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Commemoration related events are already happening throughout Virginia and can be found in the listing below. If you would like VA250 to include events not currently listed here, please click here to submit your event.

 

1776 The Musical 1776 The Musical
June 27, 2024 - June 29, 2024
Bedford County

Revel in the revolutionary spirit of America’s Founding Fathers at Poplar Forest’s presentation of 1776—the Tony Award-winning comedy by Sherman Edwards and Peter Stone based on the events leading up to the drafting and signing of the Declarati... Read More

Independence Fireworks at George WashingtonIndependence Fireworks at George Washington's Mount Vernon
June 28, 2024 - June 28, 2024
Fairfax County

Watch a dazzling fireworks show at George Washington's estate! On June 28 and 29, relax on the east lawn and watch fireworks soar over the Potomac River. Enjoy live musical performances, and attend an evening wreath laying at George Washington's Tomb... Read More

Fire Performers and FireworksFire Performers and Fireworks
June 29, 2024 - June 29, 2024
Appomattox County

Come and celebrate Independence Day starting at 8pm at the Appomattox County High School, there will be three fire jugglers and a fire breather, followed by the fireworks display at dark.... Read More

Independence Fireworks at George WashingtonIndependence Fireworks at George Washington's Mount Vernon
June 29, 2024 - June 29, 2024
Fairfax County

Watch a dazzling fireworks show at George Washington's estate! On June 28 and 29, relax on the east lawn and watch fireworks soar over the Potomac River. Enjoy live musical performances, and attend an evening wreath laying at George Washington's Tomb... Read More

July 4th CeremonyJuly 4th Ceremony
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Richmond

The naturalization ceremony is held in partnership with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Schedule of Events: 11:00am - 12:00pm - Naturalization Ceremony offi... Read More

Independence Day CelebrationIndependence Day Celebration
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
York County

Bring your flags and flip flops because the fun begins with a festive parade down Historic Main Street! Evening activities include a bell-ringing ceremony, patriotic concert, and a spectacular fireworks display over the York River. Grab your red, whi... Read More

Reading of the Declaration of Independence Reading of the Declaration of Independence
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Loudoun County

Hear a public reading of the Declaration of Independence at historic Aldie Mill.... Read More

Independence Day CelebrationIndependence Day Celebration
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Bedford County

Thomas Jefferson held July 4th as “the only birthday I ever commemorate…” Bring your family and friends out to Poplar Forest, his Bedford County retreat, to celebrate the 248th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in h... Read More

July Fourth at MonticelloJuly Fourth at Monticello
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Albemarle County

Every year, Monticello's West Portico becomes an outdoor courtroom where dozens of individuals take the Oath of Citizenship to become Americans. We are excited to announce this year's keynote speaker will be ballerina, author, and philanthropist ... Read More

Independence Day at the Virginia State CapitolIndependence Day at the Virginia State Capitol
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Richmond

This year, Virginia's Fourth of July celebration promises to be unlike any other. Inspired by John Adams' vision of a grand festival, the State Capitol lawn will transform into a vibrant hub of activity, bursting with the sights and sounds of Virgini... Read More

July 4th Citizenship Ceremony July 4th Citizenship Ceremony
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Richmond

The naturalization ceremony is held in partnership with the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia and the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). Schedule of Events: 11:00am - 12:00pm - Naturalization Ceremony offi... Read More

July 4th CeremonyJuly 4th Ceremony
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Culpeper County

The Culpeper Minute Men Chapter, NSSAR, will host a ceremony to celebrate July 4th. There will be a visit from George Washington. He will reflect on the Declaration of Independence and his earlier role when, as a seventeen-year-old in 1749, he was Cu... Read More

Independence Day Liberty or Death ReenactmentIndependence Day Liberty or Death Reenactment
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Richmond

Witness Patrick Henry Convince his Fellow Delegates to Take Up Arms Against the King! We are open all day on July 4! Bundle a tour into your Reenactment ticket and get $2 off. 9:30 PM Visitor Center Opens for walk-up Ticket Sales. Call 804.648.50... Read More

Red, White, & LightsRed, White, & Lights
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Henrico County

Celebrate the Independence Day holiday with live music, food trucks, and a kids’ zone. The Richmond Symphony is headlining the show with a laser light show finale.* FREE Admission! Event Information: rec-eventsteam@henrico.us *Please note: Th... Read More

50th Annual Independence Day Wreath Laying Ceremony50th Annual Independence Day Wreath Laying Ceremony
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Charles City County

The Williamsburg Chapter, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will host its 50th Annual Independence Day Wreath Laying Ceremony honoring Benjamin Harrison V who was a Signer of the Declaration of Independence.... Read More

Fabulous Fourth at Ferry FarmFabulous Fourth at Ferry Farm
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Stafford County

Celebrate Independence Day at George Washington’s boyhood home! Play colonial games, tour the Washington House, meet a George Washington reenactor, watch a flag retirement ceremony at 1pm, talk with archaeologists around an active dig site, take a ... Read More

Independence CelebrationIndependence Celebration
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Chesapeake

Celebrate America's Independence at the Great Bridge Battlefield & Waterways Museum. Our town crier will read the Declaration of Independence. Enjoy crafts, activities, an encampment by the Youth Virginia Regiment, and more! Take family photos choosi... Read More

An American Celebration at George WashingtonAn American Celebration at George Washington's Mount Vernon
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Fairfax County

Celebrate our nation's founding at Mount Vernon, the home of America's first president! Watch as people from across the world become U.S. citizens in a moving ceremony, then hear a performance by the National Concert Band and see a daytime fireworks... Read More

Independence Day Concert and CelebrationIndependence Day Concert and Celebration
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Charlottesville

On Thursday, July 4th, Highland will host the Heifetz International Music Institute for a free concert from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. A classically-inspired ensemble from Heifetz will bring a uniquely innovative and expressive concert that will appeal to all... Read More

4th of July Stars in the Sky4th of July Stars in the Sky
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Newport News

Light up the night in Newport News! Celebrate Independence Day with great food, live music, festive entertainers, giveaways and a spectacular fireworks display above the James River. This year’s Stars in the Sky will feature musical performances f... Read More

Colonial Williamsburg: Salute to the StatesColonial Williamsburg: Salute to the States
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Williamsburg

Set to the pomp and pageantry of the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums, join the Virginia State Garrison Regiment as they present canon salutes to the original thirteen states of the Union.... Read More

Colonial Williamsburg: Noon Reading of the DeclarationColonial Williamsburg: Noon Reading of the Declaration
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Williamsburg

Residents of the 18th-century Williamsburg community read the Declaration of Independence from the steps of the Courthouse and surrounding area. ... Read More

Colonial Williamsburg: Goodwin Room Independence TeaColonial Williamsburg: Goodwin Room Independence Tea
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Williamsburg

Enjoy a delightful afternoon with your family and friends while indulging in the fine Afternoon Tea at the Williamsburg Inn with an exciting Revolution-inspired menu. Expect handmade scones, tea sandwiches, pastries, and more with a signature tea fro... Read More

Colonial Williamsburg: Building WashingtonColonial Williamsburg: Building Washington's Army
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Williamsburg

Calling all brave and well-disposed lovers of liberty! In defense of Independency, recruits of all ages will take part in light military drill with members of the Virginia State Garrison Regiment accompanied by the Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums... Read More

Colonial Williamsburg: Declaration of Independence ReadingColonial Williamsburg: Declaration of Independence Reading
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Williamsburg

Thomas Jefferson begins a day of pageantry, celebration, and reflection.... Read More

Colonial Williamsburg: Traditions Fourth of July DinnerColonial Williamsburg: Traditions Fourth of July Dinner
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Williamsburg

Join us for a spectacular dinner buffet to celebrate Independence Day at the Williamsburg Lodge. Thursday July 4, 4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Adult $49.95 Children (ages 3–10) $19.95. *A prepaid reservation is required. For reservations, call 1-855-3... Read More

Colonial Williamsburg: Lights of FreedomColonial Williamsburg: Lights of Freedom
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
City of Williamsburg

As the prelude to the thrilling Fourth of July Fireworks display, our holiday programming concludes with a celebration of the words and music of the American Revolution. Highlights include a reading of the Declaration of Independence, American marchi... Read More

Independence Day CelebrationIndependence Day Celebration
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Bedford County

Thomas Jefferson held July 4th as “the only birthday I ever commemorate…” Bring your family and friends out to Poplar Forest, his Bedford County retreat, to celebrate the 248th anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in h... Read More

Independence Day at Patrick HenryIndependence Day at Patrick Henry's Red Hill
July 04, 2024 - July 04, 2024
Charlotte County

Would you like to experience Independence Day at the final home of Virginia’s first governor? Come spend this July 4th at the “garden spot of the world,” Patrick Henry’s Red Hill! Events begin at 4:00 pm with the gate closing at 9:00 pm. B... Read More

Independence CelebrationIndependence Celebration
July 06, 2024 - July 06, 2024
Dinwiddie County

Join us for an Independence Celebration as Pamplin Historical Park will offer multiple activities and programs throughout the day. Families will enjoy the chance to meet the Marquis de Lafayette portrayed by Charles Wissinger, playing 18th and 19th C... Read More

 

 

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