A Southwest VA Independence Day
This year there is something for everyone in Southwest VA this holiday weekend. From fairs to festivals, parades, and fireworks from Roanoke to Blacksburg here is comprehensive list of this weekend’s events.
At 2:00 p.m. in Downtown Blacksburg the parade will kick off followed by a free family showing of Disney’s “Angels in the Outfield,” at The Lyric Theater in Downtown Blacksburg. The Town of Blacksburg will have music, food and entertainment at Municipal Park on Patrick Henry Drive, at 6:30 p.m. with the Blacksburg Community Band, Blacksburg Community Strings and Celebration Chorus, music by The Meter’s Running at 8:00 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
The 16th Annual 4th of July Celebration in Christiansburg will be held on Friday, July 4 at Christiansburg High School football stadium. Gates will open at 5:00 p.m. Enjoy food, music, games and fireworks! Fireworks start around 9:15 p.m.
The Annual 4th of July celebration will take place at the Floyd County High School Baseball Field. Everyone is invited to attend and enjoy the festivities. Featured will be bounce attractions and other activities for children, Bingo with Judy Mahala, music and fireworks at dusk.
The city of Radford will host its annual “Spirit of America Celebration” at Bisset Park starting a 2:00 p.m. There will be attractions for the kids as well as a live broadcast from 98.1 with Sherry Boyd and Derrick Davis. Live music will begin also begin at 2:00 p.m. leading up to the nightcap performance of CMA Hall of Fame Member Jimmy Fortune. Fireworks will begin at 10:00p.m.
“Music for Americans,” Roanoke’s largest Independence Day celebration, will feature live music and the annual crowd-pleasing fireworks at River’s Edge Sports Complex on July 4. Music will be provided by The Domino Band. Band begins at 8:00 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:30p.m.
Smith Mountain Lake
The 10:00 p.m. fireworks display is the culmination of on-land Independence Day Celebration Fundraiser at Parkway Marina that includes firefighting displays, music, food and fun for the kids. The Parkway Marina Carousel and the Moneta YMCA “Kids’ Zone” will be available beginning at 3:00 p.m. Music by the Worx begins at 5:30.