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Produced by the McLean Community Center

Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, July 4
Gates open at 6:30 p.m.
Free Admission
Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean, Va. 22101

Fireworks photo and Family picnic photo

Please note: The following are prohibited on school grounds: smoking, alcohol, vaping, glass containers, personal fireworks, weapons and pets.

Saturday, Aug. 10, 1-4 p.m.
1440 Chain Bridge Rd., McLean, VA 22101
Free admission

Come out and celebrate the Old Firehouse's 29 years of serving the Greater McLean community!

Activities Include:

  • OFC Open House
  • Live Music
  • Outdoor Games
  • Hot Dogs
  • Rock Climbing Wall
  • Old Firehouse History Exhibit
  • Popcorn
  • Ice Cream
  • Airbrush Tattoos
  • Balloon Twister

Clear the Clutter!


Produced by the McLean Community Center
Saturday, Sept. 14, 9 a.m.–1 p.m.
1420 Beverly Road McLean, Va. 22101 (behind Staybridge Suites Hotel)

The event is held rain or shine. 

Free Admission


Vendor enrollment deadline is Wednesday, Sept. 11, or until sold out.

Vendor spaces are available on a first-come, first-served basis.


Shoppers, find bargains at the biggest garage sale in McLean with over 50 vendors! Residents selling household items are welcome. Limited commercial vendors or flea market dealers are also welcome. Come see the Kid’s Corner, where children (ages 3 to 15) can use their math and entrepreneurial skills in selling their gently-used toys, clothes, games and other items.


Register for your space early! Advanced registration is required.

You may register online (by clicking the activity numbers below), in-person or by phone. Questions? Please call the MCC Registrar at 703-744-9365 or by email at registrar@mcleancenter.org.


Garage Sale Sellers –  Adults, All Items

Activity No. 2001.219             

Vendor Space Fee: $45/$35 MCC district residents


Kids Corner Sellers – Children (ages 3-15)

(Children’s Item Only)

Activity No. 2002.219             

Vendor Space Fee: $25/$15 MCC district residents


This event is made possible with the generous community support of General Assets, Inc., Giant Food and McLean Properties.

Sunday, Oct. 20, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
McLean Central Park, 1468 Dolley Madison Blvd., McLean, VA 22101
Free admission.


The McLean Community Center has created the “purrfect” event for local pet owners and their beloved animals.

Learn valuable information and get tips on a variety of products and services that can enhance the lives of your pets and improve your experiences as pet owners. A variety of pet-care related exhibitors will be participating. Join the fun for the Howl’oween Pooch Parade at the event! Bring your leashed pets to show off their best costumes.


Questions? Contact the Special Events Department at 703-744-9345 or email your questions to events@mcleancenter.org.

The McLean Holiday Crafts Show is back this December and you won't want to miss it!

Friday, Dec. 6, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.
Saturday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.
Sunday, Dec. 8, 11 a.m.–4 p.m.

Admission is $7 for adults - good for all three days of the show.

McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Ave., McLean, Virginia  22101

Founded in 1982, The McLean Holiday Crafts Show is a highly anticipated and much-beloved, three-day, indoor, juried show featuring arts and crafts made by approximately 80 regional artisans. These fine, handcrafted arts and crafts works include both established, high-quality, seasoned artisans as well as new artisans exhibiting innovative concepts. The show includes pottery, glass, jewelry, holiday decorations, mixed media, fashion accessories, wood, fine art, artisanal foods, soaps, skincare and more. The newly renovated McLean Community Center provides a delightful venue for the show and is ADA compliant. Visitors can dine onsite at the event café.

This year, show management will be provided by the Northern Virginia Handcrafters Guild (NVHG). Founded in 1972, the NVHG, a 501(c)3 nonprofit community-based organization, is dedicated to helping artists and craftspeople exhibit and sell their work, promoting the development of arts and crafts in the community and supporting arts and crafts educational activities.

Crafter Application Deadline: Monday, May 27, 2019

Crafter Applications are available here.

Please contact: mcLeanshow@nvhg.org.