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Fourth of July

Colonial Williamsburg Fireworks
Time
10:00 am – 10:00 pm
Admission
Open to Public
Ticketing
No Event Ticket Required
Come and GoFamily FriendlyWeather PermittingAccessible

Celebrate the anniversary of the nation's birth in the Revolutionary City! Join Colonial Williamsburg for a special militia muster. Enjoy a salute to the 13 original states, featuring music performed by the Fifes and Drums, flags of each state, the firing of muskets and cannon. The day concludes with fireworks visible from both Market Square and Palace Green.

Upcoming Dates


Fourth of July Events
Events

Jul 4
10:00 AM
Salute to the States
Commemorate the anniversary of the birth of our nation with this special militia muster that salutes the 13 original states. The Fifes and Drums play, flags of each state are displayed, and muskets and cannon celebrate the significance of this historic day. Come, cheer, and be part of this celebration.
Jul 4
12:00 PM
Reading of the Declaration of Independence
Gather with the citizens of Williamsburg--on July 25, 1776--to hear a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Only a few weeks ago, Virginia's representatives adopted their own Declaration of Rights and a Constitution for the new state.
Jul 4
5:30 PM
Concert by Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums
Celebrate the holiday with the distinctive sounds of the Fifes and Drums in this exciting, patriotic performance.
Jul 4
9:20 PM
Fourth of July Fireworks
Gather on Market Square or Palace Green to celebrate our nation's birthday with an exciting fireworks display. Afterward, enjoy the pageantry of a torchlit Fifes and Drums march from Palace Green, down Duke of Gloucester Street, ending on Botetourt Street.