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Memorial Day Celebrations in The DC Metro Area-Something for Everyone

Memorial Day Celebrations in DC AreaNational Memorial Day Parade in Washington DC
Sunday May 30th

The parade will feature a special tribute to the U.S. Marine Corps. Edith Shain, the nurse from the famous World War II "V-J Day in Times Square" kiss photograph, marching bands and floats.
Location: Begins at the corner of Constitution Avenue and 7th Streets, NW, Washington, DC and proceeds along Constitution Avenue, past the White House, ending at 17th Street
Cost: FREE

ViVa Vienna Memorial Day Festival
Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Celebrate the town of Vienna at this three-day community celebration with food, crafts, music, carnival rides and a Memorial Day tribute. The goal of the event is to raise more than $100,000 for local and international charities.
Location: Church Street, from Lawyers Road to Mill Street, Vienna.

Summer Blast Off at Wolf Trap
Sunday, May 30, 8:00 p.m. 
Enjoy a free concert by "The President's Own," the U.S. Marine Band, followed by fireworks.
Location: The Filene Center at Wolf Trap, 1645 Trap Rd. Vienna, VA
Cost: FREE

Falls Church Memorial Day Parade and Festival
Monday May 31st
Attend this community festival featuring a parade with bands, floats, military groups, businesses & civic associations, craft & food vendors, entertainment, amusement rides and pony rides. Location:
Location:  300 Park Ave. Falls Church, VA
Cost: FREE

33rd Annual Memorial Day Jazz Festival
Monday May 31st
Enjoy this musical performance by Jazz Ambassadors Dixieland Band, Joe Baione Trio, Al Williams, Larry Brown Quintet and Kaleidoscope Orchestra. No pets allowed.
Location: Fort Ward Museum and Historic Site, 4301 W. Braddock Rd. Alexandria, VA

 

No matter how you spend your Memorial Day remember to say THANK YOU to all who serve our country so we can celebrate our freedom.

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Comment balloon 12 commentsCindy Jones • May 28 2010 07:54AM

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You aren't kidding!  Lots of activities for folks to enjoy and support those in the armed forces...great post!

Posted by Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold! (RE/MAX Realty Center ) over 8 years ago

Wave those flags and support our active troops and those veterans that have served our country so well.  And lets not forget the fallen and their families that have sacrificed their lives to keep us out of harms way.

Posted by Don Spera, Serving York and Adams County, PA (CR Property Group, LLC) over 8 years ago

Kristin-and this is just a sample.  I love the small town events we have mixed in with the National ones.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 8 years ago

Don-I will be visiting Arlington National Cemetary today to say thank you to those I knew and loved.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 8 years ago

Cindy.....we visited Arlington National Cemetary when the children were young and it was amazingly breathtaking.....they want to bring their children to visit there now....

Posted by Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes" (RE/MAX Executive Realty ) over 8 years ago

Cindy....There certainly are alot of Memorial Day activities available.  It is truly a meaningful holiday and deserves celebrating.  Have a great weekend.

cosmic cow

Posted by Carra & Shae Riley, Helping people Transition at all ages! (Brokers Guild Cherry Creek Ltd) over 8 years ago

Barbara-I stopped today.  With a loved one there it is always an emotional time.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 8 years ago

Carra-but we don't have Bearazona!

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 8 years ago

There's something for everyone this weekend. Thank God for our service men and women.

Posted by Robert L. Brown, Grand Rapids Real Estate Bellabay Realty, West Mic (www.mrbrownsellsgr.com) over 8 years ago

Robert-I wholeheartedly agree.

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 8 years ago

Great post! I agree with Carra comments above! Thank God to all of our men's and woman in uniform! Happy Memorial Day to everyone!

Thanks for sharing.

Adam

Posted by Adam Malachi, QSC,CDPE,CIPS,CNE,CRB,CRS,GRI,MRE,SFR (A 2 Z Realty LLC) over 8 years ago

Adam-hope you enjoy a terrific weekend. 

Posted by Cindy Jones, Pentagon, Fort Belvoir & Quantico Real Estate News (Integrity Real Estate Group) over 8 years ago

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