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Herndon to Host Labor Day Festival

Melissa Yester of Loudoun Valley Vineyards, pours samples of wines for attendees of the 20th Annual Labor Day Jazz and Wine Festival held in Herndon on Labor Day 2008. Wineries from around the region provided the wine while several jazz bands provided the musical entertainment.

Melissa Yester of Loudoun Valley Vineyards, pours samples of wines for attendees of the 20th Annual Labor Day Jazz and Wine Festival held in Herndon on Labor Day 2008. Wineries from around the region provided the wine while several jazz bands provided the musical entertainment. Photo by Robbie Hammer/The Connection

This year’s 24th annual Herndon Labor Day Festival will feature a wide range of live music, twelve Virginia wineries, local microbreweries, a craft show, sponsorship gallery, culinary demonstrations and a variety of food vendors. The Town of Herndon Parks and Recreation Department produces the event working in conjunction with the Herndon Woman’s Club. Partial proceeds go to scholarship programs.

Entertainment Schedule

Noon-1 p.m.—Chelsea Lee

1:30-2:30 p.m.—The Alternate Routes

3-4 p.m.—Junior Doctor

4:30-6 p.m.—42: Coldplay Tribute

The festival will be held at Herndon Municipal Center Lawn, 777 Lynn Street, Monday, Sept. 3, 12–6 p.m.

Admission with unlimited wine tasting and 2 beer tickets is $20 (includes commemorative tasting glass).

Entrance only (no alcohol) is $10.

Children 12 and under free; no pets allowed; tastings end at 5 p.m.

Contact: The Town of Herndon Parks and Recreation Department 703-787-7300.

For more information, visit the town website at www.herndon-va.gov.