WinterPlatz is a community celebration that will be held December 11-13, 2020. Join us in the heart of historic Herndon for wintertime fun as you patronize local establishments. Participating businesses will join in the festive spirit, decorating and offering WinterPlatz specials. Whether you’re looking to dine in, carry out or do a little holiday shopping, there will be something for everyone. You might even be asked to take part in the merry-making, so be on the lookout for more information on our website and Facebook page as the weekend approaches! Also, official WinterMarkt swag pre-ordered from the virtual MarketPlatz for pick up will be available during the weekend of WinterPlatz at Arts Herndon. If you are interested in applying to be a vendor, please submit an application.
Arts Herndon, located in the heart of historic downtown Herndon, is an independent non-profit arts organization, serving as the official arts agency of the Town of Herndon. Arts Herndon is a wide ranging, and eclectic, Community Arts Center, with something for the population of Greater Herndon and Northern Virginia. Along with our artistic partners, and highly skilled and professional visual artists and teachers, we’ve created an amazing Gallery Shop with unique and interesting gifts, innovative and exciting events, monthly Poetry & Open Mic, Improv and the Friday Sound Series, programs and exhibitions, that empower, teach and excite all members of the community. Arts Herndon also serves as a wonderfully vibrant backdrop for social events, weddings, meetings and many other rentals. Please visit Arts Herndon for a complete listing of all exhibits and events.
Delight in the sights of the season with the Herndon Florist’s commemorative holiday arrangement entitled “O’Tannenbaum”. This fresh boxwood Christmas tree is twinkling with lights and beaming with holiday spirit – perfect for gift giving or home décor. Order yours and all of your holiday floral needs by ordering from the Herndon Florist website, calling us at 703.437.4990, or visiting us at 716 Lynn Street in the heart of historic Herndon. The first 24 guests who visit the shop during WinterPlatz will receive a free woodland ornament, and all visitors are invited to enter a drawing for a free O’Tannenbaum Boxwood Christmas Tree! Family owned and operated for over 60 years, the Herndon Florist proudly serves Herndon and the surrounding community. Please consult their website for current operating hours. Fröhliche Weihnachten!
The Closet is a nonprofit thrift shop in historic downtown Herndon, started in 1974 to assist low-income families with affordable clothing. The Closet continues to support this mission with a greatly expanded inventory including household goods, toys, electronics, books, knick-knacks, collectibles, and much more, all at very affordable prices! The Closet gives back to the community through grants to local nonprofit organizations serving the community and college scholarships to local high school seniors. Visit us for an outstanding shopping experience and to give back to the community! We are located at 845 Station Street. Visit www.theclosetofgreaterherndon.org for more information.
Elden Street Tea Shop
Teas from the Elden Street Tea Shop are the perfect gift for the holiday season. We have created the perfect tea gifts for everyone on your list. From Sampler sets – to tea advent calendars – to tea tasting kits and tins. We have got you covered. Enjoy one of our 70+ varieties of tea to take home or enjoy with a locally made pastry in the festive tea garden. We are open Thursdays and Fridays from 11am-5pm, and Saturday 10am-6pm. We also have local deliveries on Wednesdays. Order online anytime! For WinterPlatz, we are pleased to offer a 10% off discount on all fills when you bring in your official WinterMarkt mugs!
Aslin Beer Co.
Aslin Beer Co. strives to craft only the highest quality ales, lagers, variants that help define American beer culture, re-educate the consumer palate, and revive people’s passion in beer drinking. For guests who stop by during WinterPlatz, we will be offering discounted fills for anyone who brings their Herndon Winter Market Collectable Mug. Also, canned beers are available for carry out purchases and make great gift baskets. Visit Herndon Beer Garden for hours and information. We are located at 771 Elden Street.
Green Lizard Cycling
Green Lizard Cycling is a locally owned family business which has been a staple in historic Herndon since 2013. Not only do we offer gifts and gift cards for your cycling enthusiasts, we also offer a full service coffee bar and beers on tap. Stop in for a holiday latte or hot chocolate and check out our unique gifts. Those who bring in their WinterMarkt mug will receive half off all drinks WinterPlatz weekend. We are located at 718 Lynn Street in Herndon.
Rogue Soap Company
Everybody needs good soap; this is the philosophy at the core of Rogue Soap Company. We provide handmade, organic, unisex soap that fits everybody’s budget. Our premiere line of soaps are hand-crafted in DC with our proprietary blend of Olive oil for moisture, coconut oil for cleansing, and avocado oil for Vitamin E. Each bar has a unique blend of aromatics that provide an array of other healing properties that boast mild scents that won’t irritate your skin. Our line-up features a range of exfoliating properties, so you can have a nice scrub or a soft lather. While Rogue Soap Company is DC-based, it holds roots here in Herndon! You can preorder our unique limited soaps at www.roguesoapcompany.com for pickup during WinterPlatz or come check out our soaps at our residential location where Rogue, the cat, was found – 816 Locust St.
Sully’s Pour House
Sully’s Pour House, located in the heart of Downtown Herndon, is a great gathering spot for lunch or dinner. Guests can enjoy the option of being seated in our spaced-out indoor seating or have the option of being seated in one of our two patio spaces. During the WinterPlatz, guests will have the chance to order our specialty WinterPlatz Burger (half pound of ground brisket and short rib burger, sauerkraut, sautéed onions and beer cheese, topped with spicy ground mustard with a pretzel bun.) Available for Dine-in or Take-Out. We also will be offering growler fills and discounted prices for anyone who brings in their Herndon Winter Market Collectable Mug. Please visit us on our website or on Facebook for more details. We are located at 754 Elden Street in Herndon. See you soon!
Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern
Keep the Herndon WinterMarkt spirit alive by joining us at Jimmy’s Old Town Tavern for a traditional German WinterMarkt feast including a Brat Sub with Sauerkraut, Jumbo Pretzels with Beer Cheese, and Great Lakes Christmas Ale. The outdoor Beer Garden is open! You can also enjoy a WinterMarkt meal from Jimmy’s at home. Jimmy’s is continuing carry out, curbside pick-up and free delivery within a 10-mile radius. This includes the full menu, specials, beer, mixed drinks and wine. You can also purchase a Limited Edition 64-ounce JOTT Growler for $12 while supplies last. Jimmy’s is located at 697 Spring Street at the corner of Spring and Elden. Visit us at jimmystavern.com or follow us on Facebook.
Great Harvest Bread Company
Find all of your holiday baked goods at Great Harvest Bread Company. In addition to breads and treats baked fresh daily, find a wide selection of holiday gifts including tea towels, bread knives, unique serving dishes, and so much more. Or gift the bread lover in your family a Great Harvest gift card for yummy goodness that lasts the whole year. Offering 10% off your purchase of any one gift item, during WinterPlatz weekend with the purchase of an Apple Scraple tree. Visit us at 785 Station Street in Herndon. Open Friday December 11th from 7:00 AM – 6:30 PM and Saturday December 12th 7:00 AM – 5:00 PM, closed Sunday December 13th.
Mediterranean Breeze and Mile 20
The Mediterranean Breeze is the place to go to get into the holiday spirit, have a great meal, and enjoy your evening in a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere. Our full menu is available to go and we have outdoor seating available. In addition, Mile 20 is a great destination to try an assortment of beers from local, craft breweries. Mile 20 has 24 taps and dozens of bottle beers for you to try. Whether your thing is IPAs, Sours, Porters, or anything in between; they have you covered. If you are new to the craft beer world, come on in and try a flight; specially picked out by one of their knowledgeable bartenders, or build your own. Mile 20 has outdoor dining available in the parking lot. Mediterranean Breeze and Mile20 are located at 781 Station Street in downtown Herndon. Visit us at www.medbreezeva.com.