Festivals & Street Fairs

Local festivals, music events and street fairs

Visit Clarendon Day on September 27!

Visit Clarendon Day on September 27!

The 17th Annual Clarendon Day has a more of everything in 2014!   When the festival starts at 11am, music-lovers can choose among 38 great bands, all day, for free.  We’ll be adding a Bluegrass Stage to the Clarendon Chili Cookoff site, and a Songwriters & Poets stage near Washington Blvd. Amber Rubarth is slated to headline the Highland Street Main Stage. We’ll have… Read more →

St. Patrick's Day Parade Weather Update

St. Patrick’s Day Parade Weather Update

We’d rather “organize” fun parades than be amateur meteorologists, but this one is just too close to call right now.  The Capital Weather Gang says 1-3″ of snow inside the Beltway, with a high of 32 degrees.  The National Weather Service is expecting more snow, and if we get it, the March 17 parade will be cancelled.  The Clarendon Alliance… Read more →

Mardi Gras Parade NOW the St. Patrick's Day Parade!

Mardi Gras Parade NOW the St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

The Clarendon-Courthouse Mardi Gras Parade will be held on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, at 8pm, on Wilson Blvd from N. Barton to N. Danville Streets in Clarendon. Approximately 90% of the original Mardi Gras entries are able to participate on the rescheduled date, according to the CA. The CA is also announcing that the Mardi Gras Parade registration period is… Read more →