Patriot Harley-Davidson®
9739 Fairfax Boulevard, Fairfax, VA 22031

Ride of the Patriots Schedule

Friday May 27th

9:00 AM-7:00 PM: Patriot Harley-Davidson® Open House

4:30 PM-5:30 PM: Riders meet at Fairfax High School for Candlelight Vigil Ride (click here for directions)

5:30 PM: Group dinner and ride to the Candlelight Vigil

saturday May 28th

8:00 AM-5:00 PM: Patriot Harley-Davidson® Open House

sunday May 29th

6:30 AM: Ride of the Patriots Staging/Line-up begins

7:20 AM: Parade begins from Captain Pell's parking lot

8:00 AM: Ride of the Patriots Ceremony:

  • Presentation of Colors by the Joint Armed Forces Color Guard
  • Welcome by Larry Larson
  • Pledge of Allegiance by Don Withrow
  • National Anthem by Fairfax High School Band
  • Retire the Colors by the Joint Armed Forces Color Guard
  • Pre-Ride Welcome to bikers, announcements, & instructions by Steve Shannon
  • Fairfax VA Chapter Harley Owners Group® Welcome by Chapter Director Jack Causa
  • City of Fairfax Welcome & Remarks
  • State of Virginia Remarks by Delegate David Bulova and State Senator Chap Peterson
  • Rolling to Remember® Address
  • Patriot Harley-Davidson® Address by Vince Sheehy, CEO of Patriot Harley-Davidson®
  • Special Guest Speaker
  • Keynote Speaker
  • Recognition of Veterans by Cliff Wilke
  • Armed Forces Medley by the Fairfax High School Band
  • Amazing Grace by the Northern Virginia Firefighter's Emerald Society Pipe Band
  • Taps by Fairfax High School Band Student Buglers

8:45 AM: Riders return to their bikes

8:55 AM: START YOUR ENGINES

9:00 AM: Launch the 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 RFK Parking Lot #8

12:00 PM Noon: Rolling to Remember, RFK Stadium, Washington DC

monday May 30th

10:00 AM -6:00 PM: Patriot Harley-Davidson® Open House

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM: 41st Annual Falls Church City Memorial Day Parade & Festivities - FHOG Boss Hog John Boaz

  • 12:00 PM: Depart Patriot Harley-Davidson® 
  • 1:00 PM: Line up in Falls Church
  • 2:00 PM: Falls Church Parade Starts
  • 3:00 PM: Event ends