Event is FREE to the public. $5 on-site Parking Fee.
Celebrate America's Birthday with the U.S. Fleet Forces Band, providing stirring patriotic sounds. Following the concert, fireworks by Pyrotechnico will illuminate the dark sky after sunset.
Parks, Recreation and Tourism also brings you the best in children's activities and family entertainment: musical entertainment by Wayne Mitchell, face painting, a 3-years-and-under play area, giant lawn games, inflatables and more.
The Chesapeake Public Art Committee will be on hand spreading awareness and taking donations for the Chesapeake 9/11 Memorial, along with the Fine Arts Commission’s fundraising arm – ART’S ALIVE!
A variety of "food truck" concessions will be available for an evening picnic. Bring your own chairs or blanket. (Pop-up tents not permitted).
SCHEDULE (times are approximate)
5:00 PM: Event Parking Opens / Family Entertainment / Musical Entertainment by Wayne Mitchell / Children's Activities / Concessions / DJ Dance Party / Local Entertainment / Interactive Demos / Game On Trivia.
7:50 PM: Presenting of the Colors – National Anthem
8:00 PM: U.S. Fleet Forces Band Concert
9:15 PM: (approximate time) Fireworks
This is a Virginia Green certified event. For more information on the Virginia Green program, please click here.
Chesapeake Parks, Recreation and Tourism