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4th of July Fireworks - Newport News

Published: June 25, 2016

The City of Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department will present "4th of July Stars in the Sky" on Monday, July 4, 2016 at Victory Landing Park, located at the end of 23rd St. along the James River.

The event begins at 7:00 p.m. with free children's rides (giant slides, moon bounces, an obstacle course, face painting) and strolling entertainment. Food vendors will be on site selling a variety of items including funnel cakes, seafood, hot dogs, hamburgers, and frozen treats.

Entertainment will be provided by the Right On Band from 7:00 to 9:30 p.m. A spectacular fireworks show, presented by Newport News Shipbuilding, will light up the sky over the James River at 9:30 p.m.

The Right On Band is is known for their outlandish '70s costumes. Specializing in Motown, Disco, and '70s Funk, the band has been performing for more than 18 years.

Admission and parking are free. Free parking is available at the Newport News City Hall parking lot and designated non-restricted public parking spaces in the Downtown area.

No pets, bicycles, alcohol, skateboards, or radios are permitted inside the event area. For more information, call 757-926-1400.