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    4th of July Hometown Celebration and Parade

  • Dates:
    July 4, 2022
  • Time:
    8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
  • Admission:
    Free
  • Location:
    Great Falls Village Centre
  • Address:
    776 Walker Rd, Great Falls, VA 22066
  • Phone:
    571-293-0474
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8:00 am — 5K Walk/Run — Great Falls Freedom Memorial
The Great Falls Trailblazers are bringing the Annual 5K Walk/Run to our local trails. Join us at the Freedom Memorial on the Library grounds. The race begins promptly at 8:00 am. Please see the registration site for the route map details. Registration is now open online. Runners may also register the day of the race, prior to 8:00 am.

 

8:00 am to 2:00 pm — INOVA Blood Drive — Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department
The Great Save Lives, Give Blood. To register, call 1-866-BLOODSAVES. You must be 16 years old or older with a valid ID, weigh 110 lbs, and be in good health to donate. Walk-ins are accepted if there are open, unfilled slots available. Allow 1 hour for your visit. See you there!

 

9:00 am — Little Patriot Parade — Village Centre Green (at the Gazebo)
Babies and Toddlers up to age 5 are welcome to parade their finest patriotic display around the Green. Awards for “Young George Washington,” Little Miss Betsy Ross,” and “The Star Spangled Family”. along with many others!

9am Registration at the Gazebo — 9:15am Little Patriot Parade start

 

10:00 am — Main Parade — Great Falls Village Centre
See the fire trucks, floats, horses, antique cars and more making a loop in the Main Parade. Be sure to spot the winning floats for Best Neighborhood, Best Business and Best Organization!

Starts on Columbine Road & proceeds around the Village Centre Green

 

10:30 am to 2:00 pm — Festivities, Food & Fun — Village Centre Green
After the parade, enjoy lemonade, pizza, snow-cones, and other treats, along with music, games, and festivities on the Village Centre Green with your Great Falls neighbors. There will be a special performance by local magician, The Great Zucchini, starting at 12:30pm, along with cool new Hometown Celebration merchandise for sale this year!

 

6:00 pm – Fireworks & Fun – Turner Farm Park
Pack up the family and come tailgate with your neighbors at Turner Farm Park. Gates open at 6:00 pm. Live music, games, contests and food trucks will entertain until the Big Show gets underway just after dusk.