Fourth Of July Celebrations In Northern Virginia

The best place to celebrate the 4th of July is in Northern Virginia! There is no more exciting and patriotic summer road trip than spending Independence Day in the Capital Region. As most would agree, nobody puts on a better show. And few can compete with the celebrations and conveniences you'll enjoy when you stay in Fairfax County, Virginia for the fourth of July.

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Northern Virginia 4th of July Events

Various neighborhoods in Northern Virginia organize their own festivities, including parades, concerts, fireworks, dinner cruises, and so much more in local parks, creating a festive atmosphere that brings people together to honor the nation's independence. Whether it's watching dazzling fireworks displays or participating in the patriotic activities, Northern Virginia offers a remarkable experience for everyone on the 4th of July.

Fourth of July Parades in Fairfax and The D.C. Area

National Independence Day Parade Jul 04

National Independence Day Parade

America’s National Independence Day Parade takes place annually on July 4th at 11:45 am in Washington, D.C., on Constitution Avenue from 7th to 17th Street before a street audience of hundreds of thousands of spectators. The Parade consists…

City of Fairfax Independence Day Parade and Celebration Jul 04

City of Fairfax Independence Day Parade and Celebration

The City of Fairfax's Independence Day Parade and Fireworks began in 1967. Organized by the Delta Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority, the parade has developed into the largest in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The parade has all the…

DC Fireworks Schedule & More

On July 4th, The National Park Service will once again launch it's dazzling fireworks display from the area surrounding the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool. The fireworks take place right after 9pm and are the perfect way to cap off Independence Day in the National Capital Region.

Immerse Yourself in the Nation's Capital History

There's no better time to explore our nation's history than while in town for Independence Day. Make sure you take time on your trip to check out some of the places below.

Continue Your Holiday in Fairfax County

Must-See Attractions

Fairfax County is an exciting place to visit and is unlike any other destination in Northern Virginia. Between our Fairfax attractions and other nearby Washington DC area attractions, you'll have a robust list of fun…


If you like action, then check out all the outdoor activities and sports you can enjoy when looking for things to do in Northern Virginia near Washington, DC.  Fairfax County. Whether you’re looking for an adventurous date night…

Where To Stay During The Holiday


Fairfax County is known to be one of the best and most economical places to stay while visiting the Washington, DC area. The best thing about staying in Northern Virginia is that you’re incredibly close to the nation’s capital…

Cabin Rentals, RV Sites, & Camping

Both Bull Run Regional Park and Pohick Bay Regional Park offer cabins for overnight stays here in Northern Virginia. Offerings include rustic cabins, available at Pohick Bay Regional Park in Lorton and Bull Run Regional Park in…

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