Events in Great Falls, Virginia
Events are produced and organized by the Celebrate Great Falls Foundation. If you are interested in learning more about the events, dates, sponsorship, or entertaining, please visit the Celebrate Great Falls website. The Farmer’s Market is organized by the Great Falls Community Farmers Market.
Date(s): Sundays in June, July, and August.
Come out with your picnic baskets and chairs for entertaining evenings of live, free music on Sundays in the summertime.
Date: July 4, 2015
The day begins with the annual 5K Walk/Run through our local trails – starting and ending at the Freedom Memorial on the Library grounds. INOVA Blood Drive is held at Great Falls Volunteer Fire Department. Then attend the Little Patriot Parade at the Village Centre Green. Main Parade begins at the Great Falls Village Centre — See the floats, horses, antique cars and pets making a loop in the Main Parade. Then enjoy burgers, dogs and snow-cones along with music, field games and festivities on the Village Centre Green with your Great Falls neighbors.
Date(s): Every Saturday morning 6:00am – 9:00am
At Katie’s Coffee House, antique, classic, and new cars are on display. Enjoy your morning coffee with car owners, neighbors, and friends.
Date: October 31, 2015
The Spooktacular provides younger children with a central, convenient place in Great Falls to have fun “trick or treating”. Great Falls vendors offer candy around the Village Green. Pets, on leashes, are welcome to join in the Pet Parade — dressed up in a favorite costume.
Date(s): December 2015
Santa & Mrs. Claus arrive in an antique fire truck to light the Christmas Tree then meet all children who wish to share their holiday wishes.. Choruses from local schools, a petting zoo, pony rides, sing-a-longs, and a live nativity provides holiday fun for the whole family.
Date(s): Every Saturday morning year round.
Every Saturday Morning Year-Round (9:00 am – 1:00 pm). Produce and products from local farmers, craftspeople, and vendors. Through the end of March 2015: Great Falls Grange, 9818 Georgetown Pike, Handicap-Accessible. Summer Location (April 4 – November 28, 2015): 778 Walker Road Parking Lot, Next to Wells Fargo Bank; There is a parking lot next to the Wells Fargo Bank.
Annual Art Fest and Concert on the Green
Dates: May 30th and 31st, 2015
Join us at the Great Falls Village Centre Green for the Annual Art Fest as well as the kick off of the Concerts on the Green concert series.
ANNUAL ART FEST: Saturday, May 30th: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm. Sunday, May 31st 11:00 am – 8:00 pm. Local artists will be displaying and demonstrating their art under two large tents near the back of the Village Centre Green.
CONCERT ON THE GREEN: Sunday, May 31st: 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Performance by Mike Terpak Blues Explosion. Bring a picnic and some lawn chairs to enjoy the concert.