Let the Fireworks Begin—Fourth of July Area Happenings

June 25, 2017

Written by Stephanie Long, Contributing Author

Person holding a sparklerIt’s time to celebrate our favorite lady’s birthday—America! Avoid the stress of planning your own party and attend some of the cool, local events happening here! Here’s a quick list of fun happenings in our region:

Roanoke Region

Red Hot 4th

Dr. Pepper Park

July 4 at 4pm

Admission: $15 in advance, $18 at the gate (kids 12 and under are free)

Roanoke's Fireworks on the Fourth

River’s Edge Sports Complex

July 4 at 7pm

Admission: Free

Fincastle Fourth of July Celebration

Breckinridge Elementary School

July 4 at dusk

Admission: Free

Four on the 4th 4-Miler

Wells Fargo Plaza

July 4 at 8am

Admission: $30 before July 2

Buchanan Community Carnival

Parade: 5pm in downtown Buchanan

Fireworks: 10pm

July 4

Admission: Free

Vinton Fourth of July Festival

Vinton War Memorial grounds

July 4 at 6pm

Admission: Free

The Annual Salem Fair

Salem Civic Center

July 4 at 9:30pm

Admission: Free


Independence Day Celebration at Poplar Forest

Poplar Forest

July 4 from 11am-4pm

Admission: $9 (ages 15+), Free (ages 14 and under)

Rocky Mount/Franklin County

Fourth of July Festival

Franklin County High School

June 30 at 5pm

Admission: Free

Smith Mountain Lake Fireworks Display

Parkway Marina

July 2 at 5:30pm

Admission: Free


Fireworks Celebration Event

Mountain Lake

July 1 at 5pm

Admission: Free

City of Radford's "Spirit of America" featuring Jimmy Fortune

Bisset Park

July 4 at 2pm

Admission: Free

Independence Day Celebration with a Free Outdoor Movie—Beauty and the Beast

Montgomery County Moose Lodge

July 4 at 9:45pm

Admission: Free

Town of Christiansburg Festival and Fireworks Display

Festival: 10am-4pm on Main Street

Fireworks: 9:15pm at Christiansburg High School

July 4

Admission: Free

Blacksburg Parade and Fireworks Display

Parade: 2pm, Downtown Blacksburg

Fireworks: 9:30pm at Municipal Park

July 4

Admission: Free

Shawsville 5K

Shawsville Middle School

July 4 at 8am

Admission: $25 before July 1, $30 after



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