Herndon Mayor’s Favorite Places

Herndon Mayor’s Favorite Places

Herndon Mayor Lisa Merkel on must-see places and events in Herndon:

  • Trails and Parks – from Runnymede to Haley Smith, there's something for everyone in Herndon's 11 parks and 2 town greens

  • Downtown Watering Holes – Jimmy's, Mile20 at the Breeze, Green Lizard, Sully's, Aslin and Herndon Biergarten (coming soon!)

  • The Herndon Historic Markers – find these bronze markers all over town, telling the tale of Herndon's history!

  • Friday Night Live – every Friday night May – August, Town Green

  • The Herndon Halloween House – Spring Street every Fall

  • Sunset Business Park – so many locally-owned hidden gems – N'Used, Weird Brothers Coffee, 100 Bowls of Soup, Next Stop Theatre, Rowan Tree, Scoop of the Hill, WoiBoi Hot Chicken (ask for the Merkaroni Chicken Salad from the Secret Menu!) and More!

  • So many International and specialty markets – Lotte, Fresh World, HMart, MOMs, Sprouts and tons of other tiny markets from around the world; one in every shopping center!

  • Folly Lick Trail Rock Wall. If you go adventuring on the Folly Lick Branch Trail, look for the Folly Lick Rock Wall. If you pick up the Folly Lick Trail at the end of Monroe St., cross the stream and turn right. Paint a rock..

  • Herndon High School Homecoming Parade – every fall down Elden Street

  • Tree Lighting and Santa's arrival – Town Hall at the Depot, first Saturday in December