Getting to the Carnival 

Shuttle Bus Service - Fast, Convenient, and Free

The free shuttle buses are located at

  • Herndon High School: 700 Bennett St, Herndon, VA 20170
  • Worldgate Shopping Center: 13037 Worldgate Dr., Herndon, VA 20170
  • For the Worldgate bus stop, you can park at the Peraton Building: 12975 Worldgate Dr., Herndon, VA 20170

Shuttle Bus Service Hours:

  • Thursday 6:00 pm-10:00 pm
  • Friday 5:00 pm-11:00 pm
  • Saturday 10:00 am-11:00 pm
  • Sunday 10:00 am-7:00 pm

A free shuttle bus service will transport attendees to and from the Carnival area, departing every ten minutes from:
- The Peraton building off Worldgate Drive, 12975 Worldgate Drive
- From the front of Herndon High School, by the bike racks, off Bennett Street.
- Two new stops have been added: Herndon Middle School, in the front of the school at 901 Locust Street, and Parkridge Apartments off Florida Avenue.
Parking at shuttle bus pick-up/drop-off locations is free.

Driving Directions

Located at 200 Spring Street, Herndon, VA 20170. 

From Washington D.C. and points east

  • Take Route 495 to the Dulles Toll Rd 267W
  • Take the Toll Rd West to the Fairfax County Parkway (exit 11)
  • Turn left onto the ramp
  • Turn right on Spring Street 
  • Look for the Kiss N Ride off Spring Street on the right side

Driving from the West

  • Take Rt 66 to the exit at Rt 28. Follow Rt 28 (Centreville Rd) north to the Dulles Toll Road 267 East.
  • Take the Dulles Greenway (portions toll) to the Dulles Toll Road 267 E.
  • Take the Toll Rd East to the Fairfax County Parkway exit (exit 11).
  • Turn left onto the ramp
  • Turn right on Spring Street 
  • Look for the Kiss N Ride off Spring Street on the right side

Parking

Parking is very limited and we encourage visitors to enjoy a complimentary ride on our Shuttle Bus, or take advantage of our free Bike Valet service, see details below. Free public parking is available at 505 Huntmar Drive, a short walk from the Carnival site. For Kiss and Ride drop-offs, use 151 Spring Street.

Handicapped parking is available off Spring Street, near the parking garage on the Northwest Federal Credit Union campus. To gain access to the handicap parking, vehicles must have a DMV issued disabled parking placard or plates.

Take the Metro Silver Line to the Carnival

Ride the Metro Silver Line to the Wiehle-Reston stop, then take the 950 Fairfax Connector bus directly to the Herndon Carnival or you can take the 505 Fairfax Connector bus to Reston Town Center Transit Station and transfer to the Ribs 5 bus, which will take you to the Carnival.

Bike to the Carnival

Bike racks will be located off Herndon Parkway. Relax and enjoy.

Take the Fairfax Connector to the Carnival

Take the 950 Fairfax Connector from Wiehle-Reston East Station to Elden Street and Herndon Parkway and walk down Herndon Parkway towards Spring Street. Or take the 505 Fairfax Connector to Reston Town Center Transit Station and transfer to the Ribs 5 bus to exit at Herndon Parkway and Spring Street. 

 

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