2018 July 4th Fireworks Schedule

 

July 4

Coastal Virginia

Chesapeake South Norfolk Parade and Picnic in the Park. Lakeside Park, 1441 Bainbridge Blvd. Parade starts at 10 a.m., from 1101 Chesapeake Ave. to the park; picnic is 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. 757-839-0383, www. southnorfolkcivicleague.com.

Hampton Fourth at the Fort. 20 Ingalls Road, Fort Monroe. A flag ceremony at 10 a.m. starts the day, which includes family fun, a concert by the Air Force Heritage of America “Blue Aces” Ensemble from Langley Air Force Base at 7 p.m., and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Free. 757-637-7778, www. fmauthority.com.

Newport News Fourth of July Stars in the Sky. Victory Landing Park, 50 23rd St., at the James River. Starts at 7 p.m. with kids rides and activities, music by the Tomcats Dixieland Band and Tidewater Drive Band and food vendors. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free. 757-926-1400, www.nnparks.com.

Norfolk 36th annual Fourth of July Great American Picnic and Fireworks, Town Point Park. Food vendors; entertainment includes the United States Fleet Forces Band. Event starts at 5 p.m.; fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free. www. festevents.org.

Suffolk Stars and Stripes Spectacular. Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, 110 E. Constance Road. The fireworks begin at 9 p.m.,  Free shuttles will run from the First Baptist Church, Godwin Courts and City Hall parking lots beginning at 5:15 p.m. 757-514-7267, www.suffolk-fun.com.

Virginia Beach July Fourth Celebration. Mount Trashmore Park, 310 Edwin Drive.  Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.  Note: Limited on-site parking, $10. Edwin Drive between Independence Boulevard and South Boulevard may close. Expect delays. 4 to 10 p.m. Free event. www.vbgov.com.

Stars & Stripes Explosion. Free music at the Oceanfront at the 17th Street (7 p.m.), 24th Street (7:30 p.m.) and 31st Street (7 p.m.) stages. Fireworks at 9:30. Free. www.beachstreetusa.com.

Williamsburg Busch Gardens. 1 Busch Gardens Blvd. Regular admission. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 757-229-4386, buschgardens.com/williamsburg/events.

Colonial Williamsburg.  “Lights of Freedom: A Fourth of July Procession and Fireworks” at 9 p.m.  Premium seating on the Palace Green is being sold for the fireworks, but they can be viewed from the area for free, as well as from Market Square and the lawn of the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg. www.colonial williamsburg.com.

Festivities in the city begin with an 8K run and 5K walk at 8 a.m., a parade at 9 , a bell-ringing ceremony at 7 p.m., a swing concert at 8 p.m. and fireworks around 9 p.m. www.yorkcounty.gov.

The Outer Banks

Corolla Independence Day Celebration, 3 -9 p.m. Historic Corolla Park, 1100 Club Road, Corolla. www.visit currituck.com, 252-435-2947.

Kill Devil Hills Fireworks Show. 8 p.m. on the Avalon Fishing Pier, milepost 6 on 2111 N. Virginia Dare Trail. www.kdhnc.com/610/special-events.

Nags Head annual Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular. 9:25 p.m. at the pier at milepost 11.5 , 3335 S. Virginia Dare Trail in Nags Head. www.nagsheadnc.gov.

Manteo Fourth of July Celebration. 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Fireworks begin after dusk. townofmanteo.com, 252-473-2133.

Duck Fourth of July Parade and Celebration. 9 a.m. townofduck.com/duck4thofjuly, 252-255-1286.

 

 

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