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Preparations Underway for 17th Annual Watch Night

There will be nine bands performing at indoor and outdoor venues at the 17th annual Watch Night festivities on from 7 p.m. – 12:30 a.m. on New Year’s Eve in downtown Falls Church City. The event will feature live music as well as karaoke, free popcorn, balloons, restaurants with extended hours and a host of other activities located within the four blocks around and between the intersection of Broad and Washington Streets and E. Fairfax Street.

Despite the walkability of the event, there will be free shuttle bus service starting at East Falls Church metro and stopping at nine locations around the various venues and parking areas every thirty minutes starting at 7 p.m. on Dec. 31. Shuttle bus service will run until around 1 a.m. on Jan. 1. For more information, visit