Celebrate the Holidays

The holiday festivities are plenty at Reston Town Center. Beginning with the 29th annual Reston Holiday Parade and continuing through the season with horse-drawn carriage rides and mini-train rides.  We have everything you need to enjoy the holidays with family and friends in 2019.



Reston Town Center launches the festive season at the 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 children 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.

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