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Where to watch fireworks in Northern Virginia this 4th of July

For those who live in Northern Virginia and don’t want to travel too far or fight through massive crowds this 4th of July, here’s the best firework displays near you!

Except where otherwise noted, displays are scheduled for Wednesday, July 4, 2018.


Arlington will not have a fireworks show, but there are several recommended places to watch the fireworks just across the Potomac River in D.C. on July 4! Those fireworks begin at 9:09 p.m. and last for 17 minutes. MORE INFO HERE and HERE

- Long Bridge Park

- Air Force Memorial

- Gateway Park

- Gravelly Point

- U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial

- Key Bridge

- Pentagon Reservation

- Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall (open at 5:05 p.m. to DoD ID card holders, their families and guests)


Alexandria (July 7) – Oronoco Bay Park, 100 Madison Street. Festivities from 6-8 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE


George Washington’s Mount Vernon – For a full day of celebrations, Mount Vernon’s ‘An American Celebration’ may be just the thing! Events include a wreath laying, daytime fireworks and so much more. 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway, Alexandria, Va. MORE INFO HERE

Fairfax – Independence Day celebrations will start with a parade at 4100 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Va. at 10 a.m., followed by an evening show that will kick off at 5:30 p.m. and will include children’s activities, on-stage entertainment and a fireworks display. MORE INFO HERE

Vienna – Festivities start at 7 p.m. at the Yeonas Park, 1319 Ross Drive, SW, Vienna, Va. including live music by Mars Rodeo. Fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE


Sterling (June 30) – Sterling Park Golf Club, 333 South Sterling Blvd. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Leesburg (June 30) – Green Mill Preserve, 41080 Solit Way. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. *PRIVATE SHOW* MORE INFO HERE

Lansdowne (July 1) – Lansdowne Resort, 44050 Woodridge Parkway. Fireworks at 8:45 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Hillsboro (July 1) – Town of Hillsboro, 37098 Charles Town Pike. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Chantilly (July 3) – South Riding Golf Club, 43227 Golf View Drive. Fireworks at 10 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Lovettsville (July 3) – Lovettsville Rec Center, 57 East Broad Way. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Aldie (July 3) – Willowsford, 41085 Willowsford Lane. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. *PRIVATE SHOW* MORE INFO HERE

Waterford (July 3) – Waterford, Water Street Meadow. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Leesburg – Ida Lee, 50 Ida Lee Drive. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Purcellville – Franklin Park, 17501 Franklin Park Drive. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Sterling – Trump National Golf Club, 20391 Lowes Island Blvd. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. *PRIVATE SHOW* MORE INFO HERE

Middleburg – 300 West Washington Street. Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. MORE INFO HERE

Aldie – Creighton Farms, 22050 Creighton Farms Drive. Fireworks at 9 p.m. *PRIVATE SHOW* MORE INFO HERE

Ashburn (July 5) – Ashburn Village, 20585 Ashburn Village Blvd. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE


Quantico – Independence Day celebrations will take place from 4 until 9:30 p.m. at the Marine Corps Base located at 3250 Catline Ave., Quantico, Va. MORE INFO HERE

Dale City – Festivities and a parade will take place from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Dale Boulevard, Dale City, Va., Their fireworks show took place at an earlier date. MORE INFO HERE

Manassas – Fireworks will start at 9:15 p.m. in the historic downtown Manassas, 9431 West Street, Manassas, Va. MORE INFO HERE

Manassas Park – Fireworks will start at dusk at Signal Hill Park, 9300 Signal View Drive, Manassas, Va. MORE INFO HERE

Woodbridge – Potomac National Baseball Minor League will have a post-game firework show at the Pfitzner Stadium located at 7 County Complex Court, Woodbridge, Va. MORE INFO HERE

For locations to watch fireworks in Maryland, click here.