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2017 Schedule

Time Activity
Friday — May 26th (Store hours: 10 am - 7 pm)
10:00 am -7:00 pm Patriot Harley-Davidson Open House
4:30-5:30 pm Riders meet at Fairfax High School (Map) for Candlelight Vigil Ride
5:30 pm Ride to the Candlelight Vigil
 
Saturday — May 27th (Store hours: 9 am - 6 pm)
9:00 am-6:00 pm Patriot Harley-Davidson Open House (Map)
 
Sunday — May 28th (Store hours: 7 am - 8 am and 10 am - 4 pm)
6:30 am Ride of the Patriots Staging/Line-up begins
7:30 am Parade begins from Captain Pell's Parking Lot
8:05 am Ride of the Patriots Ceremony
Presentation of Colors Armed Forces Color Guard
Pledge of Allegiance Larry Larson
National Anthem Fairfax HS Band
Retire the Colors Armed Forces Color Guard
Pre-ride Welcome to Bikers, Announcements, Instructions Don Withrow
Fairfax VA Chapter Harley Owners Group® Welcome Cliff Wilke, Chapter Director
City of Fairfax Welcome/Remarks Mayor David Meyer
State of Virginia Remarks Delegate David Bulova
State of Virginia Remarks State Senator Chap Peterson
U.S. Congress Remarks Congressman Gerry Connolly
Rolling Thunder Address Les Evans, Chairman RT VA 3
Patriot Harley-Davidson® Welcome Vince Sheehy - CEO - Patriot Harley-Davidson®
Keynote Speaker LTC Jonathan Veliska, U.S. Army
Recognition of Veterans Don Withrow
Armed Forces Medley Fairfax High School Band
Amazing Grace Northern Virginia Firefighter’s Emerald Society Pipe Band
Taps Sara Young & Ben Cano
8:45 am Riders return to bikes
8:55 am START YOUR ENGINES
9:00 am Launch Ride of the Patriots
Police escort led by Fairfax County Motor Squad and supported by Fairfax County Sheriff, City of Fairfax and Arlington County Motor Squads.
10:00 am Arrive at Pentagon Parking Lot
12:00 Noon Rolling Thunder, Washington, D.C.
 
Monday — May 29th (Store hours: 10 am - 6 pm)
30th Annual Falls Church City Memorial Day Parade & Festivities
12:00 Noon Depart Patriot H-D
1:00 pm Line up
2:00 pm Parade starts
3:00 pm Event end