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 2018 ceremony was held on Monday, May 28 at 11:45 a.m. to honor those who lost their lives in service to our country. The ceremony started at Town Hall, then proceeded to the Tear Drop.

July 4th

The Town supports the annual Fourth of July 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. To participate in the parade, download the application and submit it by June 25. There is no fee to participate! For more information, contact Donnie Embrey with the Purcellville Volunteer Fire Department at 703-727-7191 or via email. 

September 11th

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. 

Columbus Day Weekend - Purcellville Pop Up Sale

Visit this page for more information about the Purcellville Pop Up Sale, formerly known as the Town wide Tag Sale. Come find great sales throughout the community!

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 7 in 2018. The following weekend has the Holiday Lights Trolley Tours hosted by the Purcellville Parks and Recreation Advisory Board, the Christmas Parade (click here for parade entry application), the Open House at Town Hall with the Lego train, a visit with Santa and ornament workshop at the Train Station. More details are available on the Holiday and Christmas Activities Page!