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Dale City 4th of July Parade

Dale City 4th of July parade 2018

Photos by Mark Gilvey | Mark Gilvey Creative The 47th annual Dale City Independence Day Parade, sponsored by the Dale City Civic Association, was held this morning. Spectators lined Dale Boulevard to watch the parade and the participating scout troops, churches, politicians, performing arts groups and other groups from throughout the area.  

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Fourth of July Safety

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Provided by Prince William County Police The Prince William County Fire Marshal’s Office offers these safety tips in an effort to assist residents in preparation for the Fourth of July and additional festivities held throughout the summer: Fireworks should only be used under adult supervision. Fireworks should only be used outdoors on a driveway, sidewalk or other fire-resistant surface. Remember, fires are …

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Oh Say Can You See…Where to Catch the Area’s Best Fourth of July Fireworks

By Marianne Weaver From sea to shining sea, as the sun sets on the Fourth of July, both young and old will cast their attention skyward to witness the explosions of color celebrating the birthday of the United States of America. Residents of Prince William don’t have to travel too far to catch spectacular fireworks displays. Historic Downtown Manassas The city of Manassas and …

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What’s Your Favorite Place to Watch Fireworks?

Fireworks and American Independence Day celebrations go together like apple pie and ice cream. Even though fireworks were invented in China in the ninth century during the Tang Dynasty, watching fireworks on the day that we celebrate our independence from the British is an American rite of passage. Everyone has a favorite type of firework or place to see them. I’ve lived in this area …

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Safely Celebrate 4th of July

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Leading up to the Fourth of July and throughout the summer, consumers purchase fireworks to make a special holiday even more memorable. Rarely do we consider these pleasing effects as being harmful, much less deadly; yet fireworks are one of the biggest fire dangers to life and property. There are more reported fires on the 4th of July than on any other day of …

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Special Fathers Day Brunch at National Museum of the Marine Corps

Tun Tavern restaurant at the National Museum of the Marine Corps will host a special brunch for Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, starting at 10:00 a. m. Throughout the day, Museum visitors can participate in a variety of activities focused on robotics – simple robots, robotics in the Marine Corps and robotic-themed projects. Reservations for Father’s Day Brunch are required; …

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County Collects Tattered Flags for Ceremonial Retirement

Provided by Roger LeBlanc, Prince William County Solid Waste Division Flag Day is celebrated in the United States on June 14 to mark the anniversary of the adopting “the Stars and Stripes” as the nation’s official flag. County residents have the opportunity to observe the holiday by retiring old or tattered American flags at the Prince William County Landfill any …

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National Fireworks Safety Month

It’s the beginning of June, and there excitement and anticipation of summertime activities in the air. Part of that excitement is fireworks. Annually, healthcare practitioners and public safety officials warn consumers about the dangers of fireworks that can result in injury, death and destruction of property; they emphasize the best and safe way to enjoy fireworks is to attend a professional fireworks show. But each …

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June Events in Greater Prince William

Summer is here and there are a variety of events you can find throughout the region to enjoy! Events include concerts, festivals and family friendly events for the community. For more events in Prince William, click here. Need a hotel? Click here. Father’s Day Events (June 17):  Potomac Nationals Game vs BC Astros (Woodbridge) Father’s Day is about fathers, family, …

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Flags for Heroes Coming to Haymarket Park Memorial Day Weekend

Haymarket, VA– When you see a field of American flags whipping in the wind, it can truly be a breathtaking sight. This Memorial Day, you will witness that view at Haymarket Park for the Gainesville Haymarket Rotary’s first annual Flags for Heroes event. Flags for Heroes acknowledges those who put their lives on the line for others, including military members, …

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