Despite Alaric and Damon's efforts to stop him, Johnathan (David Anders) sets a plan in motion that results in destruction, chaos and death.
Nina Dobrev, Paul Wesley, Ian Somerhalder, Steven r. Mcqueen, Sara Canning, Katerina Graham, Candice Accola, Zach Roerig, Kayla Ewell, Michael Trevino, David Anders (Guest Star), Malese Jow (Guest Star)
Kevin Williamson (Executive Producer), Julie Plec (Executive Producer), Leslie Morganstein (Executive Producer), Bob Levy (Executive Producer), Marcos Siega (Director), Bryan Oh (Writer), Andrew Chambliss (Writer)
Founder's Day has finally arrived, and everyone is busy with last-minute preparations for floats and fireworks. Stefan is uncomfortable with Damon's new attitude toward Elena, but Elena is more concerned about repairing her relationship with Jeremy. Jeremy is worried about Anna, but not sure, he's on board with her latest plan for the future. While Caroline is enjoying her day as Queen of the celebration, she also tries to help Matt and Tyler get their friendship back on track. Finally, although Damon and Alaric do their best to stop him, Johnathan Gilbert sets a plan in motion that ends Founderís Day amid chaos, destruction and death.