Fourth of July Celebration
Location: Chesterfield County Fairgrounds - 10300 Courthouse Road, Chesterfield, VA 23832.
Time: Gates open at 5 p.m.; fireworks will begin at dark. There is no rain date.
Cost: This event is free. Attendees can leave and return at any time.
Parking: Limited parking will be available at lots at L.C. Bird High School, Chesterfield Technical Center and O.B. Gates Elementary School. All traffic should enter parking areas via Krause Road. Roads leading to the fairgrounds will be closed when lots are full. View the parking map (PDF).
Media Parking: Media contacts/outlets that plan on attending must use Krause Road. Bring identifying media credentials and event security will provide additional parking instructions onsite.
Restrooms: Portable toilet units will be placed throughout the Fairgrounds. Accessible units will be available.
First Aid: Medical service personnel will be on site.
Inclement Weather: The event will take place rain or shine. Please follow the Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Facebook page for event updates. In case of severe weather, please report to your vehicle or seek shelter at L.C. Bird High School, as directed by safety personnel.
Emergency Alerts: To receive event emergency alerts, text CFIELD4TH to 888777.
- All bags and coolers are subject to search.
- Chairs or blankets are allowed.
- No alcohol, glass bottles, illegal weapons, personal firework or tents/canopies are allowed on county property.
- No pets; only service animals are allowed.
- Beach Community Grange
- Boca Tako
- Chilli P's Hotdogs
- Crows Nest Cookies
- Hawk's BBQ Extreme
- Jem's Catering
- Kona Ice
- Momma's BBQ
- Papa John’s Pizza
- Pops Kettle Treats
- Quinto Sol
- Scoop’s Ice Cream
- Strawberry Street
Kids Zone and Entertainment
A Kids Zone will be back this year with bounce houses, slides and more. Wristbands will be $5. Cash or card. The Kids Zone will close at 8:30 p.m. Additional entertainers (juggler, magician and hula-hooper) will be moving throughout the Kids Zone.
This year’s musical entertainment will be The Tight Slacks, who will perform a range of covers from sweet dance tracks from Michael Jackson and Justin Timberlake to saltier rock hits from the Strokes and Kings of Leon. Mixed in will be some Pat Benatar, Whitney Houston, '80s rock, Motown and more! The band will play sets at approximately 6 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. A DJ will provide musical entertainment when the band is not on stage.
Attendance at the Fourth of July Celebration constitutes consent for use of any photographs, video, recordings, or any other record of this event with you in it for any legitimate purpose by Chesterfield County.