The City of Falls Church is hosting a fireworks show at George Mason High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike. There’s live music at 7 p.m., and fireworks at 9:20. In case of rain, the event will be held July 5.
Fourth of July celebration begins at 4 p.m. in Yeonas Park, with a chili-dog eating contest, followed by the Old Bay Circus Company, and activities for children. The fireworks start at about 9:30 in Southside Park. (Rain date for fireworks July 5).
The City of Fairfax is hosting an evening show with live music at Fairfax High School (3501 Rebel Run) beginning at 6 p.m., and fireworks at 9:30. (Rain date for fireworks July 5).
Fairfax has a full day of activities planned on the fourth, including an Independence Day Parade, 10 a.m.-noon in downtown Fairfax; a Superhero Fest, noon-1 p.m. at the Sun Trust parking lot across from Fire Station #3; and an Old Fashioned Fireman’s Day, 12:30 p.m. at 4081 University Drive.
fireworks begin at 9:09 p.m. The Capitol Fourth Concert is 8 p.m. on the west lawn of the Capitol (with Smokey Robinson, Kenny Loggins, the National Symphony Orchestra, and others). If there’s bad weather – high winds or rain – the fireworks will happen on July 5. The concert will not be rescheduled.
If you miss the fireworks on July 4 – or just want another show – head to Alexandria’s Oronoco Bay Park July 9 for the city’s annual USA and city birthday celebration. Free live music starts at 5 p.m., and the fireworks start at 9:30.