Local Fourth of July Festivals and Fireworks

Where is the best local spot to watch fireworks on our nation’s birthday?  We’ll let you be the judge.  Below are the times and locations of firework displays throughout the valley.


Blacksburg Community Band 4th of July Concert

Location: Blacksburg Municipal Park (Caboose Park), 920 Turner Street, NE, Blacksburg, VA 24060

Time: Concert starts at 6 PM | Fireworks at dark


Buchanan Community Carnival

Location: Buchanan Town Park, 485 Lowe Street, Buchanan, VA 24066

Time: Gates open at 1 PM | Fireworks at dark


July 4th Fireworks and Festival

Location: VMI Parade Grounds, 415 Letcher Avenue, Lexington, VA 24450

Time: Festival starts at 12 PM | Fireworks at 9:15 PM


Radford’s Spirit of America July 4th Celebration

Location: Bisset Park, 49 Berkeley Williams Drive, Radford, VA 24141

Time: Celebration starts at 2 PM | Fireworks at 10 PM


Roanoke’s Fireworks on the Fourth / Winds of the Blue Ridge: Celebrate America!

Location: River’s Edge Sports Complex, 302 Wiley Drive SW, Roanoke, VA 24014

Time: Music starts at 8 PM | Fireworks at 9:30 PM


Salem Fair

Location: Salem Civic Center, 1001 Roanoke Blvd., Salem, VA 24153

Time: Gates open at Noon | Fireworks at 9:30 PM


39th Annual 4th of July Celebration

Location: Shawsville Middle School, 4179 Oldtown Road, Shawsville 24162

Time: Parade at 5 PM | Fireworks at dark


Vinton Fourth of July Celebration

Location: Vinton War Memorial, 814 E Washington Ave., Vinton, VA 24179

Time: Event begins at 6:00 PM | Fireworks at 9:30 PM


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