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Posted on: July 20, 2023

[ARCHIVED] News Release - NATIONAL NIGHT OUT: TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2023 An Evening outside with Neighbors and Law



An Evening outside with Neighbors and Law Enforcement




PURCELLVILLE, Va. July 20, 2023 —On August 1, 2023, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., neighbors throughout Purcellville and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on their front porch lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and law enforcement. 


Each year the Purcellville Police Department, and other local first responders caravan through town stopping in 3-4 neighborhoods that are hosting block parties, cookouts, or ice cream socials. Key stops include Giant parking lot at 5:30 pm for lineup and a free picnic, Purcellville Library at 7:00 pm for games and activities, and Loudoun Valley Community Center for an Ice Cream Social at 8:00 pm. All Purcellville neighbors are invited to join us at the three key stops along the National Night Out tour route. 


NNO is an annual community-building campaign that promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live and work. Together, we are making that happen. 


The Town of Purcellville, Virginia

“Purcellville-your small Town, where history and progress intersect and people prosper,” is an award-winning town of over 10,000 residents located in Loudoun County, approximately 50 miles west of Washington, DC. Having received the prestigious Siemens Sustainability Award for Small Communities, Purcellville continues to be honored for its green initiatives with most recently being the Tree City USA recipient for the 13th year. The Town was reaffirmed as a AAA rated community by S&P Global Ratings, the highest credit rating possible, and is 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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