Calendar of Fireworks Shows in Virginia
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Independence Day Fireworks in Virginia!
Virginia 4th of July Fireworks 2017
I will post other updates as they become available, so check back often. To look
up 4th of July Fireworks in other states, please visit
www.exploresouthernhistory.
com/fireworks.


July 4, 2017


Alexandria/Arlington

Several places in Alexandria and Arlington offer great view of the fireworks on
the National Mall in Washington, D.C. A favorite spot is the Air Force Memorial
at One Air Force Memorial Drive, Arlington, VA (located off Columbia Pike near
VA 244).


Ashland

Fourth of July Celebration*
Lithia Park
Ashland, Virginia
10:00 a.m.        Parade
Afternoon/Evening        Events, food, fun.
Dark                   Fireworks


Blacksburg

Independence Day Festivities*
Blacksburg Community Center
Patrick Henry Drive
Blacksburg, Virginia
2:00 p.m.         Parade (Downtown)
6:00 p.m.         Live Music Begins
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks


Bristol

Independence Day Celebration*
Cumberland Square Park
Bristol, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Food, fun, activities & Entertainment
10:00 p.m.      Fireworks


Brookneal

Independence Day Celebration*
Red Hill – Patrick Henry National Memorial
1250 Red Hill Rd.
Brookneal, Virginia
3:00 p.m.         Entertainment, Living History, Food, Activities and More
Dark                Fireworks


Buchanan

Fourth of July Carnival*
Buchanan Town Park
485 Lowe Street
Buchanan, Virginia
5:00 p.m.        Parade
6:30 p.m.        Events begin
Dark                Fireworks
(Carnival runs June 29-July 8, except for Sunday July 2)


Cape Charles

Old Fashioned 4th of July Fire Truck Parade & Fireworks*
Cape Charles
Beachfront
Cape Charles, Virginia
All Day            Fire truck parade, Activities, Beach Volleyball, Food, More
Dark                Fireworks


Charlottesville

Patriotism in the Park*
McIntire Park
Rt. 50 Bypass (East of Town)
Charlottesville, Virginia
6 p.m. – Gates Open for Live Music, Kids Zone, Food & Fun
9:05 p.m. – National Anthem
9:08 p.m. – Fireworks
(Park for Free at Charlottesville High School Parking Lot)


Chesterfield

4th of July Celebration*
Chesterfield County Fairgrounds
10300 Courthouse Rd.
Chesterfield, Virginia
Evening           Entertainment, Activities for Kids
Dark                Fireworks
(Bring your Blankets or Lawn Chairs!)


Christiansburg

Annual 4th of July Celebration*
Main Street & Christiansburg High School football field
10:00 a.m.        Downtown festival on Main Street
8:30 p.m.          Gates open at Christiansburg H.S. Stadium
9:15 p.m.           Fireworks at high school stadium


Clifton Forge

Stars and Stripes Celebration*
Masonic Amphitheatre
Clifton Forge, Virginia
11:00 a.m.       Parade (Downtown)
5:30 p.m.         Food, Fun, Live Music and More
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks


Colonial Heights

Colonial Heights Fireworks*
116 Southgate Sq.
Colonial Heights, Virginia
9:15 p.m.         Fireworks
FREE


Culpeper

Independence Day Celebration*
Downtown Culpepper
Culpepper, VA
Afternoon       Car Show, Battle of the Bands, Games, Food
Dark                Fireworks


Danville

4th of July FIreworks*
Carrington Pavilion
667 Craghead St.
Danville, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Fun, entertainment, food & more.
Dark                Fireworks


Doswell

Kings Dominion Independence Day Celebration*
Kings Dominion
16000 Theme Park Way
Doswell, Virginia
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks
For Prices:       
www.kingsdominion.com


Fairfax

Independence Day Evening Show*
Fairfax High School
Fairfax, Virginia
10 a.m. – Independence Day Parade through Downtown Fairfax
7 p.m. – Musical Entertainment begins at Fairfax High School
Dark – Fireworks at Fairfax High School
Falls Church


Falls Church

Fourth of July Festivities*
George Mason High School
7124 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, Virginia
7 p.m. – Festivities begin
9:20 p.m. – Fireworks


Falmouth

Heritage Festivalt & Fireworks (Not yet confirmed for 2017)
John Lee Pratt Memorial Park
120 River Road
Falmouth, Virginia
All Day            Events, food and fun.
Dark                Fireworks


Fincastle

Fincastle 4th of July Fireworks*
Breckinridge Elementary School
Fincastle, Virginia
9:00 p.m.        Fireworks
FREE


Floyd

4th of July Celebration*
Floyd County High School Baseball Field
721 Baker St.
Floyd, Virginia
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks


Fort Lee

Fourth at the Fort*
Williams Stadium
4306 Lee Avenue
Fort Lee, Virginia
5:00 p.m.        Activities, food & fun.
9:35 p.m.        Fireworks


Fort Monroe

Fourth at the Fort*
Fort Monroe
Hampton, Virginia
6:30 p.m.        Music and more
Dark                Fireworks


Fredericksburg

Heritage Festival & 4th of July Fireworks*
John Lee Pratt Memorial Park
120 River Rd.
Fredericksburg, Virginia
10:00 a.m.       Festival of the Streets on Sophia Street Downtown.
4:30 p.m.         John Lee Pratt Memorial Park opens
5:30 p.m.         Live Music begins
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks


Glen Allen

Red, White and Lights*
Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park
3400 Mountain Rd
Glen Allen, Virginia
4:30 p.m.        Activities, food and fun
Dark                Fireworks


Gloucester Point

4th of July Fireworks*
Gloucester Point Beach
1255 Greate Rd.
Gloucester Point, Virginia
Dark                Fireworks


Goochland

Goochland County Fireworks*
Goochland Sports Complex
1800 Sandy Hook Rd.
Goochland, VA
9:00 p.m.         Fireworks
FREE


Great Falls

4th of July Hometown Celebration*
Downtown & Turner Farm Park
Great Falls, Virginia
10:00 a.m.        Parade (Downtown)
After Parade      Games, music & fun (Downtown)
Evening              Music, games, contests, food trucks.
Dark                     Fireworks


Harrisonburg

4th of July Festival*
Along Main Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia
8:00 a.m.        Events begin.
2:30 p.m.         Classic Car Cruise, Parade, Music, Activities, Food & More
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks over Court Square and Turner Pavilion Park


Herndon

Herndon 4th of July*
Bready Park
Herndon, Virginia
630 p.m.         Activities, Music, Fun, Food
9:30 p.m.          Fireworks


Hillsville

Fourth of July Celebration
Historic Hillsville Downtown and VFW Post 1115
410 N. Main St.
Hillsville, VA
4:00 p.m.         Parade
5:00 p.m.         Hotdogs, Music, Games at VFW Post 1115
8:00 p.m.         Watermelon
Dark                Fireworks


Hot Springs

4th of July Cookout, Concert & Fireworks*
The Omni Homestead
7696 Sam Snead Highway
Hot Springs, Virginia
Evening        Twilight Shooting Tournament, petting zoo, stargazing & more.
Dark              Fireworks


Lebanon

Lebanon Independence Day Celebration*
Lebanon Middle School
53 George Ben Whited Ave.
Lebanon, VA
10:30 a.m.        Parade (Downtown)
11:45 a.m.        Flag Raising
12 Noon          Festival, Food, Exhibits and More
9:30 p.m.           Fireworks


Leesburg

Independence Day Celebration*
Ida Lee Park
60 Ida Lee Dr., NW
Leesburg, Virginia
10:00 a.m.       Parade (Down King Street)
6:00 p.m.         Gates Open for Food, Music, Entertainment
Dark                Fireworks


Lexington

July 4th Fireworks and Festival* (Details not yet available for 2017)
Virginia Military Institute
Parade Ground
Letcher Ave.
Lexington, Virginia
Noon                Activities begin
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks
(Bring your Lawn Chairs or Blankets!)
Free (Fees for some activities)


Manassas

Celebrate America*
Historic Old Town Mansassas
Manassas, Virginia
4:00 p.m.         Music, Food and More
9:15 p.m.         Fireworks (Best Seats on Manassas Museum Lawn)


Manassas Park (City)

July 4th Celebration*
Signal Hill Park
9300 Signal View Dr.
Manasssas Park, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Gates open for food, fun, entertainment.
Dark                Fireworks
Parking            $5 per car
(Free shuttles run from VRE and City Hall)


McLean

Fourth of July Festivities*
Churchill Road Elementary School
McLean, Virginia
6:00 p.m.         Grounds open for music, food and fun.
9:15 p.m.          Fireworks


Middleburg

Independence Day Celebration*
Middleburg Community Center
300 W. Washington St.
Middleburg, Virginia
11:00 a.m.       Activities, Music, Food.
Dark                Fireworks


4th of July Fireworks at Salamander Resort & Spa*
Salamander Resort & Spa
500 N Pendleton Street
Middleburg, Virginia
4 p.m.                Music, food and fun
Dark                  Fireworks
Admission


Middletown

Fourth of July Celebration*
Middletown Town Park
Senseney Ave & Second St.
Middletown, Virginia
2:00 p.m.        Entertainment in the Park
5:00 p.m.         Parade (Main & Church Streets)
Evening           Carriage Rides, Live Music, Games, Food
Dark                Fireworks


Narrows

Annual Narrows Homecoming Festival & 4th of July Celebration*
Narrows Town Park
Route 61, Park Drive
Narrows, Virginia
10 a.m.         Day of activities, food and fun.
Dark                Fireworks


Newport News*

4th of July Stars in the Sky*
Victory Landing Park & James River
Newport News, Virginia
7:00 p.m.        Event begins
Dark                Fireworks


Norfolk

Great American Picnic & Fireworks*
Waterside Drive
Norfolk, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Food, fun & more.
Dark                Fireworks


Portsmouth

Independence Day Fireworks*
Town Point Park and along the Seawall
Portsmouth, Virginia
9:00 p.m.        Fireworks


Purcelville

Independence Day at Franklin Park*
Franklin Park
Purcelville, Virginia
2:00 p.m.        Parking opens, food vendors.
5:00 p.m.        Live music begins.
9:15 p.m.        Fireworks
Admission:        $10 per carload.


Radford

Spirit of America*
Bisset Park
23 Berkley Williams Dr.
Radford, Virginia
2:00 p.m.         Games, Inflatables, contests, activities, live music & more.
Dark        .       Fireworks


Richmond

Dogwood Dell Fourth of July Celebration*
Byrd Park
1300 Blanton Avenue
Richmond, Virginia
5:30 p.m.        Events begin with music.
Dark                Fireworks       

Baseball and Fireworks*
The Diamond
3001 North Blvd
Richmond, Virginia
6:35 p.m. p.m.              Richmond Flying Squirrels Baseball!
After game                     Fireworks


Roanoke

Fireworks on the Fourth*
Rivers Edge Sports Complex
Wiley Dr.
Roanoke, Virginia
5:00 p.m.         Family Activities, Live Music and More
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks


Salem

Salem Fair*
Salem Civic Center
Salem, Virginia
12 Noon        Gates open for fun.
9:30 p.m.        Fireworsk


Sperryville

Rappahannock County 4th of July Celebration*
Thornton Hill Race Course
4137 Sperryville Pike
Sperryville, Virginia
1:00 p.m.       Family Fun, Live Music, Food, Displays
Dark                Fireworks
Admission for Fireworks:        $25 per vehicle


Stephens City

Forth of July at Sherando Park*
200 Lakeview Circle
Stephens City, Virginia
All Day        Park and Pool open.
6:30 p.m.     Main gates close
Dusk          Fireworks
Free admission at Parking at Sherando High School.


Stuart

FIreworks on the Fourth of July*
DeHart Park
Stuart, Virginia
Dark                Fireworks


Suffolk

Stars & Stripes Spectacular*
Constant's Wharf Park
100 East Constance Road
Suffolk, Virginia
5:30p.m.        Events, food & fun.
Dark               Fireworks'


Syria

4th of July Fireworks*
Graves Mountain Lodge
205 Graves Mountain Lane
Syria, Virginia
4:00 p.m.        Food and Fun
Dark                Fireworks
Free Admission


Tazewell

Independence Day Celebration*
167 Cosby Blvd
Tazewell, Virginia
5:30 p.m.                Activities begin
Dark                        Fireworks


Vienna

Fourth of July Festivities*
Vienna Community Center
120 Cherry St.
Vienna, Virginia
4:00 p.m.        Food and fun at Yeonas Park
9:10 p.m.         Fireworks at Southside Park on Ross Drive
FREE


Vinton

Fourth of July Celebration*
Vinton War Memorial Grounds
814 Washington Avenue
Vinton, Virginia
6:00 p.m.         Activities for Kids, Food and More
9:30 p.m.         Fireworks


Virginia Beach

Stars & Stripes Explosion*
Virginia Beach Oceanfront
On the beach at 20th and in the 17th, 24th & 31st St Parks
7:30 pm.      Concerts and more!
Dark                                Fireworks


4th of July Fireworks at Sandbridge Beach*
Sand Bend Road
Virginia Beach, Virginia
Boat parade
Dark        Fireworks


July 4th Celebration at Mount Trashmore*
Mount Trashmore Park
310 Edwin Drive
Virginia Beach, Virginia
4:00 p.m.        Live music, food & fun.
Dark                Fireworks
Admission:        Parking fee of $5.
(In the event of severe weather, fireworks will be held on July 5)


Williamsburg

Independence Day Celebration*
Market Square North
103 East Duke of Gloucester Street
Williamsburg, Virginia
5:00 p.m.         Celebration begins
8:00 p.m.         Virginia Symphony Orchestra on Palace Green
9:20 p.m.         Fireworks (Visible from Market Square and Palace Green)
(Free Parking at Colonial Williamsburg Visitor Center, Shuttles Available)


Busch Gardens 4th of July Fireworks*
Busch Gardens
Williamsburg, Virginia
9:30 p.m.        Fireworks
Admission charged.


Woodbridge

Potomac Nationals Annual Fireworks Show*
Pfitzner Stadium
Woodbridge, Virginia
Evening        Potomac Nationals Baseball
Dark              Fireworks
Admission charged.


Wytheville

4th of July Celebration Downtown Wytheville*
Downtown & Elizabeth Brown Park
Wytheville, VA
All Day        Dickie Boyle's Memorial Classic Car Cruise In, live music, food & fun.
6:45 p.m.    After Hours concert at Elizabeth Brown Park.
Dark            Fireworks (Elizabeth Brown Park)
FREE


Yorktown

2017 Yorktown 4th of July*
Water Street & Riverwalk Landing
Yorktown, VA
9:00 a.m.         Patriotic Parade
7:00 p.m.         Bell Ringing Ceremony
8:00 p.m.         Entertainment
9:15 p.m.         Fireworks over the York River
Free


July 8, 2017


Alexandria

Alexandria and USA Birthday Celebration*
Potomac waterfront at Oronoco Bay Park
Alexandria, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Live music by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra, cannon firing
        food trucks, birthday cake.
Dark                Fireworks
FREE


To check schedules of 4th of July Fireworks in other Southern states, please visit
www.exploresouthernhistory.com/fireworks.


THESE EVENTS HAVE PASSED FOR 2017:


June 30, 2017


Mount Vernon

Independence Day at George Washington's Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
Mount Vernon, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Colonial fun, visit Washington's Tomb at night.
Dark                Fireworks
(Event takes place both June 30 & July 1)


Rocky Mount

4th of July Rotary Club's Independence Day Festival*
Franklin County High School
Rocky Mount, Virginia
5:00 p.m.        Live music, food, inflatables, games, activities and more.
Dark                Fireworks


Warrenton

Warrenton Town Limits*
Wharf and on Surrounding Fields
Warrenton, Virginia
4:00 p.m.        Family fun with inflatables, swimming food, music, petting zoo &
more.
Dark                Fireworks


July 1, 2017


Appomattox

July 1st Celebration*
Appomattox County High School
Appomattox, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Music, guest speakers & more. Desmond T. Doss, Jr, son of
Desmond T Doss, the hero of the movie "Hacksaw Ridge" will
speak." A documentary on his father's life will also be shown.
Dark                Fireworks


Basye

BryceFest*
Bryce Resort (Slope-side)
1982 Fairway Drive
Basye, Virginia
12 noon       Activities
Dark            Fireworks


Chincoteague Island

Volunteer Fireman's Carnival & Fireworks Display*
Carnival Grounds
Chincoteague Island, Virginia
10:00 p.m.            Fireworks


Crozet

Crozet Indpendence Day*
Claudius Crozet Perk
1075 Claudius Crozet Park
Crozet, Virginia
5 p.m.        Parade on Crozet Avenue followed by live music and more in the park.
9:30 p.m.        Fireworks



Front Royal

Community Family July 1 Celebration & Fireworks*
600 4-H Center Drive
Front Royal, Virginia
4:00 p.m.        Food trucks, music & more.
Dark                Fireworks


Honaker

Gospel Music Event & Independence Celebration*
Behind Pizza Plus
Route 67/Swords Creek Road
Honaker, VA
3:00 p.m.        SInging begins (plus vendors and concessions)
10:00 p.m.      Fireworks

Lorton

Fireworks at the Workhouse*
Workhouse Arts Center
9601 Ox Road
Lorton, Virginia
5:30 p.m.       Music and more
Dark          Fireworks
Parking Fee fee charged


Mount Vernon

Independence Day at George Washington's Mount Vernon
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy
Mount Vernon, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Colonial fun, visit Washington's Tomb at night.
Dark                Fireworks
(Event takes place both June 30 & July 1)


Pembroke

Fireworks Celebration at Mountain Lake Lodge*
115 Hotel Circle
Pembroke, Viriginia
5:30 p.m.        Events, bbq dinner, entertainment, more.
Dark                Fireworks
Free event (blankets and chairs encouraged).


Reston

Lake Fairfax Fireworks Spectacular*
Lake Fairfax Park
1400 Lake Fairfax Drive
All Day              Events, activities, music, food & fun.
9:15 p.m.         Fireworks


Spotsylvania

Spotsylvania Stars and Stripes Spectacular*
Spotsylvania Courthouse Village
910 Battlefield Road
Spotsylvania, Virginia 22553
3:00 p.m.        Music, food and fun.
Dark                Fireworks
Shuttle bus service from nearby locations is being offered.
FREE


The Plains

4th of July at Great Meadow*
Equestrian and Field Event Center
5089 Old Tavern Rd.
The Plains, Virginia
4:00 p.m.         Displays, Fun, Music, Food
Dark                Fireworks
Admission       $40 per vehicle.


July 2, 2017


Abingdon

Abingdon's Independence Day Extravaganza*
Abingdon Market Pavilion
Abingdon, VA
July 1
4:00 p..m.        Food, fun, entertainment and more.
9:45 p.m.         Fireworks


Huddleston

Smith Mountain Lake Fireworks Display*
Parkway Marina
16918 Smith Mountain Lake Pkwy
Huddleston, Virginia
Afternoon/Evening        Fun, live music, food.
Dark                                 Fireworks


Urbanna

Fireworks at Upton's Point*
Town of Urbanna, Virginia
Evening        Activities at Urbanna Creek Marina
Dark              Fireworks (view by boat or from docks)


July 3, 2017


Chesapeake

Celebrate Freedom*
Chesapeake City Park
900 Greenbrier Parkway
Chesapeake, Virginia
5 p.m.         Live Music, fun and more
Dark                Fireworks


Damascus

Damascus Independence Day Celebration*
Damascus Town Park
208 West Laurel Avenue
Damascus, Virginia
6:00 p.m.        Food, fun and more
Dark                Fireworks


Lovettsville

Independence Day Celebration*
Lovettsville Community Center
57 E. Broad Way
Lovettsville, Virginia
4:30 p.m.      Events, food, activities & more
Dark               Fireworks


McGaheysville

Summer Jam at Massanutten*
Massanutten Resort
4614 Massanutten Drive
McGayeysville, Virginia
5:30 p.m.        Live music begins
Dark                Fireworks
Admission:        $20


Ridgeway

Celebration at Martinsville Speedway*
340 Speedway Rd
Ridgeway, VA
3:00 p.m.        Carnival Rides
6:30 p.m.        Live Music
Dark                  Fireworks


South Hill

Picnic in the Park*
Parker Park
End of Halifax St.
South Hill, Virginia
Evening           Food, Music, Fun
Dark                Fireworks


Winchester

Rockin' Independence Eve*
Old Town Mall
811 South Loudoun Street
Winchester, Virginia
5:00 p.m.        Music, food, fun.
9:15 p.m.        Fireworks


Wintergreen

Fourth of July at Wintergreen Resort*
Wintergreen Resort
11 Grassy Ridge Rd
Wintergreen, VA
All Day            Events, Chairlift Rides, Block Party, Live Music, Games
9:30 p.m.               Fireworks
(Bring a sweater! Evening hours can be a little cool).
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Updated: July 4, 2017
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