Summer is winding down, the weather is divine, and it’s the perfect time for outdoor festivals. Here are September’s event highlights for the Reston area.
FRIDAYS THROUGH SEPTEMBER
Herndon Town Green
Bring a blanket and enjoy this free outdoor music festival. Choose from several kinds of domestic and craft beers as you enjoy some of the DC area’s best musicians. JamBrew takes place every Friday night in September, and concludes with Oktoberfest on September 27, 2014.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
Silver Line Music and Food Truck Festival
Lerner Town Square at Tysons II
Hop on the Metro to Tysons Corner to enjoy 8 bands, 20 food trucks, and a variety of beer and wine. Proceeds will be shared with the Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-16, and free for kids 5 and under.
Reston’s final outdoor movie of the year features James Bond in Skyfall. Admission is free. Bring chairs and enjoy a moonlit picnic by the lake, or reserve an outdoor table at Kalypso’s Sports Tavern.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
It’s a party on the runway! Get a team together and try to pull an Airbus in the annual Dulles Plane Pull. Other events include a 5K on the runway, a car show, a kids’ truck pull, and aircraft displays.
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27
Reston Multicultural Festival
Lake Anne Plaza
We love this festival! It’s one of our favorite Reston events of the year. The Multicultural Festival is a celebration of our community’s diverse traditions in music, food, and art. Dress in your culture’s traditional attire, and come enjoy lively performances by the people of Reston.
What other September events do you recommend? Did we miss anything cool and noteworthy?
Photo © 2012 Carol VanDyke
(Carol’s photos are exquisite! Be sure to take a look at her landscape images of many DC-area landmarks.)