HAMPTON ROADS, Va. — Kick your 4th of July weekend off with fireworks and events around the area!
We’ve compiled the list below of different events you can enjoy throughout Hampton Roads this weekend and on July 4.
We will continue to update this list as we learn of new events and firework shows.
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Enjoy the Stars & Stripes Spectacular on July 4, as the skies of Suffolk light up with a fireworks show over the beautiful Nansemond River at Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, 110 E. Constance Rd. The park will open at 5:30 p.m. with entertainment, children’s activities, merchandise vendors and a variety of food choices. A large area with bounce houses and games will be available for children 12 and under. Rocky 7 will take the stage at 6 p.m. with a repertoire of songs in a variety of styles. The fireworks show will begin at 9 p.m. There is no on-site parking for this event. Shuttle parking will begin at 5:15 p.m. from the following sites:
The last shuttle run before the fireworks begin is at 8:20 p.m. Shuttles will resume after the fireworks have concluded.
Ahead of July 4th, the City of Smithfield is putting on a fireworks display. The display should be visible through most of Downtown Smithfield. The display will be on Sunday, July 2 at 9:30 p.m. from Clontz Park. Good viewing areas include the Smithfield Station Bridge and along the river.
Isle of Wight
2023 Independence Day Celebration – Fireworks at the Fairgrounds are on Sunday, July 2. You can visit Heritage Park, 21311 Courthouse Hwy, for . Gates will open at 4:30 p.m. and fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.
The event, hosted by the Isle of Wight Department of Parks and Recreation, will have food vendors, face painting, live music, and more. Grayson Torrence will begin performing at 5 p.m. Celeste Kellogg will begin at 7:30 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Celebrate America’s Birthday with band concerts providing stirring patriotic sounds. Following the concerts, fireworks by Pyrotecnico will illuminate the dark sky after sunset. The event is FREE to the public. $5 on-site parking fee: Chesapeake City Park, 900 City Park Drive. Bring your own chairs or blanket. (Tents, feather flags, and oversized umbrellas are not permitted!)