Let the Fireworks Begin—Fourth of July Area Happenings

June 25, 2017

Written by Stephanie Long, Member One Content Marketing Specialist

It’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

Lynchburg

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

NRV

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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