Enjoy the 4th of July at PATRIOTISM IN THE PARK, brought to you by Bank of The James, at McIntire Park.

Join in the festivities with kids activities, a chicken fingers-eating contest, local food trucks and vendors, and fireworks!

Gates open at (TBD) and the fireworks start at dark. There will be balloons, bounce houses, food, and fun for the entire family. Make it an afternoon for the whole family!

- Free parking at Charlottesville High School courtesy of the Charlottesville Tom Sox, or take the free shuttles to McIntire Park from the Albemarle County Office Building. Buses start transporting at (TBD).

- Handicapped and pregnant visitors parking...TBD...

- People who wish to enter the park (including handicap parking and buses) should use the entrance about 1/3 mile west of the 250/Rugby Rd exit. The 250/Rugby Rd park entrance will be closed to spectator entry during the event. It will reopen for vehicles exiting the park.

Check back for updates to parking, start times, etc.


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Parking Locations


Albemarle County Office Building: 401 McIntire Rd, Charlottesville, VA 22902
Charlottesville High School: 1400 Melbourne Rd., Charlottesville, VA 22901

Kids Activities:


Obstacle course
Bounce house


Entertainment Schedule:


Zaxby's Chicken Fingerz Eating Contest
Fireworks starts at dark