Fourth of July celebrations aren’t quite the same this year. Many have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, there are still some local places you can watch fireworks light up the night sky this Independence Day.
July 3, 2020:
Appomattox - Parking available at Appomattox County High School - Display will begin around 9:30 p.m.
Bedford - Fireworks will be set off at the D-Day Memorial (which will be closed) and can be seen from Liberty Lake Park and other areas around town - Begins at dusk - The town will also live stream the display on the town’s website, Facebook page and YouTube channel
July 4, 2020:
Radford - "Spirit of America” display - Can be seen along West Main Street (Bisset Park will be closed)- Begins at dusk
Blacksburg - Old Blacksburg High School property on Patrick Henry Drive; can also be viewed from the Food Lion shopping center at the corner of Patrick Henry Drive and N. Main Street - Begins approximately 9:30 p.m.
Christiansburg - Fireworks will be launched from a private property off of Peppers Ferry Road, and can be viewed from the New River Valley Mall or Walmart parking lots - Display will begin approximately 9:15 p.m. - Rain date is Sunday, July 5
Buena Vista - Glen Maury Park - Begins approximately 9:30 p.m. and can be seen from many vantage points across the county
Danville - Fireworks will be launched from the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge, weather permitting, and can be viewed from different areas; you can also buy a ticket to park at Riverfront Park - Display begins around dusk - For more information, click here