Tuesday, July 3, 2012
4th of July Celebration
Independence Day is one of the biggest holiday’s that is celebrated during the summer. If you are in Warrenton, Virginia this year on July 4th there are several different activities that you can take part in to celebrate this holiday. Great Meadow has a huge fireworks celebration every year and this year is no different. Beginning at 4:00pm on July 4th through 10:00pm there is a huge celebration that includes lots of different games for children, pony races, face painting, petting zoos, live entertainment and of course a beautiful fireworks display at the end of the night. Tickets for this 4th of July Celebration can be bought in advance at your local Giant grocery store for $35.00 or at the door for $40.00.
If you are still in the area on this Friday, July 6th you have the opportunity to check out the “4th of July Children & Pets Parade” in Historic Old Town Warrenton. This is the 18th Annual Independence Day Parade. The whole parade consists of children, bikes, wagons, fire trucks, pets and parents. Come on out dressed in red, white and blue and march down Main Street. Uncle Sam and the Girl Scouts Color Guard lead the parade that is composed of over 800 children and pets, while the Fauquier Community Band performs for the crowd in front of the Old Courthouse. The parade begins at 6:00pm and starts on 5th Street. Come on out for either one of these 4th of July events to celebrate the holiday!