The Lolly Pop Swing at McLean Day on Saturday.
Photo by Steve Hibbard.
About 10,000 people attended the 104th annual McLean Day held Saturday, May 18, 2019, at Lewinsville Park in McLean. The main attraction was large carnival rides provided by Reithoffer Shows on Friday and Saturday. There were 101 vendors and crafters, and 11 food trucks including the McLean Rotary Club. On the Main Stage, the Joy of Dance and Big Bang Boom performed, and the Teen Character Awards were presented by the McLean Citizens Association. The festivities also included voting for the MCC Governing Board elections and the field games had children playing Bubble Ball and Laser Tag. There was even a Petting Zoo.
According to George Sachs, Executive Director of the McLean Community Center: “This is an annual come together of McLean. It is specific to the McLean community. The McLean Community Center is the center of it all in McLean; they do a lot of programs and activities and things for this community – this being one of them as an annual come-together with your friends and neighbors. Also, we get to see all the different businesses in our community and the different organizations that work around this community.”
The event sponsors included: State Farm Insurance Agent Lynn Heinrichs, Wheat’s Landscapes, Giant Food, Washington Fine Properties, McLean Properties, Squeals on Wheels, and Burke & Herbert Bank.