Virginia Beach 4th of July 2022 Event Information & Savings

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Do you love watching the 4th of July fireworks? Are you looking for a great way to celebrate our nation’s birthday? My advice to you is to spend it in Virginia Beach!

There’s always a lot of fun things to do in Virginia Beach. On the 4th of July, you can find places to enjoy free live entertainment and fireworks with your family and friends.

Start the 4th off with the 38th annual Independence Day 5K at Mount Trashmore Park. Show off your patriotic holiday spirit as you run or walk. The race supports the YMCA’s Annual Giving Campaign which provides assistance to children and Seniors. Top finishers will receive $1,000 in gift certificates.

Mount Trashmore Park will be having their July 4th Celebration from 6 pm to 10 pm. This family friendly event will offer yard games, face painting and bounce houses. Admission is free. You can enjoy live music on the Main Stage from performers, including the Vinyl Headlights.

Plenty of vendors will be at the celebration, including

  • The Funnel Cake Factory
  • Luvabowls
  • Bear House Coffee
  • Mama’s Kitchen
  • Hadassah’s Grill
  • DC Smoothies
  • HER Concessions & More LLC
  • Sweet Tweets
  • Pelican Snowballs of Norfolk
  • Nader’s Bistro

Bring a blanket and get comfortable on a giant grassy hill to enjoy the fireworks display beginning at 9:30 pm.

Stars & Stripes Celebration

Virginia Beach’s Stars & Stripes Celebration is held across the Virginia Beach Oceanfront. This annual event includes a lineup of artists and bands performing a salute to America. All concerts are free and open to the public.

Celebrations will be at

31st Street Park

This celebration runs from 7 pm to 11 pm. DEJA is the headliner for this celebration.

17th Street Park

Chester B’s Motown Review is the headliner for this celebration. It begins at 7 pm and runs until 10 pm.

24th Street Stage on the Beach

This celebration starts at 7:30 pm and will end at 9:30 pm. The Tidewater Winds Concert Band is the headlining performers.

Fireworks will begin at 9:30 pm. They will be launched from a barge and can be viewed from anywhere along the band.

There’s always a lot to do in Virginia Beach on any day. Go ziplining over the wetlands.

Take a small group dolphin kayak eco tour or a Sunset Dolphin Tour.

Go Stand Up Paddleboarding.

Take an Art Tour/Beer Tasting or take a one-hour Haunted Walking Tour, if you dare…..

Hotel Discounts

If you’d like to visit Virginia Beach over the 4th of July weekend, you consider the following hotels. They have discounted rates which will result in a savings for you. Just act quickly. Hotels at the beach will fill up the closer we get to July 4th.