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|Phone: 757-382-6411||Contact: Angela J. Thompson, AJThompson@cityofchesapeake.net|
|Address: Chesapeake City Park, 900 City Park Drive, Chesapeake, 23322|
Monday, July 3, 2017
Event is FREE to the public. $5 on-site Parking Fee.
Celebrate America's Birthday with the U.S. Army TRADOC Band, from Fort Eustis, providing stirring patriotic sounds. Following the concert, fireworks by Pyrotechnico will illuminate the dark sky after sunset.
Parks, Recreation and Tourism also brings you the best in children's activities and family entertainment: face painting, a 3-years-and-under play area, giant lawn games, inflatables and more.
Chesapeake Arts Alive! and Fine Arts Commission will offer a silent auction of unique items and a raffle of their famous gift baskets to provide scholarships for Chesapeake's talented students. A variety of "food truck" concessions will be available for an evening picnic. Bring your own chairs or blanket. (Pop-up tents not permitted!)
SCHEDULE [Times are approximate.]
5:00 p.m.: Event Parking Opens / Family Entertainment / Children's Activities / Concessions / DJ Dance Party / Local Entertainment / Interactive Demos
7:50 p.m.: Presenting of the Colors – National Anthem
8:00 p.m.: U.S. Army TRADOC Band Concert
9:15 p.m.: (approximately) Fireworks