The 55th annual Independence Day parade will be celebrated this year on July 3rd. The parade steps off at 10:00 am at 4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, rain or shine. The parade loops around downtown Fairfax, along Chain Bridge Road, Main Street, University Drive and Armstrong Street. Among the entries in this year’s parade are nine high school marching bands as well as many large inflatable parade balloons, floats and clowns.
The Evening Show will be on July 4. Enjoy music and dancing during the Evening Show at 6:30 pm at Fairfax High School (3501 Lion Run). Due to COVID restrictions, no children's activities will be held this year. On-stage entertainment begins at 6:30 pm with a spectacular fireworks display that follows. The rain date for the fireworks only is July 5. Items that may puncture the synthetic turf, smoking, alcohol and animals (except service animals) are not permitted on the football field.