Celebrate America’s Birthday with a day of good old-fashioned family fun! Enjoy delicious food, and cold and refreshing sweet cider, hard cider, and wine. Join our bike parade (decorate your bicycle with patriotic colors and get in on the fun!), play games like Water Balloon Toss, 3-Legged Race, Sack Races, and our Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest! Enjoy live music in the evening, and we’ll offer hayrides in the afternoon, until dark.
We’ll stay open late so you can view the local fireworks happening around Charlottesville!
No outside alcohol permitted, by state ABC law.
Mountain Grill Open: 12N – 8P
Bike Parade: 4:30PM – bring your bicycle, decorated with patriotic colors, ribbons, banners, etc. All ages!
Live Music: The John Marshall Mays Band playing 5PM-8PM
Hayrides: 5P til dusk (WEATHER PERMITTING)
Old Fashioned Sack Races: 5:15P – all ages
Water Balloon Toss: 6P – all ages
“Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?” – 6:30P – history challenge for all ages
Watermelon Bar and Watermelon Seed Spittin’ Contest – 7P
Viewing of Local Fireworks – 9P ish
All Grounds close by 10PM