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Oooh! Ahhh! Fireworks! And Other Fourth of July Fun in Loudoun

fireworks copyThere’s no better place to explore authentic American places than Loudoun, Virginia. And there’s no better time to do so than over Fourth of July weekend, America’s Independence Day! We’ve compiled all the events happening around the county here, and even included a handy “Fireworks Finder” with maps at the end for easy reference. Who doesn’t love fireworks? Have a happy and safe holiday!

Saturday, July 3

Lovettsville Independence Day Celebration
Celebrate Independence Day one day early! A hometown parade kicks off the event, followed by family activities including pony rides, games, face painting, and more. Enjoy music and concessions all evening, and a fabulous fireworks display.
5:30-10pm
Lovettsville Community Center
57 E Broad Wy
Lovettsville, VA 20180
540-822-5284
www.lovettsvilleva.gov
FREE!

Live Music and Fireworks on the Terraces
It’s a night to remember, under the stars on our outdoor terraces with music filling the air and the sounds of sizzling grills. Live music by The Backseat Betties, who specialize in rock, pop, and punk music. Take Pat Benetar, Guns and Roses, and Avril Lavigne and mix them all together! Freshly prepared food and picnic basket snacks will also be available for purchase. Visitors are welcome to bring a blanket and sit on the lawn. Fireworks follow the show.
7-10pm
Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy
Lansdowne, VA 20176
877-509-8400
www.lansdownesensations.com
FREE; Food and drink available for purchase

Annual Independence Day Celebration
Celebrate the Fourth in Hillsboro. Enjoy live music from Hewn from the Mountain and a performance by the Blue Ridge Thunder Cloggers. Our celebration will include fun activities for kids including face-painting, a moon bounce, sack races, and games where they’ll have a chance to win prizes. Free ice cream will also be served. Top off the evening with a brilliant fireworks show (with both aerial and ground displays)! BBQ chicken dinner and other food available for purchase.
6pm
Hillsboro Old Stone School
37098 Charles Town Pk
Hillsboro, VA 20132
www.hillsborova.org/events.htm
FREE; donations accepted

Fireworks Display Party
Enjoy a pool party, festival celebration, live entertainment, and more at Sterling Golf Park’s Independence Day celebration.
Pool open to public 1-8pm; Festival celebration 4-9pm; Entertainment 7:30-9:15pm; Fireworks 9:15pm
Sterling Golf Club
333 South Sterling Blvd
Sterling, VA 20164-3222
703-430-1400
www.sterlinggolfclub.com

Sunday, July 4

Independence Day Celebration at Franklin Park
Celebrate the July 4th holiday with Franklin Park’s incredible fireworks display. Enjoy a family-friendly night out with great music, delicious food, and entertainment.
6-10pm
Franklin Park
17501 Franklin Park Dr
Purcellville, VA 20132
540-338-7603
www.loudoun.gov/franklinpark
$5/person suggested donation

Leesburg’s Independence Day CelebrationLeesburg July 4th Parade
Leesburg’s 4th of July celebration begins with a hometown parade, beginning at Ida Lee Park and traveling down King Street through the historic district to Catoctin Circle. The event continues with a “Celebration in the Park” at Ida Lee with food vendors and live music. The grand finale will be a wonderful fireworks display over the park.
Parade 10am; Park celebration 6pm; Live music 7pm; Fireworks 9:30pm
Ida Lee Park Recreation Center
60 Ida Lee Dr
Leesburg, VA 20176
703-777-1368
www.idalee.org
FREE

Middleburg’s Independence Day Celebration
Celebrate Independence Day all day in Middleburg. Swim in the pool during the day, then enjoy music, games, contests, and food. Fireworks will commence at dusk.
Pool open 11am-6pm; July 4th festivities 6-9pm
Middleburg Community Center
300 W Washington St
Middleburg, VA 20117
540-687-6375
www.loudoun.gov/middleburgcc
FREE

Ol’ Time 4th of July Celebration
Celebrate an old fashioned 4th of July set in the park’s historic area. Activities include pony and wagon rides, a pie eating contest, crafts, an amazing reptile show, and nature exhibits. Tour the historic Lanesville Ordinary and see displays at the Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum. Enjoy live music and food vendors.
10:30am-3pm
Claude Moore Park/Lanesville Heritage Area
21544 Old Vestal’s Gap Rd
Sterling, VA 20164
571-258-3700
www.loudoun.gov/claudemoorepark
$5/person suggested donation

Pride of Purcellville’s 4th of July Parade
Enjoy children’s rides, entertainment, food, craft vendors, and of course, a parade! The Fireman’s Parade will start at noon, proceeding from Emerick Elementary to Loudoun Valley High School.
Fireman’s Parade 12pm; Other activities begin at 1:30pm
Town of Purcellville
871 E. Main St
Purcellville, VA 20132
703-727-7191
www.purcellvilleva.gov
FREE; nominal fee for the rides

Ashburn Village’s 4th of July Celebration
Follow or participate in the Village Parade starting at Fincastle Field where all decorated bikes, wagons and strollers are encouraged to march in spirited attire! Following the parade the family can stay and enjoy inflatables, a dunk tank, DJ, and concessions. Fireworks and  live music at the Lakes Recreation Center will finish the evening. Parade 10:30am; Pool party 11am-4pm; Fireworks and live music at dark.
Ashburn Village Sports Pavilion
20585 Ashburn Village Blvd
Ashburn, VA 20147
703-729-0581
http://avsp.squarespace.com
FREE

Fireworks Finder

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Lovettsville Community Center, Lovettsville


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Lansdowne Resort, Lansdowne


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Hillsboro Community Center, Hillsboro


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Sterling Golf Club, Sterling

July 4


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Franklin Park, Purcellville


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Ida Lee Park, Leesburg


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Middleburg Community Center, Middleburg


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Ashburn Village Sports Pavilion, Ashburn

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  1. VisitLoudoun June 24th

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    Dodona Manor in Leesburg will also be having an Independence Day Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social on July 4. In addition to ice cream there will also be live music by the Chorus of Old Dominion as well as free tours. 2:30-5pm. $1 donation requested for ice cream. For more information, call 703-777-1301.


  2. Bill Lower Phone July 29th

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    Dodona Manor in Leesburg will also be having an Independence Day Old Fashioned Ice Cream Social on July 4. In addition to ice cream there will also be live music by the Chorus of Old Dominion as well as free tours. 2:30-5pm. $1 donation requested for ice cream. For more information, call 703-777-1301.
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Experience Virginia’s culinary and heritage treasures just 25 miles from Washington, DC in Loudoun County, with its gracious horse country, vineyards and spectacular vistas, scenic byways, and charming towns and villages steeped in history. The Loudoun Convention & Visitors Association (Visit Loudoun) is the destination management organization for Loudoun County and its incorporated towns. By developing and implementing comprehensive destination management programs, we promote tourism and travel to Loudoun County and the towns. Serving as the primary programmatic element of Loudoun's travel and tourism promotion, we lead the Loudoun tourism industry to work together as a destination to generate visitor spending.