Where to Kick Off the First Day of Summer Near Your Apartment

It may be hard to believe, but the first day of summer is rapidly approaching! Friday, June 21st marks the summer solstice—AKA the longest day of the year—and the official beginning of the summer season. You’ll have lots of ways to celebrate the occasion around Reston, so start planning your day!

Kick things off with a picnic at the Reston Town Center Pavilion or Reston Town Square Park. Then for dessert, head to Pitango Gelato or Ben & Jerry’s for a few scoops of something sweet. To cap off the day, make your way to the Mercury Fountain or the Interactive Fountain and cool off as you splash around! By the time you head back home, you’ll feel energized and ready to fully enjoy the rest of your summer here in Reston.