holiday Parade, Tree Lighting, Sing Along & More

Reston Town Center

11900 Market Street

Reston, Virginia 20190

Reston Town Center launches the festive season at the 26th annual Reston Holiday Parade at 11:00 a.m. with Macy’s-style balloons, musicians, dancers, antique cars, characters, community groups, dignitaries, special guest emcees, and much more. The one-of-a-kind, one-hour, half-mile parade along Market Street also welcomes the arrival of Santa and Mrs. Claus in a horse-drawn carriage. Since 1991, rain or shine, the parade has been an annual tradition on the day after Thanksgiving. Before the parade begins, thousands of jingle bells will be handed out to spectators along the route. After the parade, enjoy visits and photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, plus Mini-Train rides until 4:30 pm and street entertainment. The Clauses will return for the Fountain Square Tree Lighting and Sing Along at 6 pm. Afterwards, on Market Street, horse-drawn carriage rides continue from 6:30 until 10 pm. Proceeds for the photos and rides benefit local charities. The acclaimed Ice Skating Pavilion is open all day and every day from November until March.
Friday, November 25, 2016 – Schedule:
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.: Reston Holiday Parade – 26th Annual
12:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Santa & Mrs. Claus, visits and photos; Mini-Train Rides
6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.: Tree Lighting & Sing Along
6:30 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Horse-drawn Carriage Rides
Holidays are Here! at Reston Town Center with more festivities scheduled through December.

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