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Norfolk Festevents and the City of Norfolk are thrilled to announce consecutive days of Fourth of July waterfront firework displays on July 4 and 5 in celebration of Independence Day.

The 37th Annual Fourth of July Great American Picnic and Fireworks, in partnership with the City of Norfolk and the City of Portsmouth, is scheduled for Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 5:00 p.m to 10:00 p.m at Town Point Park on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. The Shore Thing Concert & Independence Day Celebration is then slated for Friday, July 5, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at Ocean View Beach Park along the Chesapeake Bay in Ocean View in Norfolk.

The 37th Annual Fourth of July Great American Picnic at Town Point Park will feature all-American food favorites, including hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue, seafood, buttered corn on the cob, juicy watermelon, and much more, in addition to beer and wine. Festival guests can bring their own lawn chair or blanket to watch the largest fireworks show in the region at 9:30pm over the Elizabeth River from Town Point Park.

The ABNB Federal Credit Union Main Stage will feature patriotic sounds all evening. The United States Fleet Forces Brass Band will play at 6:30 p.m and the U.S. Fleet Forces Band takes the stage at 8:15 p.m, which leads directly into the fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit Festevents.org.

The Shore Thing Concert & Independence Day Celebration in Ocean View will feature live music from local dance-pop party band Wonderland, adult beverages, children’s activities, and a spectacular firework display at 9:30 p.m. over the Chesapeake Bay.

The Shore Thing Concert & Independence Day Celebration kicks off the Friday night event series in Ocean View. The new-and-improved themed schedule of events at Ocean View Beach Park this summer includes Beach Parties, Family Fun & Movie Nights, the Taste of VA on the Bay, the Backyard BBQ, and the Salsa Dance Party.

Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please visit OceanViewBeachPark.org.

37th Annual Fourth of July Great American Picnic

Town Point Park, Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

Thursday, July 4, 2019; 5:00 p.m.-10 p.m.

Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Live Music: U.S. Fleet Forces Brass Band (6:30pm) and U.S. Fleet Forces Band (8:15 p.m.)

FREE and open to the public

The Shore Thing Concert & Independence Day Celebration

Ocean View Beach Park, Ocean View in Norfolk

Friday, July 5, 2019; 6:00 p.m-10:00 p.m.

Fireworks at 9:30 p.m

Live Music: Wonderland (6:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m.)

FREE and open to the public

FOR MORE INFORMATION about the Fourth of July events, as well as additional events throughout the year, including hours, park regulations and parking, please visit Festevents.org or call 757-441-2345.

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