Celebrate Independence Day at Mount Trashmore Park!
Wednesday, July 4 | 4 - 10 pm | Mount Trashmore Park
Celebrate with your friends and family at our annual July 4th Celebration at Mount Trashmore Park! We're featuring great musical acts as singer/songwriter Rachel Rocheleau opens for country sensation, the Beadle Brothers! Fireworks begin at 9:30 pm. Admission and limited onsite parking is free. Food and drinks available for purchase.
Main Stage Performances
5:00 - 6:00 pm | Texas Roadhouse's Andy Armadillo and the acclaimed country line dancers will kick off the evening. Learn how to line dance to popular country songs, get your picture taken with Andy and participate in the free giveaways.
6:00 - 7:30 pm | Aspiring local singer/songwriter Rachel Rocheleau makes her big stage debut at Mount Trashmore Park performing a medley of classic patriotic favorites, a mix of today's top hits, and a few great oldies.
8:15 - 9:30 pm | The Beadle Brothers are a high energy country duo that have previously opened for many national recording artists including Toby Keith, Tracy Lawrence and Lori Morgan.
4:00 - 8:00 pm | Free children's activities and games at Shelter #3. The Virginia Freemasons will be making child ID cards at no cost.
9:30 pm | Zambelli, the "First Family of Fireworks" will amaze you with their spectacular fireworks show!
Note: When parking lots at Mount Trashmore Park are full, Edwin Drive between Independence Boulevard and South Boulevard may close.
Youth Football & Volleyball Registration
Saturday, July 7 & 14 | Times & Locations Vary
Get your kids involved in sports! Organized athletics are offered through the City-Wide Athletic Office in conjunction with volunteer Recreation Associations for youth 10 years old through 18 years old and attending K-12 schools.
Youth football and volleyball registration will take place on July 7 and 14. Specific sites and times are available here. Practice will begin in August and games begin in September. Recreation Associations will charge a player registration fee and the sports offered vary by area.
Don't know which Recreation Association you belong to? Find it here.
Dance the Night Away at Latin Fiesta!
Friday, July 20 | 7 - 10 pm | Mount Trashmore Park
Join us at Mount Trashmore Park on Friday, July 20 for Latin Fiesta, our salsa concert in the park!
The sizzling sounds of Tumbao Salsero Orchestra will keep you moving all night long with Latin rhythms that include Salsa, Merengue, Jazz and Bomba. The 11-member band has entertained thousands of fans at concerts throughout Virginia including Latin Fest and Norfolk Harborfest.
The concert begins at 7 pm, and food will be available for purchase.
Free admission and free on-site parking!
Please Note Our Upcoming Facility Closures
All Virginia Beach Recreation Centers and Owl Creek Tennis Center will be closed on July 4 for Independence Day.
Don't forget that your membership is good at all six Virginia Beach Recreation Centers! If your usual center is closed for maintenance, take the opportunity to visit another center. Use this locator to help you find one!
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