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4th of July Celebration

Join the Town of Herndon on Friday, July 4, 2014 for a family-fun event featuring games, patriotic arts & craft activities, bingo, food, face painting, balloon artists and more. 

Events take place in Bready Park at the Herndon Community Center, 814 Ferndale Ave.

Schedule of Events: 

6:30 pm -
 face painting, balloon sculpturing, bingo and crafts begin - all for free! Festival foods will be available for sale.

7:00 pm - The Plaids Band - For nearly ten years, the Plaids have been delivering energetic performances featuring a vast repertoire of songs and music styles. They are one of the southeast's most sought-after party bands.  Get ready to get up and dancing with the Plaids. 


9:30 pm - Our fabulous fireworks show is choreographed to music and begins at dark, approximately.

Please note traffic will be rerouted.  Motorists should expect detours and alteration of traffic routes throughout town at the conclusion of the fireworks display at Bready Park for up to 60 minutes, or until most of the traffic clears. Those parked at Herndon Community Center may not exit until the Fire Marshall gives the all clear which can be as much as 45 minutes following the fireworks show.

 

Traffic adjustments will be as follows beginning at 8:30 p.m.:

- Herndon Parkway will be reduced to one lane approaching Ferndale Avenue;

- No turns from Herndon Parkway onto Ferndale Avenue will be permitted;

- Ferndale Ave closed from Barton Oaks Place to Elden Street until after the fireworks conclude;

- Elden Street southbound into town at Monroe Street will be closed during this period and all traffic must turn right on Monroe Street;

- Elden Street traffic northbound at Alabama Drive will be re-routed;

- Herndon Middle School traffic exiting from 5th Street must turn left (west) on Locust Street and may only then turn left (south)onto Elden Street;

- St Joseph's Church parking lot will exit onto Peachtree Street and may turn left or right onto Elden Street; Vine Street will be closed at Peachtree;

- Bready Park softball and Herndon Centennial Golf course parking lots will exit onto Ferndale Avenue towards Herndon Parkway only;

- Ferndale Avenue traffic will only be able to turn right onto Herndon Parkway.


Event Tips:

 

·         Leave pets and personal fireworks at home.

·         Parking is available at Herndon Middle School, Herndon Centennial Golf course, and Herndon Community Center. Please note: cars parked in the Herndon Community Center parking lot will not be released until the Fire Marshal declares the area safe - a delay of 30-45 minutes after the fireworks show concludes.

·         Bring a blanket or lawn chair.

·         Remember all coolers and bags may be searched...no alcohol, glass containers or personal fireworks allowed.

·         For your safety, the Fire Marshal prohibits anyone on the Herndon Centennial Golf Course from 8:00 - 10:30 pm, July 4th.

 

 


The Herndon Community Center is open on July 4th from 11am - 6pm.

 

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