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Parks and Recreation Fourth of July Celebration: Programming returning to Dogwood Dell for 2022

As part of the 65th annual Festival of Arts, the City’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities (PRCF) will be hosting a Fourth of July celebration at Dogwood Dell.

This free event will feature the reading of the Declaration of Independence at 6 p.m., a presentation of the Declaration of Independence at 6:30 p.m., a performance by the Richmond Jazz Concert Band at 7 p.m., and a concert of patriotic and pop music by The Richmond Concert Band at 8 p.m. There will also be a performance of “The 1812 Overture” featuring the concert band at 9 p.m. during the fireworks display.

Richmond Police Department will enforce the following no parking areas from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. on July 4.

  • 700-1000 block of Blanton Avenue  between Garrett Street and Grant Street (Both sides)
  • Arthur Ashe Boulevard between Blanton and Idlewood Avenue (Both sides)
  • Park Drive between Pump House Dr. and Blanton Avenue (Both sides)
  • Idlewood Avenue between S. Arthur Ashe Boulevard and S. Robinson Street  (Both sides)

Arthur Ashe Boulevard will close to vehicular traffic at 6 pm. Free parking is available at the Dell, with over flow parking available at City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Avenue with free shuttle bus service beginning at 4 p.m. Vendors and family activities will also be available on site.  For more information, please call (804) 646-3677.

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