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REMINDER- ROAD CLOSURES ON 7/4/23 FOR PARADE
PURCELLVILLE, Va., June 29, 2023 — Reminder, the Purcellville Annual Independence Day Parade will be held on Tuesday, July 4, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. Please see the information below regarding the route and road closures to plan accordingly.
The Independence Day Parade will start and finish at Blue Ridge Middle School (551 East A Street, Purcellville), making a loop. The route is below:
- Blue Ridge Middle School
- Right on A Street
- Right on 20th Street
- Right on Main Street
- Right on Maple Avenue
- Right on A Street
- Right at Blue Ridge Middle School
Please do not park on the streets along the parade route
from Monday, July 3 at 9:00 p.m. through Tuesday, July 4 at 2 p.m.
For safety reasons, cars parked along the parade route are subject to towing.
Road Closures for the Parade
The roads listed below will be closed from 10:30 a.m. and remain closed until the parade concludes at approximately 1:00 p.m. Times are subject to change due to inclement weather or other unexpected circumstances.
- A Street from 20th Street to Maple Avenue
- Maple Avenue from A Street to Main Street
- Main Street from Maple Avenue to 20th Street
- 20th Street from Main Street to A Street
There will be some rolling road closures as the parade passes through; the primary concern is the safety of spectators and parade participants. The Purcellville Police Department places the highest priority on safety and it is law enforcement who will manage closures and re-opening of roadways based on 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 www.purcellvilleva.gov.