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Stars in the Sky
July 4 @ 7:00 pm - 9:15 pm
The City of Newport News Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department will present the “4th of July Stars in the Sky” on Monday, July 4, 2022 at Victory Landing Park (50 25th St.). The event begins at 7:00 p.m. with free children’s inflatables (moon bounces, obstacle courses), free face painting, the Tomcats Dixieland Band (performing near the Newport News Victory Arch) and strolling entertainment. Food vendors will be on site selling a variety of items including kettle corn, sno cones, shaved ice, smoothies, ice cream, funnel cakes, hot dogs, hamburgers, pizza, grilled cheese and ribs. Live music will be provided by the USAF Heritage of America Concert Band from 7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Free light-up give-a-way items will be given out during the event (while supplies last). A spectacular fireworks show by the internationally award winning fireworks company Pyrotecnico, will light up the sky over the James River at 9:00 p.m.
Admission and parking are free. Directions: Take I-64 to I-664S, take Exit 6 to 26th Street, turn left onto Huntington Avenue, and turn right onto 23rd Street. Free parking is available at the Newport News City Hall parking lot and designated non-restricted public parking spaces in the Downtown area. No pets, bicycles, alcohol, skateboards, or radios are permitted inside the event area. For more information, call 926-1400 or visit nnparksandrec.org.