Walkable Venue Listing

WATCH NIGHT  2018  VENUE LISTING

MAIN STAGE 7  pm – MIDNIGHT

100 Block of West Broad St.(Rt 7) in front of CVS
Masters of Ceremonies – announcements and music                                                                                                                                                  Leesburg Pike Band – 8:30 pm – 10 pm
Sudden M Pac 10:30 – midnight                                                                                                                            Countdown Spectacular                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

WEST BROAD STREET – 100 block – 7 pm – 11:30 pm

FAMILLE WELCOME TENT  7 pm – 11 pm  

free hot chocolate!  Shuttle bus stop #7                                                                          Amusements and fun for all ages begins and connects to the FunAlley.

Grand Rock Climbing Wall  32 ‘ tall– Age 5 years and above
LOVE LETTERS “have your photo taken”                                                                                                                     (bring cell phones for photo-taking by volunteers) @ George Mason Square
Falls Church ArtsChalk Walk“If I had one wish for 2017 it would be ____”
ROCK WALL 32′ TALL – 4 stations – Age 6 and above                                                                                                                                       BUNGEE JUMP !                                                                                                                                                                                     Adrenaline Rush- OBSTACLE COURSE 

GRAND FUNALLEY 7 pm – 11:30 pm

Between 100 Block of W. Broad and 100 Block of Park Avenue – Shuttle Stop #2  – Grand FunAlley & Unity Club
FIRE TRUCK Challenge Obstacle Course — all ages
TIGER BELLY MOONBOUNCE – ages 2-6                                                                                                                                            VELCRO WALL – all ages                                                                                                                                                                  KARAOKE by METRO ENTERTAINMENT 
FCVFD – Fire Truck – Meet the Firemen and see the Fire Truck up close
Free popcorn – other refreshments available at Karl’s Kafe (charge)
FOOD CART – hot chocolate, kettle corn, cotton candy, etc. (charge),                                                                                         NYE Accessories vendor (charge)

THE UNITY CLUB 
Entrance on Right next to free popcorn & refreshment tent

CLAY CAFÉ STUDIOS 6 pm – 11:30 pm

Free Studio time, charge for supplies – Shuttle Bus Stop #4

THE HISTORIC CHERRY HILL FARMHOUSE  – closed

closed for this year’s Watch Night, but will be open in 2019

THE HISTORIC FALLS CHURCH 6 pm – 10:30 pm

East side of S. Washington Street Before E. Fairfax Street, no street number –Shuttle Bus Stop #6                                          

Docent Tours of the Historic Falls Church 5 pm – 7 pm      Special Tours offered by knowledgable docents trace the rich history from the rom the front stairs where the Declaration of Independence was read and was a recruiting station for soldiers in the Revolutionary War and a hospital in the Civil War…see and hear the wonderful story of our City’s treasured historic Falls Church.

MUSIKANTEN    7 pm – 8 pm      Musikanten, new to Watch  Night, has been singing annually at local New Year’s Eve celebrations since 1991 in Annapolis MD, the first First Night in the DC area.  For Falls Church Watch Night, they will sing William Byrd’s iconic Mass for 4 Voices – they think there is no better way to greet the new year than with the final words of the mass: Dona nobis pacem – give us peace.  This is a professional group that travels the world doing not only Renaissance music but that of the 20th and 21st century composers.                                                                                                                                               

ANDREW ACOSTA & FRIENDS    8 pm-10:30 pm  Andrew Acosta, vocals with mandolin and guitar and his Roots music program John Kaparakis on guitar,   Rosser Clark on guitar , Dave Elliott on drums  and Harold Richmond on bass.  Classic country music favorites plus Andrew’s original compositions!

Shuttle Bus Stop #7 = 100 block of E. Broad Street after crossroads – near Welcome Tent at 100 block of West Broad, walk 1/4 of block behind you to get to the WELCOME TENT, MAIN STAGE AND GRAND FUNALLEY.

THE FALLS CHURCH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH     7 pm – 10:30 pm  

 225 EAST BROAD STREETShuttle Stop #8 (handicapped entrance) N. Fairfax         and #9 near E. Broad in church parking lot

Puppet Shows by Puppeteer Sandy Fuelner at THE VICTORIAN PARLOR 7:30 – 9 PM
COWBOY HAY 7 pm – 8:30 pm –  Music from antique instruments from Gold Rush Days – 1850’s
NORTHERN LIGHTS BIG BAND ORCHESTRA 8:30 pm – 10:30 pm– Big Band Music -Swing Dancing
Professional Caricaturist 7 pm – 9 pm                                                                                                                                               Professional Face Painter 7  pm – 9 pm                                                                                                                       Professional Balloon Sculptures for Kids 7 pm — 9 pm
Free refreshments served – restrooms available

See the map for the remaining stops just beyond Applebees on E. Broad and Clare & Don’s Beach Shack & STATE THEATER on the way to the East Falls Church Metro stop.  

SHUTTLE BUS ROUTE TAKES FROM 20 – 30 Minutes to repeat at each stop depending on traffic between stops