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Fireworks in Fredericksburg VA 2024

The city on the Rappahannock River offers a myriad of ways to show your patriotism

Dates: July 4

The historical city of Fredericksburg knows how to celebrate American Independence. On the occasion, it hosts the Fourth in Fredericksburg festival, presenting various entertainment throughout the whole day. The program consists of an array of daytime and evening events, which will meet the needs of the most avid patriots.

Daytime celebration

The glorious day starts with the Children's Roll N' Stroll Downtown at 9:30 am. The route of the kids' parade runs from Caroline to Market Square. Later on, the festivities proceed to Riverfront Park. From 10 am to 4 pm, the visitors can enjoy live music, an arts and crafts show, kids' activities, and various foods. The Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence at Hugh Mercer Apothecary takes place several times during July 4th. Another gathering point is Ferry Farm, which is holding cultural activities for the whole family to have fun.

Evening program

The evening event schedule opens with a Fredericksburg Nationals baseball game at Virginia Credit Union Stadium at 4:30 pm and finishes with fireworks at around 9 pm. Additionally, at 6 pm, John Lee Pratt Memorial Park invites folks to some late-time chill, including DJ music, food trucks, and yard games. Lastly, Pratt Park boasts a splendid firework show starting at 9:30 pm. Besides from the venue itself, you can also observe the display from Old Mill Park and Expo Center parking area.

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Last updated: by Olha Savych