Falls Church brought in 2013 with 15th annual Watch Night.
Hundreds of people ventured into the City of Falls Church to ring in 2013 at the 15th Annual Watch Night. Families were entertained by music, games and more. Were you at Watch Night? Scroll through our gallery and see if you can spot yourself.
Bring in the New Year in Falls Church!
City to celebrate 15th anniversary of Watch Night.
For the last 15 years the City of Falls Church has brought in the New Year at Watch Night. The free, family-oriented celebration takes place in the center of the 2.2 square mile city and blocks off the intersection of Leesburg Pike and Washington Street (State Route 29) starting at 7 p.m. New Year's Eve. Barb Cram, organizer of Watch Night, has been a part of the event since its inception. She said when the weather is good, they get a good crowd and everyone has a lot of fun. “It’s no New York, but it’s ours,” Cram said. Thousands of people are expected to attend Watch Night to see the large illuminated star lower at midnight to welcome 2013. Cram said it costs between $12,000 and $15,000 (depending on if there’s precipitation) to put on …