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6 Ways to Make the Most Out of the Fall Season at One Loudoun

 

Even though the summer has come and gone, there are still several fall activities to experience here at One Loudoun! Whether you are looking for a great outdoor activity for the whole family, just the kids, or the older crowd, here are 8 ways to make the most out of the fall season here at One Loudoun!

 

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Watch football on The Plaza – With football season in full swing and the gorgeous weather here in Ashburn, VA, it’s the perfect time to join friends and family on The Plaza at One Loudoun to watch the big game on the big screens!

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Create a fall scavenger hunt – If you’re looking for an easy afternoon activity to enjoy with your family, create a fall scavenger hunt throughout Central Park at One Loudoun! See who can find the prettiest or most unique leaves and bring them home for fall themed crafts.

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Prepare for the holiday season – It’s never too early to take advantage of the conveniences that are right here in One Loudoun to help you prepare for the holidays! Order your Thanksgiving turkey at the One Loudoun farmer’s market, or get a head start on your holiday shopping at Scout & Molly’s Boutique!

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Go apple picking or visit a winery – Because of One Loudoun’s unique location, we are in close proximity to a long list of area amenities including local Loudoun County wineries and farms. Winery tours on a crisp fall day make for the perfect adult outing, and apple picking is a great activity for the kids!

Grab some comfort food – The chilly fall air can only by soothed by a warm atmosphere and comfort food! At One Loudoun, you have so many amazing choices for some of the best dining options around. From Copperwood Tavern to Eddie Merlot’s, to all time favorites like Matchbox and Uncle Julio’s, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

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Admire the foliage in Central Park – Whether or not fall is your favorite season, you can’t deny the beautiful fall foliage that we see here in Ashburn, VA. A perfect way to enjoy the foliage is to have a picnic in Central Park or sit on a bench swing with a good book!

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10 Things To Do on The Plaza at One Loudoun

The Plaza at One Loudoun is at the center of our popular Downtown area! On any typical day, you will see employees flock the Plaza during their lunch breaks, and families playing when the kids get out of school. Take a look at just 10 of the different ways that you can enjoy The Plaza at One Loudoun today!

Play in the fountain: On a hot summer day, bring the kids to One Loudoun and let them run around in the Fountain while you relax in the sunshine.

Get in on the action: Catch some of your favorite sports games on the big screens right on The Plaza! Check our Facebook page for updates.

Have a picnic: With all of the amazing restaurants in One Loudoun, grab some take-out and eat lunch at one of our shaded tables or bring a blanket and set up your feast in the grass. 

Visit the Ashburn Farmer’s Market: For the best fresh produce and products from local businesses, be sure to attend the Ashburn Farmer’s Market every Saturday 8AM to Noon. 

Get some work done: Did you know that The Plaza has FREE WiFi? Grab your laptop and a pair of shades and get some work done outside today!

Eat Custard: The Meadow’s Original Frozen Custard is one of the establishments lined up along the sides of the plaza and they have all of the frozen treats you could want!

Be entertained: Every Wednesday at 6PM catch a different acoustic act at Acoustic Wednesdays on The Plaza at One Loudoun or bring the kids out for Rocknoceros Mondays at 11AM starting June 6th. 

Catch some sun: Sometimes all you need is a little Vitamin D in your life. Why not head on over to the Plaza at One Loudoun with a few friends for a nice afternoon bask in the sun?

Interact with The Plaza: In the grassy areas of The Plaza, you will see solar-powered game structures that are great for kids to interact with so they stay entertained. 

No matter how you choose to spend your time on The Plaza, it is sure to be a great time for all! Keep up with all of our events and happenings at OneLoudoun.com.

A Look Inside: The Plaza

The Plaza at One Loudoun is without question one of the unique hallmarks of our vibrant, award-winning community! It is a shared, communal space truly at the heart of One Loudoun, features a park and plaza, and is surrounded by a variety of merchant’s, restaurants and retail shops. Let’s take a closer look at One Loudoun’s beloved Plaza:

The Plaza at One Loudoun is a multi-purpose plaza with a beautifully lit fountain and plenty of outdoor seating, placed at the center of Loudoun’s New Downtown. The Plaza offers Loudoun locals the ideal place to socialize with friends or just sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful weather.

A shared space like the Plaza is one of the key elements of any mixed-use community, as it provides residents (and in our case Loudoun County locals) with a space to interact, strengthen social ties, and enjoy each other’s company.

In addition to the Plaza’s relaxing, refreshing appeal, it is also the ideal venue for a number of outdoor events. The Plaza is Loudoun’s ultimate destination for weekly live music and interactive entertainment year-round. From live music and kids shows, to seasonal events, block parties and beyond, there’s something for everyone at the Plaza! Here are just a few of the many events held on the Plaza throughout the year:

Downtown Fest: One Loudoun’s Annual Downtown Fest gives the local Loudoun community an opportunity to experience the unique appeal of One Loudoun’s downtown area, with an afternoon of live performances by local musicians, delicious samples from select One Loudoun restaurants, and a fun crafting area for kids. This year, Downtown Fest will be held on Saturday, May 7th from 2-6pm!

Acoustic Wednesdays: Acoustic Wednesdays on the Plaza are one of One Loudoun’s most celebrated events and are held every Wednesday evening all summer long! Acoustic Wednesdays will return once more this summer, starting Wednesday, June 1st at 6pm.

Rocknoceros Live on the Plaza: Our beloved Kids Summer Concert Series is a free, family-friendly event the kids are sure to enjoy all summer long with live performances by beloved children’s band The Rocknoceros! The Rocknoceros are well-known for their fun, catchy tunes, and truly entertaining performance style both kids and adults are sure to enjoy. Our Kids Summer Concert Series will start off Monday, June 6th at 11 am with Rocknoceros Live on the Plaza! You can look forward to Rocknoceros Live on the Plaza all summer long on Mondays at 11am.

Summer Concert Series: The Plaza is also home to One Loudoun’s infamous Summer Concert Series, a concert series featuring a long list of talented local bands and musicians that runs throughout the summer. Be sure to stop by our weekly summer concert series on the Plaza for live music all summer long, starting Saturday June 11th at 7 pm.

Annual Tree Lighting: One Loudoun’s Annual Tree Lighting brings the Loudoun County community together for a festive holiday event you won’t soon forget. Be sure to mark your calendars, our 4th Annual Tree Lighting will be held Saturday, December 3rd from 5-7 pm on the Plaza.

We think you’ll agree with us when we say that with sensational, social spaces like the Plaza, every night can feel like a Friday night at One Loudoun. We are just so excited to see that One Loudoun has become the go-to destination for fun and entertainment in Loudoun County!

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