A Celebration of Patriotism

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY

July 4, 2014!

8am FREEDOM 5-K RACE - Sponsored by the Culpeper Buffalo Wild Wings, Culpeper County Parks & Recreation and the Sports Authority!
For the second year the race will begin at the Town Municipal Building, 400 S. Main St. and wind through the west side of Town, loopYowell Meadow Park and return to the Town Municipal Building to finish.  Registration is now open, so go to the 5K race page for more info!
9am - 3pm YOUTH SOCCER
All tournaments take place in Yowell Meadow Park. Organized by Tim Kearney of RE/MAX Crossroads.  Go to the youth sports page for more information!
10am  - 3pm

CULPEPER RENAISSANCE
4th OF JULY CAR and BIKE SHOW

A full day show at The Depot and Davis Street in Downtown Culpeper. Judging begins at 10am, awards are presented at 2.30pm. The show is open and free to all.
Registration information and forms will be posted on the Car Show page! 

10am - 5pm

MUSEUM OF CULPEPER HISTORY

The NEW LOCATION of the Museum will be open from 10 am to 5 pm. (The museum moved to the Depot at 113 S. Commerce Street.)  Come see their new home and check out the displays!

Noon PATRIOTIC PROGRAM:  READING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
The Sons of the American Revolution (SAR), Culpeper Minute Men Chapter, will present a program that includes the reading of the Declaration of Independence on the courthouse lawn and a fife and drum corps will be on hand. The Blue Ridge Chorale will astound us with patriotic songs!
1 pm

STATE THEATRE

FREE special showing of "Independence Day" at the State Theatre located at 305 South Main Street.

4 pm INDEPENDENCE DAY - MAIN STREET PARADE
This hometown parade is open to anyone who wants to participate. The typical hometown Main Street parade was once the center of most annual community events and local gatherings. Culpeper's 4th of July Celebration brings that memory back to life. Continue the tradition and be a part of the Annual Main Street Parade. Go to the parade page for registration info!
5:30 pm DINNER, MOONBOUNCES, PUTT-PUTT GOLF, HAYRIDES, AND ENTERTAINMENT
Yowell Meadow Park is the place to for food, music and entertainment. Enjoy all kinds of delicious food and treats, then spend some time visiting the art & craft vendors in the parking lot area. There will be moonbounces (Spacewalk), putt-putt golf (Boy Scout Troop #198 & Camp Fantastic, and take a hayride pulled by antique John Deere tractors (provided by Art Fellows and his family). Throw a blanket down, or pull up a chair, and come listen to the winners of the "Culpeper Has Talent" competition as the entertainment from 5:30 to 8:30 pm.

9:15 pm

(Time approximate

in the event of inclement weather)

FIREWORKS
The Grand Finale of a fun-filled day can only be FIREWORKS! The fireworks will be held at Yowell Meadow Park; and are sponsored by the Town of Culpeper and the County of Culpeper!
For safety reasons, dogs will not be allowed in the park during all 4th of July events.


Donations can be mailed to:
Culpeper Festival Committe

4th of July Event
P.O. Box 1235
Culpeper, VA 22701

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