4th of July Events In Alexandria VA and Washington DC 2011

 

There will be colors bursting all over Washington DC this weekend as we celebrate Independence Day!  Here is a list of 4th of July activities in and around the Alexandria area for 2011.

WASHINGTON DC
4th of July Fireworks on the National Mall
Fireworks Time: At dark, usually around 9:15 p.m.
Rain Date: July 5th
Launch Location: The fireworks are launched from the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool and light up the sky over the Washington Monument.

VIRGINIA
Alexandria Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison St., Alexandria, Virginia. Celebrate Alexandria's Birthday & the USA's on Saturday, July 9, 2011, 4-10 p.m. Enjoy a concert by the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra at 8:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Falls Church
George Mason High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Virginia. Live music will start at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Fairfax July 4, (rain date - fireworks only July 5) Fairfax City, Independence Day Parade through the downtown area beginning at 10 a.m. Musical entertainment begins at 7 p.m. at Fairfax High School with a spectacular fireworks display at dark. (703) 385-7858.

McLean
Langley High School, 6520 Georgetown Pike McLean, Virginia. (703) 790-0123. Music performances, food, games, and activities for kids. Grounds open at 6 p.m. Fireworks at dark. 

Leesburg
 
Ida Lee Park, Rt. 15 (King Street) and Ida Lee Drive, Leesburg, Virginia. (703) 777-1368. Gates open at 6 p.m. Fireworks around 9:30 p.m.

King's Dominion
16000 Theme Park Way, Doswell, Virginia. Independence Day celebrations and fireworks.

MARYLAND
 
National Harbor July 3, 2011. Gaylord National Resort, National Harbor, Maryland. Fireworks and summer festival, beginning at 6:30 p.m., tickets are required. 

"Boom, boom, boom.  Even brighter than the moon, moon, moon!"  - Katy Perry, Firework