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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in downtown Fredericksburg,Va


During the Daytime:

7:45am: Heritage Festival Five-Mile Run
Sponsored by FREDERICKSBURG HOST LIONS CLUB
6:30am: Registration at the Visitor Center. Prizes awarded for best costume!

9:30am: Heritage Day Parade
Sponsored by BLUE STAR MOTHERS VA 4
Downtown– Lafayette VRE lot to Caroline Street to George Street to Princess Anne Street to Lafayette Blvd. Prizes for best costume & most creative bicycle. Facebook.com/Heritage DayParade.

10:00am– 4:00 pm: Festival of the Streets in downtown Fredericksburg, Sophia Street
  • Craft Show with many great artists along Sophia Street! Sponsored by BETH SHOLOM TEMPLE

  • Free Sight & Hearing Screenings. Sponsored by FREDERICKSBURG HOST LIONS CLUB

  • Classic Car Display. Sponsored by STAFFORD CAR CLUB

  • Children’s Activities: face painting, moon bounce, photo booth, gyroscope ride and Misfit Acres Petting Zoo. Sponsored by COMMUNITY OUTREACH INC.

  • Live Music: PATSY AND THE COUNTRY CLASSIC BAND MIKE GILL

  • 12:00pm: Presentation of the Colors- AMERICAN LEGION, Welcome– Mary Katherine Greenlaw, Mayor

10:00 am- 5:00 pm: Fourth of July at Ferry Farm
Sponsored by THE GEORGE WASHINGTON FOUNDATION
  • $1.00 admission

  • Catch the bus or trolley from downtown or from the Eagles Lodge on Cool Springs Road. Ferry Farm parking is handicapped only. Tours of the Washington house, archaeology, music, games, crafts, family activities, re-enactors, and history theater.

  • 12:00pm: Performance by ENDURING FREEDOM HONOR TEAM

  • 1:00pm: Flag Retirement Ceremony


In the Evening:


4:30pm: John Lee Pratt Memorial Park Opens for the July 4th Spectacular
Sponsored by STAFFORD COUNTY

  • 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm: Children’s activities, backyard games and face painting. Food Vendor trucks on site

  • 5:30pm–7pm: GROOVE MOTIVE

  • 7:30pm-9pm: US NAVY BAND: COUNTRY CURRENT

  • 9:30 pm: FIREWORKS Sponsored by CITY OF FREDERICKSBURG & STAFFORD COUNTY

 View Fireworks from Pratt Park or Old Mill Park
*Bring lawn chairs
*No tents allowed in concert area
*No alcoholic beverages
*No sparklers
*No grills
*Dogs must be on leashes

ALL EVENTS ARE RAIN OR SHINE

 
FXBG Heritage Festival on FACEBOOK.

Download the 4th of July Heritage Day flier here.

The Heritage Festival Craft Show
Call for vendors!
We are now accepting vendor applications for the 44th Annual Heritage Festival Craft Show to be held on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in downtown Fredericksburg. You may apply for space by submitting this form.

Please mail the completed form along with your check (payable to Heritage Festival Craft Show) to:
805 Lyons Blvd.,
Fredericksburg, VA  22406 

In addition, you may also reserve a space by contacting the Heritage Festival Craft Show Committee  by email at .