July 4, 2011
It will be a jam-packed Independence Day holiday weekend in Central Virginia. There will be multiple parades, celebrations and fireworks displays throughout the area.
Here's a brief rundown of the events:
Scottsville - Monday, July 4. Town of Scottsville July 4th Celebration. Parade starts at 10am. Enjoy events all weekend including a tractor show, car show, gospel festival, antique crafts, an artist & artisan Show.
Stanardsville - Monday, July 4. Parade on Main street starts at 10am. After the parade, the activities move to Court Square for a flag raising, National Anthem, Pledge to Flag, Invocation, Greene County Singers, parade awards, booths/vendors and more!
Lovingston - Monday, July 4. Parade theme this year is "Celebrate America". Parade starts at 11am along Front Street and Main Street. Children can walk, ride a bike or non-motorized vehicle, stroll, roller skate in the Children's Bike Parade (sign-up 10am, judging 10:30am, awards 10:45am, main parade 11am).
Earlysville - Monday, July 4. 1pm. Parade begins at Earlysville Post Office and proceeds down Buck Mountain Road to Buck Mountain Episcopal Church on Buck Mountain Road. Hog dogs available at the church.
Charlottesville - Monday, July 4. Patriotism In The Park! Enjoy kids games, entertainment and music at McIntire Park! Fireworks show begins one minute after dark. Free parking is available at Charlottesville High School. Shuttle service runs from the Albemarle County Office Building on McIntire Road. Click here for more info.
Scottsville - Monday, July 4. Fireworks at 9:30pm. The fireworks are an especially beautiful display over the river when viewed from the bridge!
Lake Monticello - Monday, July 4. Fireworks over the lake at 9:15pm on July 4.