Family Movies on the Mall at the Taylor Pavilion, 119 N. Loudoun Street. The event is family-friendly and free to attend. Moviegoers are encouraged to bring blankets/chairs, food while enjoying a night viewing blockbuster family hits. The movies are Playing With Fire on the 2nd, Abominable on the 9th, Toy Story 4 on the 16th, Maleficent Mistress of Evil on the 23rd and Dumbo on the 30th. Rain location will be the Handley Library. 540-667-1815.
July 3–New Market.
Our Independence Day celebration will be held at the Community Park. The celebration activities start at 5pm, with a fireworks display showing around 9:20pm. Activities to include, but not limited to live music, train ride, dunk tank, activities for all ages and food vendors. Musical entertainment will be performed by Little Walter and the Convictions. Bring chairs or blankets to enjoy the evening. NO Pets Allowed. 540-740-3850.
Annual Rockin’ Independence Eve in Old Town. Celebrate our nation’s independence at a free, family-oriented event that’s fun for all ages. Live music at the Taylor Pavilion featuring Souled Out. There will be a beer/wine garden that benefits the SPCA. Also a hamburger eating contest, numerous family activities and more. Fireworks 11pm. 540-535-3660 or 540-667-1815, ext. 1670.
The Summer Jam Festival will be held at Massanutten Resort, rain or shine. Featuring live music, food trucks, kids’ activities, firework, arts/crafts. Also a few surprises here and there. No pets or coolers. Admisssion fee and kids under 7 are free. All proceeds benefit the Rockingham/Harrisonburg SPCA. 540-434-5270.
Join us for our Annual July 4th event at 2 Mechanic Street. The Big City Band will be performing live from 6-8pm. There will be giant inflatable slides, an inflatable obstacle course, children’s obstacle course for ages 2-5, moon bounce, carnival style games with prizes, face painting, a photobooth, a duck race and more. Fireworks to follow at approximately 9:15 pm, weather dependent. 540-743-5511.
The Turner Pavilion and Park downtown is the best place to celebrate Independence Day. Visitors and locals alike join us year-after-year to enjoy live music, food trucks, unique kids’ activities, local craft beer and of course, the best fireworks display in the Valley. Also the Friendly City Fortune has changed the game for fundraising, we will raffle off $250,000 in cash and prizes to 49 winners from throughout the Valley and beyond. For more information, call 540-432-8922 or www.friendlycityfourth.com.
Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular Display at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds. Free admission, gates open 8:30pm and fireworks at 9:30pm. Rain date is the 5th. 540-459-3621.
Come celebrate the Fourth of July downtown. Events start at 1pm and go all day till Dusk. In the Park we will have a variety of craft vendors and more. Parade Begins 5pm. 540-869-2226.
Join us at the Frontier Culture Museum as we celebrate Independence Day. Admission is Pay-What-You-Will. 540-332-7850.
July 4–Buena Vista.
Independence Day at Glen Maury Park. Live music, food, family fun, fireworks and more. 540-261-8600.