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July 4, 2021
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Historic Yorktown
301 Main Street
Yorktown, VA 23690
Fourth of July Fireworks
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Independence Day Celebrations

Sunday, July 4, 2021

Independence Day in Yorktown is a free family-friendly celebration featuring a full lineup of events leading up to the big fireworks finale!

The morning starts at 8 a.m. with an 8K Run (Live and Virtual Options) followed by a patriotic parade along Water and Main Streets. Throughout the day, you can lounge on the beach, jam to live music, visit local shops, and explore several museums.

Historic Yorktown's restaurants will be open for business so you can grab lunch, and there will also be several to-go options at the Patriotic Food Pavilion, open by 4 p.m. until the fireworks are over. This year's list of food trucks and vendors includes local favorites like Carrot Tree Kitchens (hot dogs), Kona Ice, Chef Joseph (fried fish and shrimp), SMOKE BBQ (BBQ & brisket), Boyd's Tasty Dogs (hot dogs and hamburgers), Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream, Pop's Kettle Corn, and Coastal Thirst (tacos, quesadillas, watermelon lemonade).

Evening activities include a bell-ringing ceremony, patriotic concert, and an amazing firework display over the York River. Bring your flags; wear red, white, and blue; and come together to celebrate America!

Click here to read our blog with all the fun details of the day.

Due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic—all York County sponsored and partner community events are subject to postponement or cancellation. This includes changes to dates, times, and locations.