Fireworks at 9:20 p.m., Musical Performances begin at 8 p.m.
Williamsburg, VA offers a vibrant and patriotic Fourth of July celebration. With a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence, a patriotic, family-friendly buffet with live entertainment, a performance by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, and a dazzling display of fireworks—you’ll want to come early and stay late into the evening.
Begin your Independence Day celebration with our special Salute to the States in the Revolutionary City and a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence. Spend your afternoon touring the city before the evening Independence Day Celebration, including a family-friendly buffet dinner at the Williamsburg Lodge and performance by the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy a stunning fireworks display—and your participation with glow sticks—finishes out the night.
All daytime events in the Revolutionary City are included in your Colonial Williamsburg admission ticket.
|10 a.m.||Salute to the States behind the Courthouse|
|noon||A Declaration of Independence at the Courthouse|
|5–7:30 p.m.||Independence Day Celebration: Food,
Fanfare & Fireworks
Casual come-and-go evening
|5:30–7 p.m.||Colonial Williamsburg Fifes and Drums and Alumni Perform on Market Square|
|5–9 p.m.||Historic Tavern dining available
|8–9:30 p.m.||Virginia Symphony Orchestra performs in front of the Governor’s Palace
Reservations required for exclusive seating
|9:20 p.m.||Fireworks begin|
We recommend staying at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg – great for couples, families and friends. NOTE: 719 Graves Ordinary has a great view of Wareham’s Pond.