Memorial Day Festival & Parade

Memorial Day 2018 Logo

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 
  • Best Military Group: VFW Post 9274
Thank you again to the 2018 Event Sponsors! 

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Midge Wang is 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 will preside over the City's annual festivities on Monday, May 28, 2018. The Recreation and Parks Advisory Board selected Ms. Wang based on her 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.

Download the 2018 Festival Map

Memorial Day 2018 Festival Map