Fourth of July Celebrations in Hampton Roads 2016


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Lots of local fun planned for the Fourth of July!! Find Hampton Roads Fireworks and Celebrations here:


Celebrate Freedom

  • Date: Sunday, July 3, 2016 from 5-9pm
  • Location: Chesapeake City Park, 900 Greenbrier Parkway, Chesapeake, VA 23320
  • Description: Live music, children's activities including face painting, a 3-years-and-under play area, giant lawn games, inflatables and more. Fireworks start after dusk
  • Cost: Free, there is a $5 parking fee

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 10am-4pm
  • Location: Lakeside Park, 1441 Bainbridge Blvd, Chesapeake, VA
  • Description: Parade, entertainment, food, games and paddleboat rides!
  • Cost: Free


Military Families - Star Spangled Day at JBLE

  • Date: Thursday, June 30, 2016 from 12-4pm
  • Location: Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Hampton VA
  • Description: Bowling, Golf, Outdoor Pool, Bounce House (Langley), and Putt-Putt (Eustis). Free food from 12-2pm while supplies last.
  • Cost: Free

Fourth at the Fort at Fort Monroe

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 10am-9:45pm
  • Location: Fort Monroe, VA 23651
  • Description: Beaches open to the public, free family fun activities, USAF Heritage of American Concert Band, and fireworks
  • Cost: Free



"Spirit of America" Laser Lights Show at Abbitt Planetarium 

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 5-10pm
  • Location: Virginia Living Museum 524 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, VA 23601
  • Description: “Spirit of America” mixes great patriotic music with America-inspired rock & roll and songs that have defined American music. Light shows at 5, 6, 7, 8, & 9pm
  • Cost: $3 VLM members, $6 non-members

4th of July Stars In The Sky 

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 7-10pm
  • Location: Victory Landing Park, 50 26th Street, Newport News, VA 23605
  • Description: Live music, free children's rides, and fireworks over the James River.
  • Cost: Free admission, food available for purchase


Norfolk Tides Baseball Game

  • Date: Saturday & Sunday, July 2 & 3, 2016. Game starts at 7:05pm 
  • Location: Harbor Park Stadium, Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA
  • Description: Stay after the game for FIREWORKS! 
  • Cost: Included with game admission

The 34th Annual AT&T Fourth of July Great American Picnic & Fireworks 

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 5-10pm
  • Location: TowneBank Fountain Park within Town Point Park, Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510
  • Description: Family entertainment, food vendors and fireworks!
  • Cost: Free admission



  • Date: Saturday, July 2, 2016 from 10am-5pm
  • Location: Outside of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum, 2 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
  • Description: Learn about life on the home front in World War II Portsmouth. Sign up to become a W.A.V.E., and check out the swing dancing!
  • Cost: Free 

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 registration at 8:30am, parade starts at 9:30am
  • Location: Afton Parkway & George Washington Highway Entrance, Portsmouth VA
  • Description: Children's Bike Parade and Patriotic Salute
  • Cost: Free

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 Fireworks at 9:30pm.
  • Location: Portside, 6 Crawford Parkway, Portsmouth, VA 23704
  • Description: Fireworks at 9:30pm.
  • Cost: Free



Fireworks Show

  • Date: Sunday, July 3, 2016 at 9:30pm
  • Location: Clontz Park in Smithfield
  • Description: Fireworks
  • Cost: Free admission

Fireworks Show

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 at 9:30pm
  • Location: Windsor High School in Windsor
  • Description: Fireworks
  • Cost: Free admission


Stars & Stripes Spectacular Canceled. Fireworks will be rescheduled for July 15th.

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 5:30-9:30pm
  • Location: Constant's Wharf Park and Marina, 110 E. Constance Road, Suffolk, VA 23434
  • Description: Entertainment, children's activities, local merchandise vendors and food choices available. The firework show will begin at 9pm, for the whole family to enjoy!
  • Cost: Free admission, $5 for kids area activities


  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 8 - 11pm. Fireworks at 9:30pm
  • Location: Virginia Beach Oceanfront / Boardwalk, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Description: Live entertainment beginning at 8pm. View fireworks from the boardwalk, where they are launched off 20th Street from a barge on the water 
  • Cost: Free
4th of July Celebration at First Landing

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 10am-9pm
  • Location: First Landing State Park, Chesapeake Bay Beach, 2500 Shore Drive, Virginia Beach VA 23451
  • Description: A full day of fun will begin under the big tent at the end of the main boardwalk on the beach. This fantastic day of fanfare will end with our annual fireworks display.
  • Cost: Free admission, there may be a fee to park

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 12-7pm Rain or Shine
  • Location: Cape Henry Lighthouse - Enter via Gate 8 off of Atlantic Avenue.
  • Description: 12pm: Historical and modern exhibits and military vehicles on display. Food vendors available on site, kids play area. 2:30pm: Salute to the Nation Ceremony. 5-7pm: Gary Sinise & The Lt. San Band Concert. There will NOT be fireworks at this event.
  • Cost: Free admission, Ceremony and Concert are open to authorized patrons and invited guests with valid ID cards. 
July 4th Celebration at Mt Trashmore

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 4-10pm
  • Location: Mount Trashmore Park, 310 Edwin Drive Virginia Beach, VA
  • Description: Live music, delicious foods, and fireworks
  • Cost: Free admission, limited parking for $5
  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 at 9:10pm
  • Location: On the Pond at the intersection of Sandbend and Back Bay Crescent, Sandbridge
  • Description: Fireworks will be at 9:10pm the night of the 4th following the boat parade. 
  • Cost: Free


Yorktown Fourth of July

  • Date: Monday, July 4, 2016 from 8-10am and 7-9:15pm  Evening Events Canceled Due to Weather
  • Location: Yorktown Waterfront, Yorktown VA
  • Description: 8k/5k and parade in the morning followed by the Sounds of Liberty bell ringing ceremony, US Army TRADOC Brass Band and Fireworks 
  • Cost: Free
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