Celebrate Freedom- Concert & Fireworks

Location: Chesapeake City Park, 900 City Park Drive, Chesapeake VA 23320

Time: July 3rd, 5:00-10:00pm

About: "Honor our nation's birthday with a concert from the U. S. Fleet Forces Band and a fireworks finale! 

Parks, Recreation and Tourism also brings you the best in children's activities and family entertainment: face painting, a 3-years-and-under play area, giant lawn games, inflatables and more.

FREE admission. ($5 fee for on-site parking will help us continue this great family event!) Bring lawn chairs and/or blanket (no pop-up tents permitted). Food vendors will be on site." (From their website)

An American Celebration

Location: Mount Vernon, 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Mount Vernon VA 22121

Time: July 4th, 9:00am-5:00pm

About: "Salute the first commander in chief during Mount Vernon's annual Independence Day event! Watch dazzling made-for-daytime fireworks shoot off over the Potomac River and listen to the roar of cannon fire while viewing special military re-enactments throughout the day." (From their website)

Rocketts Red Glare

Location: Rocketts Landing, 5000 Old Osbourne Turnpike, Richmond VA 23231

Time: July 4th, 8am-10pm

About: "A FREE family-friendly event, open to the public, with activities, vendors, music, food trucks, craft beer offerings and a pro beach volleyball tournament hosted by EVP Tour. Culminating with riverfront FIREWORKS on July 4th at 9 PM!" (From their website)

Kings Dominion Star Spangled Celebration

Location: 16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell, VA 23047

Time: June 30 - July 4; 10:30AM - 11:00PM

About: "Kings Dominion will be decked out in red, white, and blue this Independence Day for our Star Spangled Celebration, June 30 - July 4! Celebrate at the ultimate 4th of July event all weekend long with energetic performances from local military bands and dazzling firework shows, plus all of your favorite rides. Kings Dominion is also honoring service members by offering FREE admission to the park for active and retired military, as well as veterans with honorable or medical discharge, and discount tickets for friends and family." (From their website)

Chesterfield County Fireworks

Location: Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield

Time:  July 4th, 5:00PM- 9:00PM

About: "Celebrate Independence Day with a spectacular firework display at dark! The event, held at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds (across from L.C. Bird High School), includes an activity area for children, food vendors and special entertainment. No alcohol, glass bottles, pets or personal fireworks are allowed. Blankets or lawn chairs are recommended. Limited parking; roads leading to fairgrounds will be closed when parking lots are full. Don’t miss this fun-filled event for all ages." (From their website)

Fireworks at Dogwood Dell

Location: Dogwood Dell, 1300 Blanton Avenue, Richmond VA 23221

Time: 7:30-9:00pm

About: "Celebrate the 4th of July with music by Richmond Concert Band with Carillon bells, fireworks at Dogwood Dell. Free. Arrive early to get a seat within the Dell, bring the family. Concert begins at 7:30pm. Fireworks at dusk. Pre-Concert by the Richmond Jazz Bans at 6:30pm!" (From their website)   



Red, White and Lights

Location: Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road, Henrico VA 23231

Time: July 4th, starting at 5pm

About: "'The free event begins at 5 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, family activities, musical entertainment, and a fireworks and laser-light show finale,' Henrico County Recreation and Parks  Pam Kempf said. 'Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs and arrive early to fully enjoy the event. Children and their families will enjoy contests and games, inflatables, an obstacle course, airbrush tattoos, Jonathan Austin, Miss Sheri the Clown, and Uncle Sam on Stilts, all in the Family Fun Zone from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m.'

The Afro-funk jazz group Plunky & Oneness is scheduled to perform at 6 p.m.

The Richmond Symphony will begin at 8 p.m. " (From their website)

4th of July at Busch Gardens

Location: 1 Busch Gardens Boulevard, Williamsburg VA 23185

Time: July 3-5; fireworks at 9:30pm

About: "Watch the night sky light up with fireworks this Independence Day.

Reserve your picnic or river cruise for some of the best views in the park." (From their website)

Colonial Williamsburg

Location: 101 Visitor Center Drive, Williamsburg VA 23185

Time: 9:00AM- 10:00PM

About: "There's no better place to celebrate our nation's birth than on historic Duke of Gloucester Street. Enjoy a full day of patriotic festivities, including public readings of the Declaration of Independence, musical performances, hands-on activities for the kids, and a dazzling fireworks display to cap the evening." (From their website)