The Fourth of July celebrates the independence of our nation and the coming together of a diverse groups of people to build our country with tolerance for all.
See details below on Independence Day events. We’ll add more events as we get closer to Independence Day.
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Independence Day Festivities in Richmond, Virginia
A Richmond tradition like no other, July 4th at The Diamond! Stick around post-game for the best firework show in town! Gates: 5:00 PM | First Pitch: 6:35 PM | Presented By Chick-fil-A & Abilene Motor Express
Join us on July 4, 2023, as we celebrate Independence Day at Kings Dominion with an AMAZING fireworks display! As the fourth of July is filled with family, friends, great food, and of course, dazzling fireworks, Kings Dominion will be the perfect place for you and your loved ones to celebrate.
After a day of riding roller coasters and having a splashing good time in Soak City, sit back, relax and enjoy our colorful display of fireworks set to patriotic tunes. Watching Kings Dominion’s fourth of July fireworks spectacular will be a celebration you and your family won’t want to miss!
The fireworks can best be seen in Candy Apple Grove by the Drop Tower, International Street by the Eiffel Tower, or in Jungle X-Pedition by the Backlot Stunt Coaster.
Red, White, and Lights
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!
4:00 pm – 10:00 pm
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*Please note: The finale is a laser-light show set to music. There are NO fireworks.
Virginia Museum of History & Culture
🇺🇸 The Virginia Museum of History & Culture invites the public to assemble on July 4th for a Citizenship Naturalization Ceremony. Beginning at 10:30 am, see candidates take the Oath of Allegiance in the VMHC’s Commonwealth Hall. Seating is limited, but the ceremony will be streamed to an overflow seating area & VMHC Facebook & YouTube channels. This event is free & open to the public without registration. Learn more at VirginiaHistory.org/July4th. All candidates and attendees are required to wear a mask during the ceremony. All attendees must have photo identification to enter and will be screened for prohibited items prior to entrance. This event 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) and officiated by the Honorable Roger L. Gregory, Chief Judge, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
Beaverdam Ruritan Parade
The Beaverdam Ruritan Club has sponsored the Independence Day Parade since 1975 and on July 4, 2023, our 47th parade will feature antique cars, floats, firetrucks, beauty pageant contestants, politicians, and equestrian riders. Starting at 19364 Beaver Dam Road in the Village of Beaverdam at 10 AM the parade travels four miles through the rural countryside and ends at the Beaverdam Ruritan Park located at 18002 Teman Road where at 11 AM the club members serve up a meal of BBQ Chicken and all the southern comfort side dishes inside the air-conditioned clubhouse, or you can just grab a Nathan’s all beef hot dog or Angus Beef burger along with our world-famous cheesy french fries at the outside concession stand. Prime viewing is available along the route in front of the school, church, or firehall, and also at the park. Bring the family! Beaverdam is only 30 minutes from Richmond or Fredericksburg. Parade participants are not required to sign up in advance, show up by 9 am and you will be assigned a number. Awards are presented at the Clubhouse.
Tuesday, July 4, 2023
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