July 4th - Heritage Festival 2017

  • America's Birthday Party!

Date

July 4, 2017, 7:30am to 10:30pm

Contact

(540) 373-1776

Description

During the Daytime:

7:45 am - Heritage Festival Five-Mile Run. 6:30 am: Registration at the Visitor Center. Sponsored by the Fredericksburg Host Lions Club. For more info: https://www.racetimingunlimited.org/R/HF/Info.aspx

9:30 am - Heritage Day Parade. Downtown - Lafayette VRE lot to Caroline Street to George Street ot Princess Anne to Lafayette St. Prizes for Best Costume & Most Creative Bicycle. Sponsored by Blue Star Mothers VA 4

10:00 am - 4:00 pm: Festival of the Streets in Downtown (Sophia Street). Craft show with more than 100 Vendors. Contact: Ellen Grady 540-268-0122. Sponsored by Beth Sholom Temple. Classic Car Display - Sponsored by Stafford Car Club. Children's Activities: Face Painting, Moon Bounce, Elk's Kiddie Tran and Gyroscope Ride. Contact: Travis Bullock 540-854-6666. Sponsored by Community Outreach Inc. Live Music: Patsy and the Country Classic Band, Steve Jarrell & Sons of the Beach 2.

12:00 pm: Presentations of the Colors - American Legion. Welcome - Councilman Matt Kelly

10:00 am - 5:00 pm: Fourth of July at Ferry Farm: "Building America" at Ferry Farm. Sponsored by The George Washington Foundation. $1.00 admission. Catch the trolley from downtown or from the Eagles Lodge on Cool Springs Road. Ferry Farm parking handicapped only. Washington house under construction, archeology, music, games, crafts, family activities, and re-enactors.

12:00 pm: Performance by Enduring Freedom Honor Team

1:00 pm: Flag Retirement Ceremony

In the evening: 

4:30 pm: John Lee Pratt Memorial Park opens for the July 4th Spectacular.

Live Music: 5:30 pm - 7 pm - South Hill Banks. 7:30 pm - 9 pm - Karen Jonas

9:30 pm: FIREWORKS (Sponsored by City of Fredericksburg & Stafford County). Fireworks can be viewed from Pratt Park and Old Mill Park.

****Bring lawn chairs **No tents allowed in concert area **No alcoholic beverages **No sparklers **No grills **Dogs must be on leashes.

 

 

 

 

 

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