Celebrate Independence Day in Style: Fun Events and Fireworks in Northern Virginia

Celebrate Independence Day in Style: Fun Events and Fireworks in Northern Virginia
Looking for the best spots to enjoy Independence Day and other exciting events in NOVA? We've got you covered! From spectacular fireworks displays to family-friendly festivities, there's something for everyone. Join us and make unforgettable memories this summer

4th of July Parade

Time:10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Kirkdale to Gemini Way on Dale Blvd, VDOT Lot Gemini Way
Dale City, VA 22193
 
About the Event
The 4th of July is a special holiday that brings Americans from all walks of life together, and here in town, we've been celebrating it for over 50 years with a parade that's bigger and better than ever! Featuring a range of floats, bands, dancers, and classic cars, this year's parade promises to be one for the ages. And once the parade is over, the fun doesn't stop there. Head over to the VDOT Commuter Lot on Gemini Way, where you can enjoy Family Fun Day with your loved ones. There will be community vendors, delicious food to sample, and plenty of children's games to keep the little ones entertained. So come out and join us for an unforgettable day filled with patriotism, good cheer, and community spirit!
 

4th of July Baby Goat Yoga

Thursday, July 4 · 9:30 - 10:30am EDT
Little Goat Farm at the Lake
8954 Burwell Road Nokesville, VA 20181 United States
 
About the Event
Welcome to Little Goat Farm at the Lake! If you're looking for a yoga experience like no other, then you've come to the right place. With baby goats wandering around as you stretch and meditate, you're sure to find your zen in no time. This unique event is perfect for anyone looking to unwind, connect with nature, and have some fun. And the best part? You don't need any prior yoga experience! All you need is a willingness to try something new and cuddle some goats. So why not join us for this unforgettable experience? Book your spot now and don't forget to BYOM (Bring Your Own Mat). We recommend this event for those 10 years and older. See you at the farm!
 

Thursday Night Karaoke at Craft & Crust PIzza Tavern

July 4 at 6:00PM - 9:00PM
Craft & Crust Pizza Tavern 204 East Main Street Remington 22734
 
About the Event
AGet your vocal cords ready and head on over to Craft & Crust Pizza Tavern for a karaoke night you won't want to miss! This family-friendly event is completely free, so gather up the kids and bring along your neighbors for a night of singing, indulging in delicious food, and making unforgettable memories. The talented folks at Karaoke Tonight! will provide the tunes and Hostess Linda B. will keep the energy high all night long. With great people, great food, and great music all in one place, there's no better way to unwind and have some hilarious fun with your loved ones.  So, make your way to the Craft & Crust Pizza Tavern for an awesome karaoke night!
 

Storytime at the Old Jail - Scooter Takes A Walk

Jul 6 at 11:00AM - 12:00PM
The Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail 10 Ashby Street Warrenton 20186
 
About the Event
Escape the mundane routine of your day and step back in time with us at the Old Jail in Warrenton, Virginia. Join us for an enchanting tale that will captivate the hearts of all ages. Norma Thatcher, renowned author and skilled storyteller, will be reading her latest book and delighting us with her storytelling abilities. Whether it be a family outing, a romantic date or a simply a solo excursion, this event is sure to add warmth to your day with an intriguing story that will linger afterwards. And if you're lucky, Norma will be available to sign copies of her book after the event. Don't miss out on this one-of-a-kind opportunity. Come join us for story time at the Old Jail at 11am sharp!
 

4th of July Music in the Mountains by Jimmy O

Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
DuCard Vineyards 40 Gibson Hollow Lane Etlan (Madison County), VA 22719
 
About the Event
Join DuCard Vineyards in celebrating Independence Day their way with an evening filled with wonderful wine and amazing music by house favorite Jimmy O. From 5-8pm, Jimmy O will entertain you with his unique style of classic rock, oldies, and rockin’ country mix that is sure to please everyone. With the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains as a backdrop, grab your favorite bottle of wine, sit back, and relax while taking in some great music. And if you're feeling peckish, don't worry - DuCard Vineyards has a light noshings menu available or you can bring your own picnic. Best of all, there's no cover charge. However, reservations are recommended so you can secure the best spot to enjoy a truly special Independence Day celebration.

Lincoln Strawberry Festival

Time:10:30 PM to 5:00 PM
18451 Taylor Road Hamilton, Virginia 20158 Hamilton, VA 20158
 
About the Event
The Lincoln Strawberry Festival is welcoming one and all to indulge in the sweet, juicy delicacies of freshly harvested strawberries. Not only will you get to satisfy your taste buds with some of the best strawberry treats around, but you'll be doing so in support of a great cause. This festival is all about celebrating the spirit of community giving, which is a value we could all use a little more of these days. And what's more, if you have little ones aged two and under, they get to come along for free! So pack a basket, gather your friends and family, and join us for a weekend filled with endless fun and good vibes at the Lincoln Strawberry Festival.
 

Fridays at 5: Uncle Drew & The Scoundrels

Friday, Jul 5 at 5:00PM - 9:00PM
Sean T. Connaughton Plaza 1 County Complex Court Woodbridge 22192
 
About the Event
Looking for a fun, family-friendly way to kick off your weekend? Look no further than Fridays at 5! Sponsored by the Prince William County Department of Parks and Recreation and presented by VA StrEATS and Luxe Entertainment, this popular community event is back and better than ever. With a lineup of exceptional live bands, including Uncle Drew and the Scoundrels on July 5th, you'll be clapping your hands and stomping your feet to the beat in no time. And with a mouthwatering array of flavorful food trucks on hand, you'll never go hungry. So come join us under the warm summer sun and make new friends as we dance, laugh, and sing our way into the weekend together.
 

SUP Yoga at Fountainhead Regional Park

Friday, July 5 · 6 - 7pm EDT
Fountainhead Regional Park
10875 Hampton Road Fairfax Station, VA 22039 United States
 
About the Event
Looking for a unique way to challenge your body and de-stress from the hustle and bustle of daily life? Look no further than SUP Yoga at Fountainhead Regional Park. This invigorating experience combines the peacefulness of yoga with the excitement of stand-up paddleboarding. For just $50, you'll receive everything you need to participate, including rental of a board, paddle, and life jacket, as well as a Yoga class led by a certified instructor. With beautiful nature surrounding you and the gentle movement of the water beneath you, you'll find a sense of serenity and balance that can only come from this one-of-a-kind experience.
 

Mysteries of the Mural Building

Saturday, July 6 · 10 - 11am EDT
Fauquier History Museum at the Old Jail
10 Ashby Street Warrenton, VA 20186 United States
 
About the Event
Are you a history buff looking for a unique experience? Don't miss your chance to join guide Dave Goetz on a tour of three large murals at the Fauquier History Museum in Warrenton, VA. Dave will reveal over 30 hidden images that are sure to amaze and inspire. As you walk through the museum and explore the murals, you'll uncover fascinating stories about the people and events that shaped Fauquier County. And with Dave as your guide, you're sure to learn things you never knew before. So put on your comfortable walking shoes, and join us for an unforgettable hour-long tour. Admission is just $10 for non-members and $8 for Fauquier Historical Society members. Don't miss your chance to discover the hidden treasures of Fauquier County's history!
 

A Bird's World

Saturday, Jul 6 at 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Sky Meadows State Park 11012 Edmonds Lane Delaplane 20144
Fee: $10.00
 
About the Event
Are you curious about the birds of the woods and fields and how they thrive in their natural habitat? Then don't miss the opportunity to join a Virginia Master Naturalist on a guided walk through the Sensory Explorers' Trail at the picnic area. The walk will focus on the Wood Thrush, Red Headed Woodpecker, Eastern Bluebird and Tree Swallow, but will also showcase many other avian species. Discover how these birds utilize their surroundings for survival and nesting, and learn about our role in their conservation. This is a gentle three-tenths of a mile walk that will last around an hour - a perfect way to spend a morning or afternoon in nature!
 

Mud Buggin'

Saturday, Jul 6 at 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Mason Neck State Park 7301 High Point Road Lorton
 
About the Event
When we think of aquatic wildlife, we often picture creatures with fins and scales. However, there are many fascinating inhabitants of the water that might surprise you! Join a ranger on an adventure down to the pond where we'll use dip-nets to search for dragonfly larvae and other macro-invertebrates hiding in the mud. Though they may be elusive and secretive creatures, we'll get an up-close and personal look at these fascinating critters. With the guidance of our ranger, learn about the intriguing life cycle of these creatures and discover how they transform into the winged insects we all know and love. Just be sure to come prepared to get a little wet and muddy!
 

Josh Allen Band is Back at Pete's Tavern

Saturday, Jul 6 at 8:00PM - 12:00AM
Pete's Tavern 6531 Backlick Rd Springfield
 
About the Event
If you're a lover of live music in Northern Virginia, then you need to check out the Josh Allen Band. This talented musical ensemble brings a unique and dynamic sound to the local music scene and has become a fixture in the area. Fans rave about their electrifying performances and genuine connection with their audience. Whether you catch them at a cozy neighborhood joint or a lively tavern, the Josh Allen Band promises a night of music that you won't soon forget. They continue to solidify their place in Northern Virginia's rich musical landscape, and their commitment to the craft is obvious in every song they play. For an unforgettable live music experience, be sure to catch the Josh Allen Band at their next gig.

Columbia Pike Farmers Market

Sunday, July 07, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM
2820 Columbia Pike Arlington, VA 22204
 
About the Event
If you're looking for a taste of community, history, and fresh produce all rolled into one, the Columbia Pike Farmers Market is the perfect destination for you. Established as one of the oldest markets in Arlington County, the Pike Park is home to a wonderful group of vendors who source their products locally, ensuring the freshest and most delicious options possible. From organic fruits and vegetables, meats, homemade baked goods, and more, there's never a shortage of tasty treats to discover. What's even better? The pre-order options give you a chance to grab your favorites before they sell out. Head over to the market this Sunday from 9 am – 1 pm and experience the charm of this beloved community market for yourself!
 

Nomini Bay Oyster Festival

Sunday, July 07, 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Dirt Farm Brewing 18701 Foggy Bottom Rd Bluemont, VA 20135
 
About the Event
Looking for an exciting way to spend your weekend? Look no further than Nomini Bay Oyster Ranch, LLC! Their famous oysters are the perfect pairing for a day spent soaking up the fresh mountain air. Whether you prefer them raw or charbroiled, there's an option that's sure to satisfy your taste buds. And, if you're looking to wash down your meal with something special, you can't go wrong with Dirt Farm beer. No reservations are needed, so bring your friends and family for an unforgettable experience! Just be sure to dress appropriately and get ready for a day that's sure to be filled with delicious food and stunning scenery.


As we conclude, it's clear that Northern Virginia is the place to be this July 4th and all year round. From historic celebrations to modern events, there's so much to see and do in this vibrant region. Whether you're looking for a family-friendly outing or a lively night out with friends, NOVA has something for everyone. So why settle for just watching fireworks from afar when you can experience them up close at one of the many festivities happening throughout the area? Take advantage of the diverse offerings and join in on the fun, while also taking time to reflect on the true meaning of Independence Day. Let's honor our nation's history and diversity by coming together and celebrating in style. As always, stay safe and have a happy Fourth of July!
 
 
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