- This event has passed.
July 4, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm| Free
Red, White, & Lights has been canceled for 2019. There is no rain date.
Thank you for your patience through the inclement weather!
Join us for our annual July 4th celebration!
Gates open at 4pm. Enjoy live entertainment, food trucks, a Family Fun Zone full of games & activities, and at 8pm, a concert by the Richmond Symphony with a fireworks finale!
Arrive early with your blankets or chairs and enjoy pre-concert entertainment with DJ Lonnie B, a performance by the four-time national cheerleading champions from Highland Springs High School, interactive crowd games, a carnival-style Family Fun Zone, and roving entertainment such as Jonathan Austin, Miss Sheri the Clown, and Uncle Sam on Stilts. Kelli Lemon will be emceeing for the evening and local food trucks will be on-site to provide a meal or a snack while you enjoy the event.
Hey, did you know we’re turning 50? We’ll be including some special surprises to help celebrate Henrico Recreation & Parks golden anniversary!
Important Notes: Henrico Police will close the park to entry at 9pm, or earlier if event capacity is reached.
Fireworks will not be visible outside event area due to the proximity to Richmond International Airport.
The dog park will be closed.
4 pm – Event opens, concessions available
5 pm – Pre-concert entertainment begins
6 pm – Family Fun Zone opens
7:45 pm – Official Welcome
8 pm – Richmond Symphony concert begins (Family Fun Zone closes)
9:15 pm – Firework show begins
10 pm – Exit
What To Bring
|Auntie Alice’s Kettle Corn||Bruster’s Ice Cream||Curbside Creations|
|Eastern Star**||Four Brothers**||Funcakes|
|Gaucho*||Glen Allen Enterprises||Grapevine Restaurant**|
|Jus Cukn||Kona Ice||Opa**|
|Taqueria Panchito||Pope’s Treats||SandTopia|
|Simply Street Food||Soul Ice|
* = Gluten Free. ** = Vegetarian Options.
Family Fun Zone
Dunk tank, inflatables, jousting, and a variety of carnival-style games.
Henrico County Police will be directing traffic in and out of the event. Please note: you may be directed to use the new entrance into the park.
Once parked, guests will be walking to the event area along designated paths. Accessible parking and shuttling is available. Police will be closing the park to entry at 9 pm, or earlier if event capacity is reached.
We recommend guests take 295. Directions:
- Take Exit 22 (Varina)
- Turn right onto Doran Road
- Turn left onto Darbytown Road and follow the direction of Henrico Police
- Turn left into Dorey Park
Once in the park, please stay on pedestrian pathways and avoid walking on roadways.
At the conclusion of the event, please plan an extra hour or two to leave Dorey Park. Although Henrico Police and Henrico Sheriff’s Office will be assisting with traffic, there will be a lot of vehicles on the property.
For your safety, please keep in mind that the weather is likely to be hot! Accessible parking spaces will be available to those with a handicap license plate or placard. Spots are limited, and we will be using a golf cart shuttle service to transport guests from reserved handicap parking to the parking lot at the back of the park. From there, guests will need to walk 50-75 yards into the event viewing space. Accessible restrooms will be open.