What’s Happening For the Fourth?

The steaks are marinating, the beverages are on ice, and you’re wondering what to do once the grill is cooled.  Here’s a list of what’s happening in Blacksburg, Christiansburg and Radford.  Enjoy your Fourth of July!

Blacksburg – From 2-3pm there’ll be a parade through downtown.  At 6:00, the Blacksburg Community Band will be playing (presumably at Municipal Park, across the street from the High School) for an hour and a half, then "Beatle Mania Live" will play from 8:15-9:30pm.  At 9:30, the fireworks begin!

Christiansburg – Celebrate with the Town of Christiansburg at the 9th Annual 4th of
July Celebration.  The festivities will be
held at the Christiansburg High School Football Stadium on North
Franklin Street.  Gates will open at 5PM and admission is free.
The children’s game area will be open from 5:30-8:30PM, with special
guest, Dave’s Moonwalk and More.  Don and the Deltones will perform live
music. Patriotic prizes will be raffled off before Pyrotecnico’s
fireworks display which will begin around 9:45PM.

    8:00 a.m. 5K Race
    11:00 a.m. Parade
    12:00 noon     Dog Show
    1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Karaoke Contest (Cash Prizes), Pete Blackburn, Sam Moore & Danny O’Brian’s Band, Beach Music, local bands, choirs and much, much, more.
    6:00 p.m. Hot Air Balloon Rides (Now THAT sounds cool!)
    6:00 p.m. The Richards
    7:00 p.m. JIMMY FORTUNE
    8:45 p.m. Karaoke Finals
    9:30 p.m. Fireworks

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