7/3/2015, 2:51 p.m. | Updated on 7/3/2015, 2:51 p.m.
This year’s July 4th holiday marks the 239th anniversary of America’s signing of the Declaration of Independence from Great Britain.
Here is a schedule of Richmond area fireworks shows in celebration of Independence Day:
Friday, July 3
RVA Fireworks on the James, Brown’s Island in Downtown. Entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m.; fireworks blast off around 9 p.m.
Celebrate Freedom, Genworth campus, 6620 W. Broad St., Henrico County. Concert, 6:30 p.m.; fireworks, 9 p.m.
Saturday, July 4
Richmond Celebrates the 4th of July, Carillon area of Byrd Park. Entertainment begins at 6 p.m.; fireworks around 9:15 p.m.
Richmond Flying Squirrels, The Diamond, North Boulevard and Robin Hood Road. Fireworks follow 6:05 p.m. game against the Akron Aeros.
Chesterfield Celebrates the 4th of July, Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Road. Festivities begin at 5 p.m.; fireworks after 9 p.m.
Fourth at the Fort, Fort Lee celebration at Williams Stadium on Lee Avenue on base. Entertainment begins at 5 p.m.; fireworks about 9:35 p.m. To access Fort Lee, drivers must show a driver’s license, current vehicle registration and proof of insurance. Adult passengers also must show a driver’s license or other government issued photo I.D. All vehicles subject to search. Coolers no larger than 6 inches by 6 inches by 12 inches allowed.