4th of July Fireworks 2022 near Falls Church

FALLS CHURCH, VA — Cities and counties across the country continue to bring back many of the traditional Independence Day activities that have been either canceled or modified over the past two years. The 4th of July is fast approaching so it’s time to find out what fireworks and celebrations are happening near you on 4th July 2022.

We have all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals close to Falls Church so you can start planning now.

Here’s what’s in store near Falls Church on the 4th of July.

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What: Vienna Independence Day and fireworks

Where: Yeonas Park, 1319 Ross Drive SW, Vienna, VA

When: Friday, July 1, 8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., fireworks at around 9:30 p.m

The Vienna Independence Day fireworks display takes place in conjunction with the second annual Liberty Amendments Month. The event features live music from the United States Navy Concert Band, games and family fun. Food and drinks are sold at the Wiener Kleinen Bund concession stand. Alcohol, sparklers, fireworks, pets and glass containers are not permitted. Lawn chairs and blankets can be brought to the event, but chairs must be kept away from the baseball fields.

What: McLean Independence Day celebration

Where: Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA

When: Saturday, July 2, 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m

This event features music, food trucks and fireworks. Shuttles to the event are available starting at 6:30 p.m. from McLean Community Center, 1234 Ingleside Avenue and Churchill Elementary School, 7100 Churchill Rd and starting at 7:00 p.m. from St. Luke Church and School, 7001 Georgetown Pike.

What: Fireworks on the National Mall in DC

Where: Fireworks are launched from either side of the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool.

When: The 17-minute viewing will take place on Monday, July 4, starting at 9:09 p.m
There are several locations in Virginia where you can see the show including Gravelly Point, Key Bridge and the Marine Corps War Memorial (Iwo Jima) and Netherlands Carillon. To reach the last three lookouts, take the Metrorail to Rosslyn station and walk south to Arlington Cemetery.

One of Arlington’s premier fireworks viewing locations, the Air Force Memorial, will be closed Monday, July 4th due to the ongoing Arlington National Cemetery expansion project.

What: 42nd Annual Capitol Fourth Concert

Where: National Mall

When: The 42nd annual Capitol Fourth concert on PBS begins at 8 p.m. ET, with DC country singer and four-time Grammy nominee Mickey Guyton serving as host
Guyton will lead an all-star cast in a patriotic evening of musical performances by top stars from pop, country, R&B, classical and Broadway with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Premier Pop’s conductor Jack Everly.

The concert coverage on PBS will conclude with a live broadcast of the fireworks display on the National Mall captured by multiple cameras located around the city.

What: City of Fairfax Independence Day Parade

Where: Old Town Fairfax

When: Monday, July 4, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m

The Independence Day Parade begins at 4100 Chain Bridge Road with a route on Chain Bridge Road, Main Street, University Drive and Armstrong Street. Participants include nine high school marching bands, large inflatable parade balloons, floats and clowns.

What: City of Fairfax Independence Day evening show and fireworks

Where: Parking lot in front of Fairfax High School, 3501 Lion Run, Fairfax, VA

When: Tuesday, July 5, 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m

This event features an evening show at 6:30 p.m. at Fairfax High School’s Stalnaker Stadium, followed by fireworks after dark. There will be no activities for children in 2022. Smoking, alcohol and animals (with the exception of service animals) are not permitted in the spectator area. There will be no onsite parking with limited accessible parking spaces. There will be accessible shuttle buses between Fairfax High School and Woodson High School.

What: USA/Alexandria birthday party

Where: Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St, Alexandria, VA

When: Saturday, July 9, 6:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m

This celebration marks the 273rd anniversary of Alexandria and the 246th anniversary of the United States. At 9:30pm there will be a performance by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra along with cupcakes, local vendors, live music and a fireworks display. Pets and smoking are not permitted at the event.

In addition to Oronoco Bay Park, fireworks venues include Center Canal Plaza; Rivergate Park, 2 Montgomery St.; Founder’s Park, 351 North Union St.; Waterfront Park, 1A Prince St.; Windmill Hill Park, 501 South Union St.; Ford’s Landing Promenade, 99 Franklin St.; Jones Point Park, Jones Point Dr. and George Washington Masonic Temple, 101 Callahan Dr.

Due to pandemic spikes, counties or cities may adjust or cancel events at the last minute, so check with organizers. Do you know of other events in the area? Post them to the patch calendar.


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