Fireworks & Fourth of July Fun in RVA!

The Fourth of July 2024 is almost here!  Take a look at all the great events around town.

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 July 4th Events!

Free Fourth of July Admission. 9am-5pm. Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens. FREE admission to the Garden on this day includes Women’s Work: The Lee Park Collection and Flourish: 40 Years and Growing, a horticulture exhibit that consists of 4 main displays in the Central Garden, Flagler Garden, the Children’s Garden, and Flagler Garden. This is a daytime event only; no fireworks. Open RAIN or SHINE.

Liberty Or Death, Public Reenactment.  1:30pm. Historic St John’s Church. Celebrate America’s birthday! Come witness the extraordinary rhetoric of Patrick Henry as he convinces his fellow delegates to take up arms against the King!  Tickets are required and can be purchased in advance.  This event will sell out but repeats every Sunday through Labor Day at 1:30pm.

Henrico County’s Red, White and Lights July 4th Event.  4pm-10pm. Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road. “Red, White and Lights” is a free, annual family-friendly event. Bring your lawn chairs or picnic blanket and enjoy music, food trucks, and roving entertainment. The evening will conclude with a performance by the Richmond Symphony featuring a repertoire of patriotic and America-themed selections and a laser-light show finale. Free. Henrico Police will close the park entrance at 8:30pm, or earlier if event capacity is reached. Guests will need to be in the event area to see and hear the show.

Chesterfield County Fourth of July Celebration.  Gates Open at 5pm; fireworks at dark.  Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, Fairgrounds (across from L.C. Bird High School), 10300 Courthouse Road.  Celebrate independence with a spectacular fireworks display at dark!  Includes food vendors and special entertainment. No alcohol, glass bottles, pets or personal fireworks are allowed. Blankets or lawn chairs are recommended. Limited parking, All traffic should enter parking areas via Krause Road.   No rain date.   Free.

Dogwood Dell Fourth of July Fireworks The festivities will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a performance by the Richmond Concert Jazz Band, and fireworks will start at around 9:15 p.m. The event is free to attend for people of all ages. Arthur Ashe Boulevard at Idlewood Avenue will close to vehicular traffic beginning at 6 p.m. Parking is available at Dogwood Dell, with over flow parking at City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Avenue, with free shuttle bus service 4 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Colonial Heights Fireworks Show.   The City of Colonial Heights will be hosting a 4th of July Fireworks Show on Sunday, July 4th at 9:15PM. Viewing for the show will be off Interstate 95, Exit 53 or 54 in the Southgate Square/Wal-Mart Area. Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs.

July 5th

Flying Squirrels Baseball Game and Independence Day Celebration.  6:05.  The Diamond. The game on the 4th is sold out, but the 5th still has tickets. Post-game Fireworks Celebration.  Limited General Admission Seating Available – Call Today.  Fee.