9 a.m. Fun Run (Starting Line on Great Falls Street at Little Falls Street) Registration not required.
11 a.m. Memorial Day Ceremony (Veterans Memorial by the Community Center) with Keynote Speaker Captain Shaw H. Cohe, SC, US Navy (RET)
12:30 p.m. Falls Church Concert Band
2 p.m. Parade Starts (Park Avenue between West Street and Little Falls Street)
40th Annual Parade and Festival
The Recreation and Parks Department is pleased to announce the return of the annual City of Falls Church Memorial Day event. This is the 40th year of the community tradition that will include a Memorial Day Ceremony hosted by the Falls Church Veteran's Council, a 3K Fun Run, civic, merchant, crafter and food vendors, live music, kids entertainment and a parade!
Your Parade Grand Marshal is Chet De Long, chosen for his commitment and service to the Mary Riley Styles Public Library. Read more here!
Congratulations To Our 2022 Parade Winners: Best Marching Professional Band: Batala Washington Best Marching, Walking Group/Unit: Centro Cultural Bolivia Best Youth Group: Operation EarthWatch Best Float: NOVA Parks Best Classic or Antique Car or Truck: Fairfax VA Chapter - Harley Owners Group Best Emergency/Fire Vehicle: Arlington County Fire Department Station #6 Best Military Group: McKinley Technology High School JROTC
The INOVA Bloodmobile will be onsite Monday, May 30 from 11am-3pm. Sign up to give blood here.