July 4 Celebration
There's no better place to celebrate our nation's birth than on historic Duke of Gloucester Street. You'll enjoy torchlit musical performances, readings of the Declaration of Independence, hands-on activities, and stunning fireworks.
READING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
Listen to readings of the Declaration of Independence by Patrick Henry and Thomas Jefferson with music from the Fifes & Drums and cannon fire.
CELEBRATE WITH STUNNING FIREWORKS
Enjoy fireworks from Palace Green to celebrate our nation's birthday. The display begins at 9:20 p.m.
PLAY COLONIAL GAMES
Enjoy colonial games at the Market House throughout the day.
SALUTE TO THE STATES
Special muster in commemoration of the anniversary of the birth of our nation – a salute to the original thirteen states.