Holiday Events and Activities

The Town hosts and sponsors many great holiday events and activities. Read more below:

Memorial Day


The Town remembers those heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice. The ceremony begins at Town Hall and continues to the memorial and flag at the teardrop (20th and Main St). The 2020 ceremony will be held Monday, May 25 at 11:45 a.m. to honor those who lost their lives in service to our country. The ceremony will start at Town Hall, then proceeded to the Tear Drop.

July 4th


The Town supports the annual Fourth of July hometown parade sponsored by the Purcellville Volunteer Fire Department. The parade starts at 12:30 p.m. and many community organizations enter floats at this patriotic event.  Click here for the entry form to participate in the parade. There is no fee to participate! 

9/11 Remembrance Day


The Town is honored to have a steel I-beam from the World Trade Center as part of its 9/11 Memorial on the Fireman's Field property. Each year on September 11th, the Town remembers the events of the day with a ceremony, supported by community members and boy scout troops. 

Christmas Activities and Parade


Christmas is an exciting season in Purcellville! It starts with the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony which will be held on December 4, 2020. The following weekend, December 12 & 13, has the Holiday Lights Tours hosted by the Purcellville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Christmas Parade, the Christmas Market, and Festivities at the Historic Bush Tabernacle, and a visit with Santa and Ornament Workshop at the Train Station. More details are available on the Christmas in Purcellville Holiday Festivities & Parade Activities Page!