About Us

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Our story

Lights on Loudoun is a dynamic young adult music and arts festival sponsored by Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) and Northern Virginia Community College (NOVA.) The event is designed and curated by the teens in the Loudoun County Youth Advisory Council and young adult leaders from Northern Virginia Community College, with the overall goal to provide a safe public outlet for creative expression for young adults age 14 through current enrolled students at NOVA w/ valid NVCC ID.

FAQ

Most frequent questions and answers

Nothing it’s 100% free to submit and attend.

No, sadly this event is curated and designed for high school and younger college students. Please use this time to prepare materials to submit when you are in high school!

Lights on Loudoun has an age restriction on the event. If you are under 14 and in high school please contact hello@lightsonloudoun.com to see how you can get an age restriction waiver.

Yes! You are welcome to submit as many performances, works of art, etc. Acceptance will be granted based on availability.

You’ll hear back via email no later than 30 days prior to the event.

We ask that patrons pre-register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lights-on-loudoun-tickets-54540967502?aff=LightsonLoudounWebsiteTickets will also be available at the door.

No, your ticket guarantees admission to the event, but seating/standing room is available on a first come first served basis in compliance with fire code regulations. Arrive early to the performances you wish to see!

Nope! Anyone can attend, however there are sections of the event that will have a parental advisory for content. Please keep in mind this event is designed and curated for high school and younger college students.

Sponsors

2019 PARTNERS

Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Community Services – Our mission is to provide outstanding recreational and leisure opportunities, outcome-focused community services, and stewardship of our natural resources to promote quality of life for Loudoun’s residents and visitors.

Northern Virginia Community College – With commitment to the values of access, opportunity, student success, and excellence, the mission of Northern Virginia Community College is to deliver world-class, in-person and online postsecondary teaching, learning, and workforce development to ensure our region and the Commonwealth of Virginia have an educated population and a globally competitive workforce.

The Loudoun County Youth Advisory Council – YAC is a youth run organization that strives to eliminate the stigma that volunteering is uninteresting by promoting community involvement and civic engagement in teens across Loudoun County. By incorporating members’ unique talents, we organize volunteer opportunities, creative youth events, and policy focused action meetings.