Independence Day of the United States, also referred to as the Fourth of July or July Fourth in the U.S., is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence 241 years ago in 1776 on July 4 by the Continental Congress. It declared that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as a new nation, the United States of America, and were no longer part of the British Empire. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in... read more
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If you're looking for some FUN events going on this 4th of July around Hampton Roads that are indoors, here is a list of opportunities around town. Virginia Living Museum: LOOKING FOR FIREWORKS? Rain in the forecast? Can't stand the mosquitoes? All the good viewing spots taken? No worries! Come enjoy the most amazing 4th of July laser displays in the cool comfort of the museums Abbitt Planetarium! "Spirit of ... America" is a laser show full of great patriotic music and more! Showings at 5, 6, 7, 8 and 9pm on JULY 4th. Cost is an incredibly low $3 for members and $6 for non-members! Don't mis... read more
Spend your 4th of July Weekend with Busch Gardens Williamsburg! Busch Gardens hasa great weekend lined up to celebrate America with an all-new summer spectacular July 3-August 10th " Star Spangled Nights "! Visit Busch Gardens Williamsburg on MB to learn about great Military Discounts off single day admission and membership. You will also learn about the Waves of Honor Military Appreciation Program where you can enjoy one free pass to one of the Seaworld Parks per year. ... read more
Free Admission for Military Days 07/03/14, 07/04/14, 07/05/14, 07/06/14 Free admission for Military personnel July 3-6 Kings Island is once again honoring the brave men and women who serve in the U.S. military. All members of the military -- active and retired -- will receive free admission to Kings Island during the Fourth of July holiday July 3-6. The offer also allows military personnel to purchase up to six (6) discount admission tickets for members of their immediate family for only $29.99 at the front gate admissions windows on the day of their visit. Military personnel who qualify for ... read more
MILITARY DAYS at Carowinds in North Carolina! FREE ADMISSION~7/4, 7/5 Join us July 4-5 as we pay tribute to our brave military service men and women by offering FREE park admission to any active, inactive or retired United States Service men and women with a valid military I.D. Things to Do Prepare to feel the presence that will make your senses come alive with excitement - a presence that goes beyond breathtaking views, beyond hair-raising adventures, beyond the intimidating world-class roller coasters -- the presence of Carowinds. From the moment you enter, enchantment begins and the fun ne... read more
This 4th of July see AMERICA: IMAGINE THE WORLD WITHOUT HER Releases July 2nd at Paragon City Center . Synopsis: Someone once observed: "America is great because she is good; if she ever ceases to be good she will cease to be great." Today that notion of the essential goodness of America is under attack, replaced by another storyin which theft and plunder are seen as the defining features of American history—from the theft of Native American and Mexican lands and the exploitation of African labor to a contemporary foreign policy said to be based on stealing oil and a capitalist system that ro... read more
The 4th of July is a great time to enjoyfamily, friends, BBQ's, parades, fire works, and celebrations! It doesn't get much better than celebrating our nations birthday herein Hampton Roads where many battles were foughtand Independence was won. We are surrounded by historywhich allows foramazing venues to enjoy parades,celebrations, music, reenactment, and of course Fireworks! Enjoy, be safe, and please share this list of4th of July celebrations in Hampton Roads with others! There are many celebrations and fireworksaround town and if we miss any please feel free to add to the list in the comm... read more