The 2018 Memorial Day Parade and Festival was a great success! More than 12,000 visitors enjoyed the Don Beyer Fun Run, children's activities, food, civic, and retail vendors, the parade, and more. The Memorial Day Ceremony was the centerpiece of the day with remarks from keynote speaker Retired Army Colonel Ward Nickisch.
Congratulations to the 2018 Parade Winners:
Best Marching Band (High School): George C. Marshall "Marching Statesmen"
Best Marching Band (Professional): Batala Washington
Best Marching, Walking Group/Unit: Alma Bolivia
Best Youth Group: McGrath Academy of Irish Dance
Best Float: Goldfish Swim School
Best Classic or Antique Car or Truck: American Lube Service Center
Best Emergency/Fire Vehicle: Falls Church Volunteer Fire Department
Midge Wang was the 2018 Memorial Day Parade Grand Marshal Congratulations to Midge Wang on being named the Grand Marshal for the 2018 City of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade. Ms. Wang presided over the City's annual festivities. The Recreation and Parks Advisory Board selected her based on the life-long dedication to the City, and most notably her efforts towards the preservation, restoration, and education of historical properties throughout Falls Church.Learn more about why Ms. Wang was selected.