5350 Discovery Park Blvd.

Williamsburg, VA 23188



July 4, 2012 all-day
Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg Historic Area
101 S Henry St, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Colonial Williamsburg July 4 Celebrations @ Colonial Williamsburg | Williamsburg | Virginia | United States

Light up Your Independence Day at America’s Birthplace

Fireworks at 9:30 p.m., Musical Performances begin at 6 p.m.

Join us for a vibrant and patriotic Fourth of July celebration. With a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence, a leisurely picnic in the Palace Garden, a performance by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and a dazzling display of fireworks—you’ll want to come early and stay late into the evening.

Event Schedule

10–10:30 a.m. Salute to the States behind the Courthouse
noon–12:15 p.m. A Declaration of Independence on the west side of the Capitol
5–9 p.m. Independence Day Tavern Dinners: Chowning’s Tavern Christiana Campbell’s Tavern King’s Arms Tavern Shields Tavern
5:30 p.m. Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums march from the Capitol to Market Square
6 p.m. Independence Day Celebration begins Reservations required
6 p.m. Heritage of America Band, United States Air Force, Langley, performs in Market Square
7:45 p.m. Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums perform on Palace Green
8 p.m. Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs Reservations required
9:30 p.m. Fireworks begin

Parking and Transportation

Take advantage of free parking at the Colonial Williamsburg Regional Visitor Center, where you can purchase admission tickets and use our shuttle bus service. Please note that the pedestrian bridge to the Revolutionary City will be closed to traffic from 9:15 to 10 p.m.

For more info visit http://www.colonialwilliamsburg.com/do/special-events/12-4-july/

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