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Red, White, and Lights 2019

July 4, 2019 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Red White and Lights fireworks

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!

Sponsored in partnership with Genworth. Information: rec-events@henrico.us



Event Maps

Red, White, and Lights 2019 Park Map
Red, White, and Lights 2019 Event Map


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.


Event TimelineA shot of the crowd at Red White and Lights.

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

Not Ok!
Outside Food/Drink Alcohol
Blankets/Chairs Grills
Tents/Umbrellas Large coolers
Comfortable Shoes Drones


Public Health Reminder: Bring plenty of water and sunscreen! The CDC recommends sunscreen for everyone, regardless of age or skin tone.





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.

Getting There

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.


Recreation and Parks
(804) 501-7275
View Organizer Website


Dorey Park
2999 Darbytown Road
Henrico, VA 23231 United States
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(804) 652-1440
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