July 4th events in the New River Valley
Plan your July 4th holiday with the events listed below:
26th Annual Blacksburg Fourth of July Celebration
The parade, themed “Preserving Our Heritage,” will begin at 2 p.m. and will start at Eheart Street at the former location of the Blacksburg Middle School in downtown and will end at the Virginia Tech’s Alumni Mall along Main Street. Following the parade, the Mount Tabor Ruritan Club will host a free showing of “Field of Dreams” at The Lyric Theatre starting at 4 p.m. There will be music at the Blacksburg Municipal Park beginning at 6 p.m. Featured bands include The Blacksburg Community Band, Blacksburg Community Strings and Celebration Chorus and The Meter’s Running featuring Big Dog Brass. Fireworks begin around 9:30 p.m.
When: Events begin at 2 p.m.
Where: Downtown Blacksburg and Blacksburg Municipal Park, 920 Turner St., Blacksburg
More information: www.mttaborruritan.org/parade/paradeB4.htm or www.blacksburg.gov/Index.aspx?page=321&recordid=48077
14th Annual Christiansburg July 4th Celebration
The celebrations will feature food vendors, music, games, door prizes and fireworks starting around 9:45 p.m. No pets are allowed.
When: 5 to 10:15 p.m.
Where: Christiansburg High School, 100 Independence Blvd.
More information: 382-2349, www.christiansburg.org/civicalerts.aspx?AID=501
Radford’s Spirit of America July 4th Celebration
Activities include inflatables, pony rides, a climbing wall, food and craft vendors and more. There will be performances by Sam Moore and the Classic Five, Acoustic Crossroads, JD Higgins and The Country Express and more. The music headliner is former Statler Brother, Jimmy Fortune, who will perform at 8 p.m. Fireworks will begin around 10 p.m.
When: Events begin at 2 p.m.
Where: Bisset Park, Radford
More information: 731-3633, www.radfordpl.org/parks/?page_id=6300
Pulaski County July 4th Celebration
Featuring beach music by The Part Time Party Band followed by a free minor league baseball game, the Pulaski Mariners versus the Princeton Rays.
When: Gates open at noon; music begins at 1 p.m.; game begins at 4 p.m.
Where: Calfee Park, Pulaski
More information: 674-4161, www.pulaskitown.org/uploadimages/july_4th_insert.pdf
Floyd County Annual 4th of July Celebration
Activities include Bingo from 5 to 9 p.m., face painting, children’s games, live music and a fireman competition at 7 p.m. Fireworks begin after 9:15 p.m.
When: Gates open at 4 p.m.
Where: Floyd County High School baseball field, 721 Baker St.
Cost: $1 per person; children ages 6 and younger, free
More information: www.floydcova.org
Independence Day Celebration
Activities include 18th-century reenactors, old-time music, colonial games and dances and food.
When: Events begin at 10 a.m.
Where: Smithfield Plantation, Blacksburg
Cost: Admission, free; tours of the Smithfield Plantation, half-price
More information: 231-3947, www.smithfieldplantation.org/index.html
Dublin July 4th Parade
Line-up begins at 10:15 a.m. at Dublin Middle School.
When: Events begin at 10:15 a.m.; parade begins at 11 a.m.
Where: Downtown Dublin
More information: www.dublintown.org/announcements/
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