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Posted on: June 22, 2021

[ARCHIVED] News Release - Purcellville Celebrates the Return of the Hometown Independence Day Parade

PURCELLVILLE, June 22, 2021 — The Town of Purcellville is excited to welcome the community back to the annual Hometown Independence Day Parade. The parade will kick off at Noon on Saturday, July 3, 2021.  "On Independence Day weekend we have much to celebrate,” Mayor Kwasi Fraser says.   “In spite of the losses and challenges we faced as a town and nation during the pandemic, I celebrate and recognize your patience, resiliency, and unity that enabled our Town to successfully respond to the pandemic and enter into this phase of recovery and economic expansion." 

This year’s parade route has been modified, starting at Blue Ridge Middle School on East A Street, turning left onto South Maple Avenue, left onto East Main Street, and left onto South Nursery Avenue, concluding at Emerick Elementary School. Click here to view the parade map.  The following roads will be closed from approximately 11:45 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.:

  • East A Street
  • South Maple Avenue 
  • East Main Street
  • South Nursery Avenue 

 “This year not only is the celebration of the independence and birth of our nation, it is a celebration of our nation and our community coming together as one nation, one community strong to overcome one of the greatest challenges in our history,” says, Town Manager David Mekarski. “Join us this year to share with one another the burden of our loss and the joy of how far we have come; always recognizing that we are stronger standing together.”  

Join the parade! Click here to complete your online application to be in the parade.  Completed applications are due by June 25th.

For additional information, please contact Hibah Salah at  

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