June 25, 2018
Warrenton patriotic event takes place Friday, June 29
File photo/Cassandra Brown
Citizens can hop inside four helicopters and several military, fire and rescue vehicles at Warrenton Town Limits on Friday.
The fourth annual Warrenton Town Limits, a patriotic community event, takes place 3 to 10 p.m. Friday, June 29.
The free event, held at the Warrenton Aquatic and Recreation Facility, 800 Waterloo Road, features a family-friendly atmosphere.
Warrenton’s recreation department hosts the event. Gates open at 3 p.m.
Activities include music; food trucks; five helicopters, a hot air balloon and several military vehicles on display; children’s activities; contests; 62 vendors; open swim and fitness classes at the WARF and a skydiver.
Eleven restaurants will serve food on site.
The event culminates with a huge, 20-minute fireworks display at dusk.
Last year about 10,000 citizens attended.
Parking available at Fauquier High School, Warrenton Middle School and in public parking lots in Old Town Warrenton.
A free shuttle service will run every 15 minutes from Warrenton Middle School and the Main Street Post office to the WARF from 5:30 to 10:30 p.m.
For more information, click here.
• 3 p.m. Gates open.
• 4 p.m. Vendors open.
• 4 to 8 p.m. Free swim at the WARF.
• 9:15/dusk Fireworks.
Jim Griffin · June 29, 2018 at 9:52 am
Relax! It's their event. Let them call it what they will. Enjoy, laugh, visit, eat, drink, be merry. The secret to life is enjoying the passage of time (I stole that from a song!).
Rover 530 · June 25, 2018 at 9:40 pm
Probably since it's being held on June 29th and not July 4th.
AngryBob · June 25, 2018 at 1:17 pm
"Patriotic Event"? Is it now too politically incorrect to say "Independence Day"?
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