Fun for Everyone at McLean Day 2018 - Saturday, May 19th

by Lizzy Conroy
April 24, 2018

McLean Day

Saturday, May 19, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Friday, May 18, Large Ride Preview, 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Lewinsville Park, 1659 Chain Bridge Road, McLean, Va. 2210

McLean Day 2018 celebrates its 103rd year!  This is a great event filled with family fun and entertainment.   

McLean Day is an annual event put on by the McLean Community Center.  Special Events Manager Catherine Nesbitt tells more.

What will McLean Day feature this year? New this year is the “Large Ride Preview!” on Friday.  Participants can come and enjoy the large carnival rides on Friday, May 18 from 2-7 p.m. Ride prices vary.

Also this year, the children’s featured hits will be the petting zoo, the large and small rides, the children’s stage and main stage, the super-sized laser tag, bubble ball,  rock climbing wall, tennis games and the balloon twisters.

Is this the largest annual event in McLean? Yes, McLean Day is the largest event in McLean, attracting an average of 13,000 participants.

What does McLean Day mean to the community?  McLean Day is a long-standing tradition of more than 100 years, bringing the community together for a fun, family-friendly festival of rides, entertainment, games, with food trucks and local businesses’ and organizations’ exhibitor booths.

Musical Performance Highlight

One live performance not to miss is Still Surfin', a professional Beach Boys Tribute Band that has been performing the music of the Beach Boys for more than 17 years. More about Still Surfin' at

For information about McLean Day events, please visit their website at:

Lizzy Conroy is partner at Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group. Lizzy graduated from Georgetown University with a B.A. in Economics and has served in a number of professional capacities in the Washington, DC area a first with the international trade group of Hogan Lovells, then as a marketing manager with MicroStrategy of McLean, VA. She also held business development positions with Kalmia Construction, a Maryland-based commercial construction company, and Newmark LLC, a New York City-based commercial real estate firm.

Lizzy is the 2017 American Mothers, Inc. Virginia Mother of the Year and currently serves on the AMI National Board of Directors. Lizzy is the 2005 Leukemia & Lymphoma Society National Woman of the Year and is a past member of the LLS Board of Trustees. She is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Northern Virginia and is a devoted member of her church, Trinity United Methodist. She is a member of River Bend Golf & Country Club, Great Falls, VA. She and her husband, Steve, live in McLean, Virginia with their two children.

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