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Posted on: June 29, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Goochland County 4th of July Fireworks Event Information

Goochland Parks and Recreation - 2019 Fourth of July Fireworks

Planning to attend the highlight of the summer….this year’s 4th of July Fireworks celebration? Please review the important information below regarding the event, parking, and road closures.

This year’s fireworks presentation will be located at the Goochland Sports Complex (1800 Sandy Hook Road, Goochland, VA). The show starts at 9:00 p.m. The Rain Date is Friday, July 5th.

Please be prepared for extensive traffic delays before and after the event. Due to road closures prior to the start of the fireworks display, it is recommended that you arrive at your preplanned location by 8:00 p.m. No alcohol allowed! Consumption of alcohol will not be tolerated in public or on county property. Your cooperation and patience are appreciated.

The following road closures will begin prior to the start of the fireworks.  There is no set time for the closures, they will begin based on traffic conditions and event parking capacity – plan to arrive early and be prepared for traffic delays.

Road Closures:

  • Sandy Hook Road (Rt. 522) at River Road West (Rt. 6) 
  • Sandy Hook Road (Rt. 522) at Fairground Road
  • Sandy Hook Road (Rt. 522) at Bulldog Way
  • Dickinson Road at River Road West (Rt. 6)
  • Dickinson Road at Fairground Rd
  • River Road West (Rt. 6) at Maidens Road
  • Fairground Road at Maidens Road

Residents and businesses in the Courthouse Village area are asked to be patient and understanding with the Goochland County Sheriff’s Office as they deal with the massive amount of traffic the 4th of July Fireworks brings.

Park and watch the show from a number of locations identified on the map below including the Goochland County Administration building, Goochland Elementary School, and the Goochland Middle and High School complex. Designated parking lots will open at 7:00 p.m., plan to arrive early and be prepared for traffic delays. Due to road closures prior to the start of the fireworks display, it is recommended that you arrive at your preplanned location by 8:00 p.m. Please check Goochland County Parks and Recreation’s Facebook page for parking updates.

No Alcohol allowed! Consumption of alcohol will not be tolerated in public or on county property. Your cooperation and patience are appreciated.

Goochland County Public Schools Sunshine Food Bus will be parked at Goochland Elementary School from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. in the bus loop. Meals are $4 and options include BBQ or a hot dog with chips, cookie, lemonade or bottled water. The Sunshine Food Bus accepts cash only.

Goochland County Parks and Recreation - 2019 Fireworks Map

Please contact Goochland County Parks and Recreation at (804) 556-5854 for more information.

We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable 4th of July!

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