One Loudoun: A Fun Destination for Families

One Loudoun hosted a wonderful media happy hour on April 27th to tell us all about their upcoming events at the bustling center in Ashburn, touted as Loudoun’s new Downtown. The event was held at the new Matchbox and we were treated to amazing beverages and a smorgasbord of delicious appetizers. The sliders were definitely a hit! Even better than the food and drinks was the company. It was great to meet so many bloggers from all over Northern Virginia.

One Loudoun Matchbox 

One LOudoun Matchbox

After getting our fill of appetizers we heard all about the great line-up of events happening at One Loudoun this year.  You can find their full calendar online or in the Our Kids events listings, but here are some highlights that you should add to your calendar now:

  • Farmers Market: purchase fresh produce every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
  • Downtown Fest 2016: on Saturday, May 7th enjoy live music, food & beverage, a kid’s craft corner, face painters, balloon artists and much more!
  • YouthFest 2016: a day of local teen music, games, prizes and more on Satudray, May 21st.
  • Ringing in Hope 5K/10K on May 30th.
  • Jolly Shows Carnival from June 8th to 19th.
  • Kids Summer Concert Series free on Mondays on the Plaza starting June 6th.
  • Acoustic Wednesdays on the Plaza starts June 1st.

In addition to these exciting events, when you visit One Loudoun be sure to save time to visit the many shops and restaurants located in this “must-visit” destination in Loudoun County.

We look forward to attending some of the amazing events planned for this year.

Lauren is a freelance writer with work appearing in the Loudoun Times-Mirror and the Loudouner Magazine. She also blogs all about expat parenthood, travel and raising globally minded kids at growingupexpat.com.  Follow Lauren on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram.

Photos by Brittany Massey.

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