Reston 2016 Holiday Parade

Many volunteers are needed to help coordinate and manage this event. For more information please contact:
Susan Harris 
Parade Committee 

Come March with your Family at the Annual Reston Town Center Holiday Parade! 


LANK has been invited to participate in this fun, festive holiday tradition! 


Please sign up here: RTC Parade Sign-up 


Date: November 25th, 2016 


  • Parade march begins at 11am.

  • Arrival time is between 10am - 10:30am.

  • They will not line us up without our group present by 10:30am! 

  • If you have children under age 3, they must be in a stroller or wagon. 


After the parade, enjoy the festivities at the Reston Town Center! 

Schedule - Friday, November 25, 2016:

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Arrive for Parade 

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 


PARKING: Parking will be free the day of the parade. Park your vehicle in any garage. There are three off New Dominion. NOTE!! There is congestion exiting the Fountain Garage immediately after the parade, plan accordingly.

MEETING LOCATION: Parade staging location (line up location) is along Fountain Drive. Please see Parade Map. Meet between 10-10:30am and locate your group on Fountain Drive. Groups will be ordered in numerical order along the street.



#17 – RES Children’s Center

#18 – Melinda’s Dancing Garden
#19 – United Christian Parish
#20 – Lake Anne Nursery Kindergarten
#21 – Reston Youth Cheerleading

A representative from LANK will be holding a #20 sign and a LANK banner.



  • ADULTS: Please wear a WHITE shirt, polo, turtleneck, sweater or other item outside of your

    jacket. We will distribute LANK stickers and want a uniform look.

  • CHILDREN: Dress your child in their white LANK t-shirt.

  • Please bring a teddy bear of any size to carry. We want to show pride in the LANK logo!

  • If you have a child age 3 or under, please bring a stroller or wagon. Children under age 3 may

    not walk.
    You are representing LANK! Smile and wave!



  • Please remain in formation and maintain a steady pace during the parade.

  • Stopping is not allowed unless indicated by the parade pacers located along the parade route.

  • Pacers will be situated throughout the parade route to assist with gaps created by

    performances, so you may be asked to speed up, then slow down.

  • Please proceed along the entire parade route before disbanding.

    Contact: Susan Kim Harris at (703) 953-4644 or 

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