Spend your

Fourth of July

in Stafford

children playing with bubbles

Stafford’s 4th of July Spectacular

Stafford’s 4th of July Spectacular will kick off at 6 pm at John Lee Pratt Park.
The evening will include live music, surprise grab bags for family fun (while supplies last), yard games, food trucks, a DJ, and Fireworks.

The firework display will begin at dusk.
Admission is FREE

Ferry Farm

Fabulous Fourth at Ferry Farm

What could be more patriotic than spending July 4th on the grounds of George Washington’s Boyhood Home? Celebrate Independence Day the Revolutionary Way with acres of activities for all ages!

Chief Green Eel Pot creating a bow

Patawomack Fourth of July

The Patawomeck Native American Museum and Living Village is an exciting new addition to Stafford County’s cultural landscape. The museum offers a unique experience that showcases the rich history and vibrant culture of the Patawomeck tribe.  Shuttles leave from Downtown Fredericksburg near the Visitor Center. 

large white event tent

Merlot Meadows Bomb Pops

Make your way over to Merlot Meadows at Potomac Point Winery for seasonal Bomb Pop beverages. There is no better way to prepare for the 4th of July than spending a gorgeous day at your local winery with a festive, red, white, and blue drink in hand!

Barley Naked Independence Day Celebration

Barley Naked Brewing Company's Independence Celebration

Join Barley Naked Brewing Company for an Independence Celebration on Saturday, July 1st from 12 – 8 PM! There will be live music, food trucks, a bounce house, games, contests, charity events, and all the beer and seltzer you can dream of! This event is fun for the entire family!

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat

Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

One of the most enduring shows of all time, this gem from Andrew Lloyd Webber uses the biblical story of Joseph to tell a universal story of dreamers. Bursting with energy, this is the ultimate family experience that will leave you dancing in the aisles and exiting the theatre with a smile on your face.


Fallen Heroes 5k

This run is a scenic 5 Mile USATF Certified Course which runs along the Rappahannock River and the beautiful areas of the City of Fredericksburg.

Boy riding his bicycle in a 4th of July neighborhood parade

Children's Roll and Stroll

Line up at 9 am in the VRE parking lot at the corner of Caroline St. and Frederick St., parade will follow Caroline St. from the train station to Market Square. 

American Declaration of Independence drawing

Public Reading of the Declaration of Independence at Hugh Mercer Apothecary

Join us on the steps of the Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop, Caroline Street, as we celebrate our Independence with a live reading of the Declaration of  Independence.