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Posted on: June 29, 2015

[ARCHIVED] 4th of July Heritage Festival Events and Street Closures

On July 4, the City will host this annual family friendly event. See flyer and map below for more details. Please be mindful of the large number of pedestrians and vehicles in the downtown area.

7:45 a.m. Heritage Festival Five-Mile Run - Begins in the 500 block of Caroline, then enters the Heritage Trail at Old Mill Park, exits the Canal Path at Washington Avenue and uses Mary Ball Street to access Kenmore Avenue, Wolfe to the finish area on Charlotte Street.

9:30 a.m. Annual Heritage Day Parade – The parade begins at the VRE lot in the 400 block of Caroline Street then takes a left onto the 200 block of George, left onto 500 - 800 Princess Anne, and back to the VRE lot.

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Festival of the Streets – crafts and food vendors, live entertainment, classic car show and children’s activities on 600 - 800 Sophia St from Wolfe to George Streets. The 100 block of Charlotte and 100 Block of Hanover. Streets closures 5AM through 5PM for the above streets.

9:15 p.m. The Fireworks
Display shot from the heights above the Rappahannock River in Brooks Park. Viewing from Old Mill Park with gates being open until 10 p.m. Viewing also from Pratt Park with gates closing at 8:45 p.m. or until park reaches capacity. No alcoholic beverages allowed in either park.

Flyer and Street Closures Map
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