Memorial Day Festival & Parade

Memorial Day 2019

The 38th Annual Memorial Day Parade and Festival will be held on Monday, May 27, 2019. Check back in Spring 2019 for more details! 

Rob Donovan is the 2019 Memorial Day Grand Marshal

Congratulations to Mr. Rob Donovan on being named the Grand Marshal for the 38th Annual City of Falls Church Memorial Day Parade. Mr. Donovan will preside over the City’s annual festivities on Monday, May 27, 2019. The Recreation and Parks Advisory Board selected Mr. Donovan based on his extensive and tireless volunteer efforts, particularly with Falls Church City Public Schools, over the past 19 years. 

Read more about Mr. Donovan on the Grand Marshal page.

Patriotic Neighborhood Float Challenge

The Recreation and Parks Department is issuing a Neighborhood Float Challenge for the 2019 Memorial Day Parade! Get together with family, friends, and neighbors and build a unique, patriotic float that represents your pride in The Little City. The winning Neighborhood Float will win a party hosted by Recreation and Parks! 

Download the Patriotic Neighborhood Float entry form. Applications are due Friday, April 12. 

Participate in the Parade

The City of Falls Church welcomes City residents and our neighbors to participate in the Memorial Day parade. Bands, military groups, civic associations, antique vehicles, and floats are welcome. Download the Parade Entry Form.

Be a Vendor at the Festival

The Memorial Day Festival is open to crafters, civic groups, food vendors, and a limited number of merchants. Download the Vendor Application to apply.  Applications are due by Friday, March 15. 

Sponsor this year's Memorial Day Parade and Festival

Become a partner of this special Falls Church tradition. Download Sponsorship Opportunities.

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