July 4, 2016 at 4:30 pm - 9:45 pm| Free
A Henrico County 4th of July Celebration has taken place annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time, expanded hours, and features new entertainment. The free event begins at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. Food trucks will be onsite to provide an evening meal or snack while guests enjoy the evening performances. Red, White, and Lights is sponsored by Henrico County and Genworth.
*Guests are encouraged to arrive early, the event opens at 4:30 p.m.
*You may bring a blanket or chairs. Please no hard-sided coolers. Also, alcohol is prohibited in all county parks.
Family Fun Zone – 4:30-7:30 p.m.
- Living History Exhibits
- Patriotic Contests & Games
- Airbrush Tattoos
Entertainment – begins at 6 p.m.
- Reading of the Declaration of Independence
- Balancing and juggling acts by Signora Bella, the Great Italian Equilibrist
- Dance performance by The Colonial Dance Club
- Fife and drums by Williamsburg Field Musick
- Emcee – Bill Bevins
- Richmond Symphony
- Laser-light Show
*Be sure to download the “Offline Lights” App on your phone to join in the light show!