Events have always been a big part of society, and even at a time when social-distancing and staying indoors is paramount, Reston, being the vibrant city it is, is not short of annual events and festivities, all aimed at bringing the community members even closer together. Whatever it is that you seek, this gem boasts a robust events calendar that guarantees to offer residents and visitors alike a ton of annual celebrations to indulge in. Read on to find out some of the biggest annual events in Reston, Virginia.

Annual Reston Multicultural Festival

Reston offers residents and guests alike with no greater celebration of the city’s community spirit and cultural diversity than the Reston Multicultural Festival! This event is simply synonymous to an open invitation to celebrate Reston’s rich medley of cultures. Neighbors, friends, families and even colleagues are all welcome to enjoy gracious treats ranging from cultural treasures, delicious cuisines, music and tons of entertainment. This is one of those signature events in Reston that portrays the city’s greatest strengths in honoring cultural diversity. If you are thinking of attending this event, be sure to rock an attire from your culture, so you can flaunt just how amazing your people are, or even show your culture to the world. The event features an Arts & Crafts session, Art Mirrors Culture 3D exhibit, amazing food treats as well as global family friendly activities.

Taste of Reston

Taste of Reston, voted by Virginia Living magazine as ‘Northern Virginia’s Best Food Festival’ for six years in a row is the biggest outdoor food festival in the area. If you are a foodie, then you know where to head to next, right? For two days straight, Reston Town Center hosts community vendors, food enthusiasts, restaurateurs as well as diet experts from across the globe. The event features a family fun zone and amazingly, live entertainment from three different stages! One of the event’s highlights is the food vendors’ competition for the ‘Best Taste’ award. As a bonus, garage parking remains free for the two days that the event happens for.

Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

Northern Virginia welcomes all to one of the grandest outdoor art festivals in the country. The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival has a standing reputation for displaying top-notch-quality hand-crafted, state-of-the-art artwork in a vibrant outdoor setting, drawing affluent and diverse clientele. This unique event goes down in Reston Town Center, attracting about 30,000 patrons each year from the region and yonder.