Volunteers are the key to our Festival's success!

Individual and Group Volunteers will be needed for 2017. To get started, read the list of opportunities below and then contact the Volunteer coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call John Mosesso at 703-501-5066.

Organizations receive an opportunity to raise funds in exchange for volunteer hours. Typically, an organization receives a 10’x 10’ space for sale of an item and provides race course marshals, entertainment assistance, or other duties.

Volunteer Individual and Group Opportunities:

  • Entrance Marshal 

  • Stage Crew

  • Carnival Marshal

  • Race Course Marshal

  • Race – Finish Line

  • Race – General Assistance

  • Fireworks Marshal

  • Vendor Set-up

  • Vendor Parking

  • Food Area Clean-up

  • General Support

In addition, the Children's Hands-On Art area accepts volunteers 12 years and older. Volunteer times are flexible and are usually assigned in two-hour shifts. 

Volunteer Applications will be available in early 2017.

A Special Thanks To Our 2016 Group Volunteers

  • Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC), Fairfax County

  • Arts Herndon

  • Boy Scouts of America, Troop 157

  • Cameron Parish D.A.R

  • Commanders Swim Team

  • Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital

  • Grace Covenant Church
  • Heaven and Earth Aikido 

  • Herndon High School Football

  • Herndon High School Robotics Club

  • Herndon Masonic Lodge

  • Herndon Optimist Youth Baseball

  • Herndon Woman's Club

  • I'm Just Me Movement

  • Life Ticket Church

  • NextStop Theatre 

  • Nova Roller Derby

  • Optimist Club of Herndon

  • Rotary Club of Herndon

  • Sterling Park Amateur Radio Club

  • St. Joseph's Hispanic Group

  • True Help

  • YMCA Fairfax County, Reston

For questions or more specific Herndon Festival information, contact the Volunteer coordinator at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call John Mosesso at 703-501-5066.

We thank you in advance for helping to make the Herndon Festival a success!