Memorial Day Parade & Festival

Monday, May 29, 2023

  • City Hall and Community Center Grounds (300 Park Avenue)
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Festival
  • 9 a.m. Fun Run (Starting Line on Great Falls Street at Little Falls Street) Registration not required.
  • 11 a.m. Memorial Day Ceremony
  • 12:30 p.m. Falls Church Concert Band 
  • 2 p.m. Parade Starts (Park Avenue between West Street and Little Falls Street)

41st 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 41st 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!

Nominate the 2023 Grand Marshal

The City of Falls Church Recreation and Parks Department is searching for a Grand Marshal to lead the 41st Annual Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 29, 2023. Do you know someone who has made a significant contribution to our community, big or small? Nominate them for Grand Marshal by emailing Scarlett Williams! Let us know why the person is special and deserves to lead the way! Nominations are due by Friday, March 3, 2023. 

Sponsorship and Vendor Opportunities

Be a part of the City's biggest, longest-standing special event. Over 12,000 attendees spend hours at the event enjoying amusements, watching the parade, and visiting the vendor booths.

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