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Fourth of July

Colonial Williamsburg Fireworks
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Open to Public
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.

Fourth of July 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
11:00 AM
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
4:00 PM
Williamsburg Lodge Family Fourth of July Celebration
Celebrate the Fourth of July with an evening of food, entertainment, and fireworks for the entire family! Your ticket includes dinner, children's games, special seating for programs, and the big finale on Palace Green. Tax and gratuity is also included. Due to space limitations, reserved chairs for the programs and fireworks will only be available for ticketed guests ages six and older. Parents should plan to hold younger children in their laps or seat them on the ground. (Small blankets will be provided).
Jul 4
7:30 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
9:10 PM
A Salute to the Nation
We invite you to join us for a special tribute to the Armed Forces. This stirring salute spans 250 years of ideas that have created a unique spirit and the American identity. Celebrate and honor that spirit by sharing the sights, songs, and words that came together to form the idea of America. The presentation concludes with a fireworks display.
Jul 4
9:30 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.