July 4th Celebration

Friday, July 4
  • Music at 7 p.m.
  • Fireworks at 9:20 p.m.
Event Details
The city sponsors an annual July 4th Independence Day Celebration at George Mason High School:
7124 Leesburg Pike
Falls Church, VA 22046
Fireworks
Music starts at 7 p.m. with a live performance by the Original Moonlighters Band. Fireworks start at 9:20 p.m. Seating is available at Jack Gambill Athletic Fields or the Northern Virginia Graduate Center Parking Lot. In the event of rain, the event is scheduled for July 5 at the same time and location.

Spectator seating on the rain date will be available at the high school, but not the Graduate Center parking lot. The event is free to the public. No alcohol, personal fireworks, or smoking permitted on school grounds. Only chairs with flat bases are permitted on the artificial turf field.

Parking
Parking will be restricted within City limits near George Mason High School so that emergency vehicles can use residential streets. From 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 4, the following streets will have parking restricted to one side of the street only:
  • Grove Ave.
  • Birch St.
  • Spruce St.
  • Offut Dr.
  • Falls Ave.
How to Get There
The best ways to get to the high school for the celebration are the West Falls Church Metro or walking. Drivers are reminded to heed towing warnings in shopping centers and business parking lots; towing is usually enforced by the property owners or businesses. Parking also not allowed along Broad St./Rt. 7/Leesburg Pike, Haycock Rd., and other major arteries in the area.