Fourth of July: Independence Day around the county

Fourth of July: Independence Day around the county

Independence Day celebrations are planned across Loudoun County, with parades, fireworks, food and music scheduled throughout the holiday weekend.  Activities began June 25 when Brambleton held its annual Red, White and Bram with a fireworks finale.

For those who want an early dose of skyrockets, South Riding kicks the weekend off Friday at its golf course.  Find the events that best fit your family’s calendar below.

FRIDAY, JULY 1

Star-Spangled South Riding (Rain date Sept. 25)

South Riding Golf Club, 43237 Golf View Dr.

5 p.m. – Parade from Town Hall to South Riding Golf Club

6 p.m. – Music by The Reagan Years

9 p.m. – Fireworks


SATURDAY, JULY 2

Independence Day Festival and Fireworks at the Old Stone School (Rain date July 9)

The Old Stone School, 37098 Charles Town Pike, Hillsboro

2:30 – Parade

3 p.m. – Troy and Paula Haag

4 p.m. – Joey and the Waitress Band

5 p.m. – The Darby Brothers Band

6 p.m. – The Franklin Park Big Band

9 p.m. – Fireworks

Lansdowne Celebrates America

Lansdowne Resort, 44050 Woodridge Pkwy., Leesburg

3 p.m. – Event begins

3:30 p.m. – Live broadcast by iHeart radio 97.1 WASH-FM

6 p.m. – Gonzo’s Nose

Dusk – Fireworks


SUNDAY, JULY 3

Independence Day Celebration in Waterford (Rain date July 5)

6 p.m. – Pot Luck Dinner at the Bond Street Tanyard and Pie Baking Contest

9:30 – Fireworks

Lovettsville Independence Day Celebration (Rain date July 5)

Lovettsville Community Center, 57 E. Broad Way

5:30 p.m. – Parade from Milltown Rd. to Lovettsville Elementary School (Lineup begins at 4:30)

6 p.m. – Food, games and fun

9:15 – Fireworks (time approximate)

Willowsford Family Picnic & Fireworks

The Lodge at Willow Lake

6 p.m. – Family picnic begins

9 p.m. – Fireworks (time is approximate)


MONDAY, JULY 4

Independence Day Celebration in Waterford

11 a.m. – Parade down Second and Main streets (registration at 10 a.m.)

11:45 a.m. – Songs, remarks, hot dogs, lemonade and watermelon

12 p.m. – Live music

Middleburg Community Center 4th of July Celebration! (Rain date July 5)

300 W Washington St., Middleburg

2 p.m. – Middleburg Police Department Corn Hole

6 p.m. – Parade (Lineup begins at 5:30 p.m.)

6:50 p.m. – American Legion and Boy Scouts present flag

7 p.m. – Furnace Mountain Trio

9 p.m. – Fireworks (time is approximate)

Independence Day at Franklin Park (Rain date July 5)

Franklin Park Arts Center, 36441 Blueridge View Ln., Purcellville

3 p.m. – Party Pals

4 p.m. – Mutts Gone Nuts

4:30 p.m. – Party Pals

5 p.m. – Red, White & Blues Band

6 p.m. – Eli Pafumi

7 p.m. – Franklin Park Big Band

8 p.m. – The Bumper Jacksons

9:15 p.m. – Fireworks/Loudoun Symphonic Winds

Leesburg’s Independence Day (Rain date July 5)

Ida Lee Park, Leesburg

10 a.m. – Parade along King Street from Ida Lee Park to Fairfax Street

6 p.m. – Gates open at Ida Lee Park

6:30 p.m. – Blue Label (music)

9:30 p.m. – Fireworks

Celebrate Independence at Ashburn Village

Ashburn Village Sports Pavilion

10:30 a.m. – Parade from Fincastle Field to the sports pavilion


TUESDAY, JULY 5

Celebrate Independence at Ashburn Village

The Dock on Ashburn Lake

7 p.m. – 7th Son of WV

Dusk – Fireworks

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