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4th of July at the Virginia State Capitol

July 4 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

A true red-white-and-blue celebration of freedom, our nation’s founding, and Virginia’s official kickoff for America’s 250th birthday!

Inspired by John Adams’ vision of a grand festival, the majestic Virginia State Capitol grounds will transform into a vibrant hub of activity, bursting with the sights and sounds of Virginia’s diverse communities.

Imagine the sights, sounds, and energy of Virginians from all walks of life engaging with what Freedom means today through performances of spoken word, dance, and music as a prelude to unifying and inspiring keynote remarks and a very special finale.

Confirmed speakers and performers include:

Master of Ceremonies: Geoff Bennett, PBS News Hour Co-Anchor
Carly Fiorina, VA250 National Honorary Chair
Thomas Jefferson as portrayed by Kurt Smith of Colonial Williamsburg
Colonial Williamsburg Fifes & Drums
Quantico Marine Band
Roanoke Symphony Orchestra & Chorus
New Fellowship Gospel Choir

Enjoy food trucks, VA250’s commemorative ice cream “Apple Doodle Dandy” by Gelati Celesti, and free parking and shuttle service to this exciting, FREE public event! Please RSVP to help us plan for the best experience and receive the latest updates.

Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://va250.org/independence-day-at-virginias-state-capitol/

Organizer

Virginia American Revolution 250 Commission
Phone
804-823-9016
Email
communications@va250.virginia.gov
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Venue

Virginia State Capitol
1000 Bank St
Richmond, VA 23218 United States
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Phone
804-823-9016
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