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Posted on: June 9, 2023

[ARCHIVED] News Release-Apply by June 23 to be Part of Purcellville Independence Day Parade

PURCELLVILLE, Va. June 9, 2023 — The Town of Purcellville is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted to participate in the annual Purcellville Independence Day Parade.  There is no cost to participate.  The parade will kick off at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4.  Show your patriotic pride and join in America’s birthday celebration! To participate in the parade, complete the online application by Friday, June 23. Details and rules for participants are included on the application form.  

The route is close to 2.5 miles long, starting at Blue Ridge Middle School, then right onto A Street, right onto 20th Street, right onto Main Street, right onto Maple Avenue, right onto A Street, and returning to Blue Ridge Middle School. The parade route will be closed to traffic from approximately 10:40 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.   and people are not to park on streets along the parade route from Monday, July 3 at 9 p.m. through Tuesday, July 4 at 2 p.m. The Purcellville Police Department will manage closures and re-opening of roadways based on the priority of safety.

The Town of Purcellville, Virginia

“Purcellville-your small Town, where history and progress intersect and people prosper,” is an award-winning town of approximately 10,000 residents located in Loudoun County, approximately 50 miles west of Washington, DC. Having received the 2021 Virginia Municipal League Innovation Award for Environmental Sustainability and in years past, the prestigious Siemens Sustainability Award for Small Communities, Purcellville continues to be honored for innovation and green initiatives.  The Town most recently received the Tree City USA Award for the 14th consecutive year. The Town was reaffirmed as a AAA rated community by S&P Global Ratings, the highest credit rating possible, and was ranked “Safest City” in Virginia in 2020. Once a stop along the W&OD rail line, which has been converted to a multi-use trail from Alexandria, VA to Purcellville, the Town has maintained its historic old-town feel through the restoration and maintenance of its many downtown structures, reflecting the Victorian architecture popular during the early 1900s. Today, Purcellville is the economic hub of western Loudoun County and a popular weekend destination for antiquing, equestrian activities, farmer’s markets, wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants. More info at



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